Discover Rocky Mountain National Park from Denver or Boulder

Day Trips & Excursions in USA

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from$129
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The government shutdown has not stopped us bringing people to the beautiful Rockies, we just avoid the main entrances! We have created a fantastic alternative program with stunning views and stops at alpine lakes. So do as the locals do and enjoy the Rockies in the winer time, as the crowds have thinned out creating a serene landscape for all! Enjoy winter in all its beauty and head for the hills on this incredible 8-hour tour to Rocky Mountain National Park. Located an hour and a half from Denver, the park provides the perfect place to get a taste of the mountains at their best. Around each corner is a breathtaking new view to stop and enjoy. For many locals, wintertime is the ultimate time to head to the park as there are less crowds, along with peace and tranquility the mountains have to offer.
The government shutdown has not stopped us bringing people to the beautiful Rockies, we just avoid the main entrances! We have created a fantastic alternative program with stunning views and stops at alpine lakes.The Rocky Mountains are renowned for scenery with expansive wilderness boasting soaring peaks, high alpine lakes, and abundant wildlife. So, do as the locals do in the winter and get up to the mountains when the crowds are thin for a peaceful getaway. Guests wander trails to take in stunning views of Colorado’s famous Continental Divide while breathing fresh mountain air. This tour also passes through historic towns, with a stop at The Stanley Hotel where Stephen King wrote The Shining.Depart Union Station or Boulder's Peet's CoffeeDrive along the scenic Peak to Peak byway renowned as one of the most beautiful drives in all of ColoradoTake in mountain peaks and alpine lakesShort walk at Gem Lake TrailStop at the famous Stanley HotelLunch IncludedAll entrance and National Park fees are included and a sandwich for lunch is provided.**LUNCH** - This tour comes with choice of a turkey or vegetarian sandwich.  Please include your preference as well as any dietary restrictions in the Special Requirements field during checkout.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Sandwich **LUNCH** - This tour comes with choice of a turkey or vegetarian sandwich.  Please include your preference as well as any dietary restrictions in the Special Requirements field during checkout.
  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water
  • Professional driver/guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Led by a local guide
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