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Peak to Peak Scenic Highway

Address: Highway 7, 72 and 119, Estes Park, CO
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Ranked #14 of 54 Activities in Estes Park
Type: Scenic Drives, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Driving
Owner description: Popular route from Estes Park to Central City.
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Type: Scenic Drives, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Driving
Owner description: Popular route from Estes Park to Central City.
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Naperville, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Worth every bit of time in the car and out. Wonderful views around every turn no matter what the weather is like. We took the drive twice, once in cloud/snow/rain and then again on a sunny day. The kids where intrigued with all the wildlife as we got in and out of the car.

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Austin, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

Took this drive between Estes Park and Golden - beautiful views around just about every turn (and there are lots of turns - not the right route if you're in a hurry). Made us wish we could live in this amazing part of the country, and grateful for the foresight of those who established parklands for future generations. Passed through... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

Take the drive it is worth the trip. We drove most of the route but some of the roads were closed off due to snow.

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Longmont, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

It's a long road and you can go as long or short a drive. You feel as if you are part of the mountains. You get some magnificent views. Have driven it many times and never tire of it.

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Owatonna, Minnesota, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Make this drive. Period! It is one of the most scenic drives I have ever been on. This drive will give you a perfect view of all of what you would expect to see in Colorado. From interesting rock formations to pine and aspen covered mountains, I was in awe! The drive only took about 2 hours for us, but... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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120 reviews 120 reviews
49 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a designated scenic byway, and deservedly so! What a beautiful, leisurely drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Central City and Denver. Stop at the marvelous Central City Opera during the summer for some outstanding music in a charming mining town!

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USA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We have been driving this road for 50 years ! Vistas from valleys and high shelf roads. You can drive into Wild Basin, a dirt road, into the Rocky Mt. Nat. Park. (Cost to enter the park) Driving through small, simple villages, from the gold mining heyday of Colorado, are fun places to stop & shop. The villages will have... More 

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Miami, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Had the opportunity to ride this in winter amid the snows. Mountain views many trees ,big ranches and historic towns,plus a catholic retreat &church where Pope John Paul stayed. Very few cars.Experience nature and quiet. Extra bonus cell phones don't work for most of the drive.Enjoy.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

RMNP and ESTES PARK are so beautiful in snow that i cannot imagine off. This places has surely make top list in our holiday travel list.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This road is best when you are biking. The climbs, the fresh and the scenery will surely take your breath away. Get out of your car to really enjoy your vacation.

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