Towards the end of July, we went on a family vacation and had to be back in time for the 4-H fair. Talk about a busy month! We realized it had been 8 years since the last time our family took a real vacation and knew that it was time! Some friends of ours invited us to tag along to Cachura, CO and we jumped at the opportunity.
We left on Friday evening after work and headed out for our six hour drive. We decided to leave after work in hopes that Haydyn would decide to sleep along the way. Wrong! That sweet little toddler is just like her mama and can’t sleep in a vehicle! I have to say she really did a great job on the way there. We had a few things to entertain her with and she stayed pretty happy most of the way.
The only bad part about traveling to the mountains in the dark is that you can’t see how gorgeous and amazing the mountains are. We live in Kansas, so we are pretty much used to plains with very little hills. You can see for miles! So, we were rather looking forward to seeing those amazing mountains.
Once we settled into the cabin, we fell asleep with the fresh mountain breeze on our faces. When I woke up the next morning, I wiped the sleep from my eyes and looked out the window! WOW! It has been over 13 years since we visited Colorado and I forgot how breathtaking it is. The view was just gorgeous every direction I looked.
We had so much fun while we were there. We went hiking, watched the hummingbirds, saw lots of deer (one was even in someone’s front yard eating), did some fishing, played mini-golf and enjoyed the views. If you have never been to Colorado, I highly recommend going. There is so much to see and just smelling the air and trees is enough to make a person want to stay forever.