In Fairplay CO: Dorothy’s Tamales, a hidden mountain gem
Dorothy and her tamales

In Fairplay CO: Dorothy’s Tamales, a hidden mountain gem

We heard about Dorothy’s from our daughter Mel, an avid skier and Colorado College student who would stop often on her forays to the mountains. So when were casting about for somewhere to go for lunch—not that there aren’t many choices in Breckenridge!—we thought of Dorothy’s. It was a beautiful blue-sky day and the mountain views on the drive over were fantastic.

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No matter how old, Breck brings out the kid in you
Chris and his cousin Melanie at the top of a Breckenridge Peak

No matter how old, Breck brings out the kid in you

At 31 years young, I found myself completely gassed on the slopes trying to keep up with my 22-year-old cousin Melanie Yemma (a senior at Colorado College). I’m a fan of breaks – even naps – but apparently when you’re 22 and you live in Colorado, you don’t take breaks on the mountain.

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Dining in the mountains — eating out or in on family ski vacation?
The Warming Hut in Breckenridge CO

Dining in the mountains — eating out or in on family ski vacation?

When you are staying in a roomy condo, like The Montaneros at Vail or where we have just checked in at Blue Sky at Breckenridge, with fully equipped kitchens, it is nice to cook with the family, put your feet up and enjoy a glass of wine, a martini or two.

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