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Rocky Mountain National Park Day Trip from Denver

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    What to Expect
    Some of the most beautiful scenery of the Rocky Mountains lies just a short drive from Denver. Your full-day tour begins with pickup at Denver Union Station. Learn about Colorado’s cultural and geologic history from your driver-guide on the approximately 1-hour drive west into the mountains. 

    After leaving the bustle of the city behind, begin climbing up the hairpin curves of Berthoud Pass, which crosses the Continental Divide. On the other side of the pass, you’ll be deep in the heart Colorado’s mountain country. Pass through the ski resort town of Winter Park and continue on to the charming town of Grand Lake, where you’ll enjoy a café lunch on the shores of Colorado’s deepest and largest natural lake. 

    Continue on to enter Rocky Mountain National Park, beloved by locals and visitors alike for its 265,000 acres (107,240 hectares) of pristine mountain landscapes including rugged peaks, alpine meadows and unspoiled lakes. The park is also home to an array of wildlife such as bighorn sheep, elk, moose and black bears, so be sure to keep your camera handy! 

    On the return trip to Denver, enjoy spectacular mountain vistas as you drive across historic Trail Ridge Road, which peaks over timberline at a breathtaking 12,000 feet (3,658 meters) above sea level. Your 10-hour tour concludes with drop-off at Denver Union Station in the early evening.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Denver Union Station
    Please Call Gray Line at 303-289-2841 to confirm pickup location.
    Departure Time
    7:45 AM
    Duration
    10h
    Return Details
    Denver Union Station
    Inclusions
    • Professional Guide
    • Lunch
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
    • Weather and road conditions may cause route variations or cancellations
    • Recommended items to bring: camera, light jacket and water to avoid dehydration
    • Tour Pickup at Denver Union Station at 17th and Wynkoop at 7:45 AM, please call to confirm
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    The Gray line tour is wonderful. My friend is handicap and cannot walk and this was one of the tour lines that had a lift on it.The tour guide/bus driver was so helpful with my friend.He always asked if he'd like to get off at...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank Sheryldeleonsd
    Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

    This day hike to Rocky Mountain National Park was awesome! Robyn our guide was very informative and knowledgeable. She was very engaging with all the guests. The hike was beautiful with a picturesque lunch setting. I learned so much on this hike about the park,...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank MaureenS1955
    Reviewed 3 July 2019 via mobile

    This company comes through once again. Excellent and tasty stop for lunch, comfy Mercedes van, knowledgeable and experienced driver/tour guide. Up one end of the park and out the other.

    Thank TexasTeeShaw
    Reviewed 21 June 2019 via mobile

    This tour is dynamite and is a steal for the cost! Highly recommended and a truly unforgettable experience!

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Danelle J
    Reviewed 12 December 2018

    This was awesome. Unbelievable scenery. I would definitely go again, but I would spend more time. You should plan on a FULL day, and not plan on much after that. it is tiring. There are many things to see, and you should stop often.

    Date of experience: July 2018
    Thank jim j
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    8 August 2019|
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    Response from GBeezie |
    We did not see a lot of wildlife. We had the pleasure of seeing a few elk grazing in a field along the road on our way into the area and a young bear on a hillside along the road on our return. You may or may not see much... More
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    31 July 2019|
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    Response from TexasTeeShaw | Reviewed this property |
    They have a trunk-like are on the vehicles. Another options is to have the hotel you check out hold her luggage. Then retrieve it after your tour and check in to the new one. Or do it in reverse. The new hotel will hold the... More
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    5 July 2019|
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    Response from jeisen5760 |
    It's mostly driving but I had an hour to walk around when they took a lunch break. There was a spectacular trail there that went up to 12000 feet.
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