The first thing I remember about our second day in Colorado is the unimaginable pain I woke up in. Like the latter stages of labor. Times five. And all in my back. It was AWFUL. Once I caught my breath from the pain, I noticed that sunlight pouring in through the windows and thought to myself it must be at least 9 am! I fumbled for my phone and discovered it was 5. In the morning. Oh boy. This could make for a very long day.
I shuffled around trying to gather what I needed to take a shower (at least the shower house would be empty at that hour!) and wandered down there. Hot water washed away the damage the mattress did to my back and the day started looking up. (Later we got Starbucks and once again all was right with the world.)
Helen Hunt Falls – a beautiful (FREE) place we were turned on to this time around
After Helen Hunt Falls, we headed out to the Air Force Academy. Or what I like to refer to as The Naval Base. (Don’t ask.)
Everyone was pretty tired, so we only made it through the Visitor’s Center and over to the Chapel. But it was a beautiful campus and we would have loved to see more. Perhaps next time!
After the Academy, we went back to the cabin for a bit. Later on we went out “exploring” (that’s when we drive around trying to find something to do). We headed towards downtown and found a fun park with a wonderful fountain – Penrose Fountain. The girls had a blast!
Day 3 will be posted next week!