Cory-Merrill Urban Hiking Denver

Two Schools, Two Seminaries, and One Log Cabin In a neighborhood named after schools and containing several other religious schools and two seminaries, it’s no surprise that at one time it was dry–as in no alcohol allowed. Here’s the story of our walk on our Cory-Merrill urban hiking adventure. A “Town” of Boom But Not… Continue Reading Cory-Merrill Urban Hiking Denver

Elyria Swansea Urban Hiking Denver

We Were Here First With such gratitude, one of Elyria-Swansea’s community leaders joined us on our weekly neighborhood walk. Rather than a tour of the neighborhood, Candi Cdebaca told us her neighborhood’s point of view about the I70 expansion (known as Ditch the Ditch) as we walked her childhood streets. Here’s the summary of her… Continue Reading Elyria Swansea Urban Hiking Denver

The Southern Half High Line Canal

New High Liners! We finished walking the High Line Canal– all 71 miles of this twisty, turny, serpentine shaped, treasure that runs from Waterton Canyon to Denver International Airport. (To read about our northern portion of this trip, see the Halfway Mark blog post.) On the southern half of our adventure, from mile marker 35… Continue Reading The Southern Half High Line Canal

Congress Park Urban Hiking Denver

BungalowVille Perhaps Congress Park should be renamed BungalowVille. Sitting in the shadow of the ghastly tales of its northern neighbor, Cheesman Park, there’s not much that sticks out about Congress Park. But if you love bungalows and an occasional spark of difference in a stable and walkable neighborhood, Congress Park is for you. Here are… Continue Reading Congress Park Urban Hiking Denver

Weekend Get-a-Ways from Denver

Denver Escape Plan this Summer With the summer upon us and the ever need to wanderlust, here are some suggestions for quick get-a-ways from Denver that don’t involve going west on I70. Your kids will love them too. Just Down the Road Painted Mines Interpretative Center: A quick day trip to the east, you’ll love… Continue Reading Weekend Get-a-Ways from Denver