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Boulder to Santa Fe: A Journey from Snowy Peaks to Sunny Streets

February 17th, 2024
man riding white horse near mountain

As a resident of Boulder, Colorado, you’re no stranger to the allure of warm weather getaways. When the winter chill begins to wane, and the sun-kissed days beckon, Santa Fe, New Mexico, stands out as the perfect destination for a rejuvenating escape. Just a scenic drive away from Boulder to Santa Fe, New Mexico, this enchanting city offers a rich tapestry of culture, art, and natural beauty, making it the best warm weather getaway for any Boulderite. Artistic Abundance Upon arriving in Santa Fe, you’ll be immersed in a vibrant artistic scene unlike any other. The city’s adobe... Read More

From Boulder to Cambria: Coastal Castles & Beautiful Beaches Await

February 11th, 2024

When the warm weather hits Boulder, Colorado, there’s no better time to plan a getaway. If you’re seeking a destination filled with history, charm, and coastal beauty, Cambria, California, nestled on the Central Coast, is the perfect escape. From exploring the iconic Hearst Castle to strolling along Moonstone Beach, Cambria offers a delightful mix of relaxation and adventure. Exploring Hearst Castle One of the must-see attractions in Cambria is the legendary Hearst Castle, a stunning estate built by newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst. As you tour the opulent rooms and expansive... Read More

Warm Weather Winged Wonders

February 3rd, 2024

  I hear rumors that https://www.aboutboulder.com is getting more than a little snow. Although it is only 44 deg here in the AM, it is not snowing in Central Florida. A ride through the bird and alligator sanctuary in Mt. Dora was one photo op after another. As usual, most were “del now!” but a couple do have me smiling, and I hope they do the same for you. We watched ducks and coots all morning, and had  duck for dinner. It was store-bought! Here are a lot of pictures and few words. Pic Lenworth     Pic Lensworth     Teaser, Pic Lensworth    Read More

Boulderite Visits a Warm Climate to Ogle Orchids

February 2nd, 2024

We now know how to pack and we’re in central Florida. This Boulder Boy spent the afternoon drooling on orchids at Krull Smith Orchids. I had to be careful since over-watering does not agree with them. They are perhaps the biggest orchid growers in the country. I think I took about 2500 pictures, and selected a couple for this blog. The first, to me, looks like a person, eyebrows, looking at us and makes me laugh each time I look at it. Lensworth Pic Orchids, belonging to the Orchidaceae family, are a mesmerizing and diverse group of flowering plants known for their exotic beauty and astonishing... Read More

Boulder to La Jolla: Embracing Sunshine and Sea Breezes

January 24th, 2024

As residents of Boulder, Colorado, we’re accustomed to the stunning views of the Flatirons and the vibrant outdoor lifestyle. However, sometimes a change of scenery is just what we need. When the call for warm weather and a beach getaway arises, La Jolla, California, offers the perfect escape. Let’s explore how to transition from the majestic mountains of Boulder to the sun-soaked shores of La Jolla. Embracing Warm Weather in La Jolla Upon arriving in La Jolla, one is immediately struck by the inviting warmth of the sun and the gentle ocean breeze. The transition from the crisp mountain... Read More

Boulder to Catalina Island: The Perfect Escape for Sun Seekers

January 23rd, 2024
buildings on beach with boats on dock under white clouds and blue sky during daytime

As the temperatures rise and the snow melts in Boulder, Colorado, residents of Boulder County begin to yearn for a warm weather getaway. One such destination that offers an idyllic escape is Catalina Island, located off the coast of Southern California. From the majestic Rockies to the serene Pacific, this journey promises a delightful contrast of landscapes and experiences. Rocky Mountain Retreat Before embarking on the coastal adventure, take some time to savor the natural splendor of Boulder. Hike through the picturesque Flatirons, where the rugged beauty of the Rocky Mountains provides the... Read More

Boulder’s Ultimate Getaway: Exploring the Hidden Gems of Laguna Beach

January 22nd, 2024
aerial photography of buildings near body of water

Boulder, Colorado, is known for its stunning natural beauty, vibrant culture, making it an ideal destination for getaways. However, when seeking a change of scenery, Laguna Beach, California, offers a perfect coastal retreat. This hidden gem is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, art lovers, and anyone in search of relaxation. Outdoor Adventures in Laguna Beach One of the main draws of Laguna Beach is its abundance of outdoor activities. From hiking along the picturesque coastline to exploring the tide pools teeming with marine life, there’s no shortage of adventures for nature lovers. Crystal... Read More

From Boulder to Beaches: Why San Diego is the Ultimate Destination for Colorado Residents

January 20th, 2024

Colorado residents seeking a warm weather getaway need look no further than San Diego, California. This vibrant city offers the perfect vacation from Boulder, with its stunning beaches, year-round sunshine, and a myriad of attractions to explore. Whether you’re craving a relaxing escape or an adventure-filled trip, San Diego has something for everyone. Beach Paradise San Diego is renowned for its picturesque beaches that stretch along the coastline, providing an idyllic setting for relaxation and recreation. From the iconic La Jolla Cove to the family-friendly Mission Beach, there is a... Read More