You are on vacation! Relax and enjoy the scenery while a pro does the driving for you!
Rocky Mountain Conservancy (right across the street from Boulder Brook) offers several excellent opportunities to relax and enjoy the wild. The Grand Lake Safari, offered every Tuesday through August 25, is an all day outing to and from Grand Lake and includes trail and historic highlights, famous places, lots of photo ops, lunch, wildlife and leg-stretch stops. The Journey to the Top! tour takes you up to Alpine Visitor Center and runs every Wednesday and Thursday through September 3. The new Sunset Safari over Trail Ridge Road is offered every Friday evening through September 4. Experience the changing light, active wildlife, and calmness of dusk as you ascend in elevation from 7,522 feet in Estes Park to more than 12,090 feet. And if you are an Autumn visitor, Elk Expeditions – tours designed especially for elk viewing during the rut – are offered every Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening from September 7 through October 17. For detailed tour descriptions and registration information and access please visit http://rmconservancy.org/event_cat/educational-adventures-by-bus/ All RMConservancy tours feature professional education guides who lead interpretive walks, talks and discussions on geology, flora, fauna, and the cultural history of Rocky at a number of pull-outs. Participants are provided with abundant photo ops and enjoy the comfort of a 12-14-passenger van or bus. Bus Tour registration includes Rocky Mountain National Park admission fees.
If you just “Gotta Go!” sign up for a Waterfall Hiking Tour or Photo Safari in the neon Green Jeep that can also time travel! Take the Rustic Ranch Tour back to the early 1800’s over rough and rocky terrain through large meadows with galloping horses. For more information and/or to book your tour please visit www.GreenJeepTour.com or call 970-577-0034.
Great for the whole family, Rocky Mountain Rush offers several luxury on and off-road tours. Let their guides take you to the “Top of the World” a 3.5 hour tour up Trail Ridge Road for panoramic vistas and awe-inspiring nature. The shorter “Sunset Tour” is great for families with younger children and features wildlife watching and many photo-ops in the lower valley. For the full list and to book your tour please call 970-586-8687 or visit www.rockymountainrush.com
And for everything else – to meander, eat and shop downtown, enjoy the scenery on the way to dinner, or take the family on a day trip into RMNP, be sure to use the free shuttle and in-the-park hiker shuttle. Service began on June 27 and continues throughout the summer. The free shuttle stops right in front of Boulder Brook and takes you downtown or to the visitor center where you can pick up a hiker shuttle and ride to and from almost any day-hike destination in Rocky!
No driving. No parking. No traffic concerns. Just sit back, relax, enjoy and leave the driving to us!