Published: October 2nd 2012October 1st 2012
The drive from our house (outside of Denver) to Aspen is about 3.5 hours. Vail is close to the halfway point, so we stopped there on the way in and out. The town is cute--very European. We window shopped and checked out the statues and skipped along the cobblestone streets. On our trip out, we stopped and ate the peanut butter and jelly sandwiches I'd packed on the edge of an empty fountain. I assume they'd emptied the fountain in preparation for winter. I might be a bad parent, but I let Oliver climb in there. Why not?
On our way back home, we stopped again in Vail. We grabbed a cup of coffee at the Starbucks next to a stream, and then we let Oliver play on the edge of the stream. He enjoyed throwing rocks in and climbing on small boulders. Jo enjoyed the leaves, as always!
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