Tag Archive: Grand Junction

Feb 07

Western Colorado Botanical Gardens


The Western Colorado Botanical Gardens is a nice small garden that we visited to see their butterfly house.  With 15 acres of space it is not a large garden but I find it to be a nice size for our two little girls.  The tropical greenhouse, Children’s Secret Garden with its faux castle, and butterfly …

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Dec 14

Children’s Nature Center


It was slim pickings for animal attractions as were traveling through Western Colorado.  Luckily for us the Children’s Nature Center in Fruita was there.  Our 3 year old can’t get enough when it comes to animals.  Small…big… it does not matter she loves it.  So when she overhead Karen and I talking about the possibility …

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Dec 07

A Sweet Tradition Continues…


                                             Ever since the early days of mine and Kenny’s vacations, along the trip we would stop by at least one ice cream shop.  Preferably a small town, obscure little shop rather than some big chain store.  Although in a pinch Cold Stone Creamery can’t be beat.  As the years have flown by and we are …

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