Category: Colorado

[Video] Spruce Treehouse in Mesa Verde

Located in the Mesa Verde National Park, the Spruce Treehouse is the third largest cliff dwelling in the park,  and one of the best preserved. Spruce Treehouse is the most accessible cliff dwelling in the park, however some will find the steep decent/accent via a paved path to be a...

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Gateway Canyons Resort…The Entrance to Xanadu

One of the things I strive to do on Mike’s Road Trip is to find those cliché “off-the-beaten-path” places…the ones that give you so much satisfaction in the discovery.  I get great joy in bringing exposure to well-deserving destinations that exceed my expectations and will assuredly interest my readers.  Discovering...

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Gateway Auto Museum, A Distinctive Piece of Americana

There's something particularly apropos about a winding drive down a scenic highway—to a place less traveled, to visit, an Auto Museum. Driving the open road to a far off destination is something truly American. Happening upon an auto museum, while documenting my road trip travels, seems just a bit serendipitous....

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A Look at Box Canyon Lodge in Ouray, Colorado

Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs is located in one of the coolest “small towns” you’ll come across…Ouray, Colorado.  Ouray is located off of highway 550 (aka Million Dollar Highway, which BTW is aptly named), just north of Silverton and is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. The Lodge gets its...

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