Friday, June 3, 2011

Denver Day 1-
Leave Salt Lake.
Sleep at Cabin.

Day 2-
Stop at Colorado National Monument

Clean up car sickness.
Drive some more.
Arrive and bombard G'ma and G'pa with noise and hugs.
Tour the mission home, pick rooms and explore the neighborhoods.
Float "submarines" down little stream and catch them further down

Day 3-
Go for 2 mile run in unfamiliar neighborhood.  (But Jeff came, so it counts as a date, right?)
Head to Denver Museum of Science and Something or other
Enjoy space, dinosaur, mummy, and animal exhibits.

View of the Denver skyline from inside the museum

Visit downtown LDS chapel, State Capital bldg, and the 16th street mall

Playing one of the many pianos down the middle of the 16th Street mall.
Toured some of the mission area
Play Disney Apples to Apples

Day 4-
Attend sacrament meeting.
Listen to Pres. and Sis. Maynes give wonderful missionary talks.
Lazed around out of doors and in on a beautiful, sunny, warm afternoon.
Toured the temple grounds.

Day 5-
Hiked in and around Red Rock Amphitheater

Picnicked at local park

Took the kids swimming (minus Pres. and Sis Maynes)

Day 6-
Said goodbye.
Met up with Uncle Andy
Drove through windy So. Wyoming.
Thought most of it was pretty (til So. Western WY)
Stopped in Coalville for ice cream
Delighted by the "locals" hanging out for their afternoon coffee.

Arrived home safe and sound.


Anisa said...

Wow, you've been busy.

We've been wanting to go to Denver to visit some friends, but we heard the drive from St. George is LONG.

Cami said...

A concise summary. I love the pics.

Melissa said...

You've had a busy month! Glad you got to visit Denver. :)

Bits and Pieces of Me...Emily! said...

My mom lived in Denver when she was younger! I always wondered what was there! It sounds like you guys had fun! Minus the windy travel!

rachel said...

I love Denver!!