If you are looking for a bucket list luxury guest ranch vacation, look no further. For four nights last March 2022, we went on a multigenerational trip to Vista Verde Ranch (VVR) – an all-inclusive Colorado luxury dude ranch in the Rocky Mountains, just north of Steamboat Springs. Everyone (ages 7 through 74 at the time) said this was one of our most unique and best vacations ever!
Many people drive from Southern California or Las Vegas to ski at Brian Head. I hope this summary of our February 2021 road trip provide some ideas for other fun things to do and parks to visit on the way there and back. There will surely be something for each person in your group to enjoy!
Skiing is different this year. But I’m happy to report that it can still be done! As a two physician household with boys 5.5 and 8, we have given a lot of consideration into how to ski safely and recreate responsibly this season as a family, and want to share our experience and tips. We […]
This guide is for individuals, couples, or families who are interested in trying car camping. The following recommendations are not for backcountry camping, and are comfort-oriented for a “DIY glamping” type of experience. I fully recognize that many of the following items are not necessary, but my experience has been that comfortable campers are happy […]
Travel and recreating this summer may take a little more planning than usual, but I’m happy to report that it can still be done safely and thoughtfully! Our family has enjoyed a few day trips and local camping trips this summer, despite the pandemic. Of note – things could change as there is currently an […]
My husband Jason is Canadian – he doesn’t mind the cold, loves the mountains (although he grew up in the prairie), and loves skiing. I’m a Bostonian who dreaded winters growing up, loves beaches and warm weather… hence our move to Southern California, where we now live. Since Jason is so accommodating with all the […]
If you’ve been following this blog, then you’re aware of my love for adventuring with my family, and that I often plan multi-generational, multi-family, trips. I also love trips with friends, but these tend to be far and few between since coordinating time off can be a challenge with friends who are working professionals or […]
My family recently went on a two-week trip to China in order to celebrate my parents’ 70th birthdays. We had to postpone our trip for a year due to various circumstances, but finally made it happen this past June! While we do try to take extended family/ multigenerational reunions and trips a few times […]
Growing up in New England, I visited my grandparents in the Bay area every summer, and dreamed about moving to California one day. Well, that dream has come true, and we love living in Southern California. But I will always have a fondness for Northern California where I spent so many childhood summers, and we […]