Mom pushing daughter on swing set
Swings and slides are staples at the typical neighborhood playground. But what about installing a swing set in your own backyard? If you’re thinking of getting a set for your kids, it’s…
How to Make a Snow Sculpture in Your Yard
You may have seen elaborate sculptures made from sand or carved in ice, but what about snow? While building a snowman may be a traditional winter activity, creating a snow sculpture…
5 Unique Ways to Enjoy Fall
It’s always sad when summer ends, but autumn brings new opportunities for family-friendly adventures. Sure, the usual seasonal standbys, like apple picking and pumpkin patches, are fun, but this year we’ve…
7 Kid-Friendly Tips for Fall Hiking
The weather’s crisp, the leaves are changing and it’s the perfect time to enjoy a hike with the whole family. With the kids in tow, hiking isn’t as easy as…
How to Light a Campfire Without a Match
  No matches? No problem. Using some items you may already have at your campsite, like a soda can and some chocolate, you can get a fire going. Just be sure…
Charge into Denver’s Hills on Your ATV
Colorado has thousands of miles of trails open to ATVs, according to the Colorado Tourism Office. Grab your helmet, your ATV and a picnic lunch to experience the best Colorado…
How to Modify Your Towable RV for Backwoods Roads
Recreational vehicles are great for RV resorts, developed campgrounds and highways. But if you want to explore some of Colorado’s more remote areas, and you have a towable RV, you…
campfire cookouts for kids
This year, we’re taking kid-friendly campfire cookouts to another level, beyond weenies and s’mores. Whether you’re grilling in your backyard or over a fire pit at the campground, these safety guidelines,…
UV protection in your backyard
It’s summer: The time of year when most of us kick off our shoes and opt for a little fun in the sun. We dutifully apply our sunscreen and wear…
Drive-in movies
The mention of a trip to the drive-in movies might evoke memories of golden days gone by. While there may not be as many drive-ins as during their late 1950s peak,…