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Road Trip – Trail Ridge Road, Colorado

Road Trip - Trail Ridge Road, Colorado

Most events are closed this summer, but your sense of adventure shouldn’t be.

This summer affords you open roads and fewer crowds that we may never see again.

So get out and enjoy the country and beat the heat in the mountains.

The Trail Ridge Road is the highest continually paved road in the U.S. It winds through Rocky Mountain National Park as high as 12,183 feet. Following a route traced over the Continental Divide by Native Americans for thousands of years, you will have the whole sweep of the Rockies before you in all directions.

Eleven miles of this high highway is above the treeline. Road Trippers can see elk, deer, bighorn sheep, Wyoming and the Plains. Covering the 48 miles between Estes Park on the park’s east side and Grand Lake on the west. Bonus – stay at the Stanley Hotel, stanleyhotel.com the inspiration for The Shining! The Trail Ridge Road is one of ten America’s Byways in Colorado and a national designated All American Road.

On the road and hanging by a song. Rocky Mountain High.

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