Days Inn Wellington
Travel Blogs from Wellington
Happy Father's Day! After Murray cooked ME breakfast (something wrong with this picture), we took a stroll around the Terry Bison Ranch - lots to see. The horses were saddled and ready to go, the train was doing its tour out to the grazing buffalo and the Tombstone Cafe was open for breakfast. The ranch is made up of 27,500 acres with 3,000 bison. We learned that the term buffalo is really slang for bison. There are also five camels that the owner hoped to provide camel ...
... 34 through Big Thompson Canyon ~ was worth the risk..
the 34 mile climb to Estes Park (7500') along Big Thompson's rushing river did not disappoint...
it was positively exhilarating after all that interstate driving..
Estes Park did not seem to have changed in ...
... br> I checked my phone to find several messages from Dave telling us they dodged tornadoes and missed the mudslide by 300 feet and had to turn back. They were thankfully safe and sound at home. I also had several messages from friends in Fort Collins asking if we were ok. Apparently while we were dancing the night away in the serene setting of The Mish we happily missed all the excitement. Sometimes it is nice to be oblivious.
We are having a wonderful visit with Lesley. It has been really great having her here on Holiday, although we are all missing Ray and are ready for his arrival. We seem to keep saying to each other "Ray would love this". Don't worry Ray, we have plenty of cool stuff planned for after you get here.
On Wednesday we had a little mid-week party at our house. We had about a dozen people over and hung out down by the lake for the day. Eric's ...
... us ready for our next one! It was nice also to experience it with the Loewens, and have just our two families in the raft.
The next day, Saturday, was a full day of driving from northern Colorado, to Durango, in southwestern Colorado. We made it here safely, for a few more days of vacation fun before heading back down to sunny (that's putting it nicely) Arizona.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center