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Address: Highway 7, 72 and 119, Estes Park, CO
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Activities: Driving
Description: Popular route from Estes Park to Central City.

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Nice scenic drive!

We drove the Peak to Peak Highway during our July vacation. We started in Estes Park and headed south. Along the way we enjoyed the nice views, The Chapel on the Rock, and a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Rockford, Illinois
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Rockford, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We drove the Peak to Peak Highway during our July vacation. We started in Estes Park and headed south. Along the way we enjoyed the nice views, The Chapel on the Rock, and a stop in Nederland to give our son a chance to ride the Carousel of Happiness. Definitely worth a drive if you are in the area and... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

If you have the extra time traveling between the airport and the region, this drive is well worth it. There are several pull off areas that showcase beautiful views of the Rockies!

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Houston, Texas
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The scenery was breathtaking! Make sure you have a 4-wheel drive vehicle; driving that road after a fresh snow in a car is a little nerve racking!!

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24 reviews 24 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Of course during the busy seasons, traffic can be a bit heavy but it's still a great drive with plenty of pull offs and side roads to go exploring.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

For cars, motorcycles or bicycles - this is a Colorado MUST. Start the drive early after spending time in RMNP and Estes Park the previous day(s) so you can stop often. After passing Caribou Ranch (recording studio in the day - Dan Fogelberg, Michael Jackson, Eagles, etc.) take a break in Nederland for lunch. Continue along the highway to Blackhawk/Central... More 

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New Orleans, LA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This was a beautiful drive and there are no tolls/fees. Saw lots of wildlife along the way and neat places to stop along the way. We traveled in winter and there was lots of snow/ice, but still maintained enough to make it safe. This is a beautiful drive to get away from it all!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We took this beautiful route to Estes and the scenic highway did not disappoint. We did hit some heavy snow during our trek but it just made the drive more beautiful! You pass through a lot of great little towns, we hope to make the trek again so we can stop along the way.

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Longmont
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

For a local flavor of Colorado mountains drive this scenic highway. The colors in autumn are amazing shades of green, yellow and red. The road is curvy in spots with beautiful vistas. Along the way are interesting mountain towns. Places to camp and hike are also available.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Don't miss this in late September when the aspen have turned gold..especially between Nederland and Estes Park. Gorgeous!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Great drive in good weather, little questionable in snow. Beautiful views and nature with possible wild life sightings.

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