Drive over Berthoud Pass and make a "grand" entrance into the country, ride along the mighty Colorado River or climb over Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain Park. Whether you prefer a quick drive or longer, breathtaking journey, Grand County has the a awe-inspiring scenic drive for you. Read on about our scenic drive and get ready to hit the open road.
The Colorado River Headwaters Scenic and Historic Byway parallels one of America's mightest rivers. Along you way, see wildlife and scenery that is truly grand. Learn more about this 3-hour scenic drive that cuts through some of the must beautiful landscape in Grand County, Colorado.
In addition to some of the classic byways and drives available in Grand County, there are several smaller roads that literally parallel history in the area. That is, several modern roads follow the original stage roads that crossed the county during its earliest days. Explore them all on your next visit, and step back in time for Grand County's rich western and rail road history.
Traverses Rocky Mountain National Park from Grand Lake to Estes Park along this high-elevation route. Covering a total of 48 miles (eleven of which are above tree line) and reaching heights of over 12,000 ft, Trail Ridge Road offers visitors thrilling views, wildlife sightings and spectacular alpine wildflower exhibitions, all from the comfort of their car. Trail Ridge Road is renown as one of the most awe-inspiring scenic drives in America and is not to be missed.
As the first flakes of snow start to fall in the high country, Rocky Mountain National Park turns into a winter wonderland. The chilly conditions drive many casual tourists away, leaving ample room for the real winter enthusiasts to roam around the park and take advantage of the open space and fresh packs. There's so much to do this winter in Rocky Mountain National Park, so make sure you check off…Read More
Here's a quick guide to the best family-friendly winter activities in our corner of mountain paradise.Read More
For all the reasons to take a skiing or snowboarding lesson, there always seems to be twice as many reasons — or rather, excuses — not to take one. This is often more true for adults who already know how to ski or ride. If you already know, why bother? The answer is simple: because you'll have more fun.Read More