The most scenic route to Estes Park from Denver is the the Peak to Peak Highway. Estes Park is northwest of Denver and is the eastern entrance to the Rocky Mountain National Park.
Scenic Colorado Drive: The Lariat Loop
A fun scenic drive near Denver is the 40-mile Lariat Loop from Golden, Colorado to Morrison, Colorado. Explore the small town of Golden. Tour the Coors Brewery, see over 100 trains at the Colorado Railroad Museum, and learn about Colorado’s geology at the Mines Museum of Earth Science. Then take a drive up to Lookout […]
Durango Colorado’s Best Kept Secret
We have lived less than 8 hours from Durango, Colorado for almost two decades, and after visiting this town I can’t believe we didn’t go sooner. Durango is a cool mountain town in Colorado’s southwest corner.
The San Juan Skyway Scenic Byway & Million Dollar Highway
One of the most scenic drives in the country: the San Juan Skyway in Colorado forms a loop from Durango through Silverton, Ouray, Placerville, Telluride, Rico, Cortez, Marcos and then back to Durango. This 263-mile scenic loop was one of the prettiest drives we have ever taken and it was a lot of fun on […]
48-Hours in Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs or The Springs as the locals call it is an easy day drive from Denver. Colorado Springs has some beautiful sights, and is not to be missed if you find yourself in Colorado. Colorado Springs is just south of Denver.
20 Things to do in Denver Colorado
Colorado, in my humble opinion, is one of the most beautiful states in the country. Sometimes when we visit I wonder why we ever moved away from here. Then I remember it snows a lot and it is cold too many months for my liking and so now Colorado is one of our favorite places […]