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Beautiful Route in September

We enjoyed part of this byway along highway 7 from Estes traveling south in mid September. There is... read more

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A beautiful Drive

There are beautiful views with areas to stop for viewing and taking photos. September with the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed part of this byway along highway 7 from Estes traveling south in mid September. There is plenty of fall color r (Sept 17 was our day of driving) which I understand is a bit early this year.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

There are beautiful views with areas to stop for viewing and taking photos. September with the aspen turning colors is more than beautiful. There is a lot of traffic but the view is worth taking the time to see the colors.

Thank DJH2010
Reviewed 3 days ago

We rated this as 4 star and we may have been spoiled having driven up through some fantastic countryside from Durango via the Rocky Mountain National Park. That said we were glad we made the effort to go this way. We were staying in Estes...More

1  Thank Alfred S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Worth the trip. Beautiful views and nice rest stop. Drive was relaxing and worth stopping along the way for photos

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This drive is amazing! And not scary like Trail Ridge Road. Lol This drive is fed worth your time. The traffic was light when we did this drive last week. I expect it could get quite heavy as the Aspens peak in color.

Thank MrsDesh
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful part of the country. Highly recommend going there. After 2 vacations into the Rockies we can still hardly believe our eyes.

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a scenic drive anytime of year- but in the fall it is a special delight! Be sure to dress for the weather- this is the mountains, after all- it can be fair one minute and rainy the next-- and it can be very...More

1  Thank NanaT35
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great drive. We have a small sports car and we enjoyed the drive with the top down to see more of the amazing vistas.

Thank lovesporsches
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Due to early leaf turning, the drive was beyond beautiful. The road is not constant turning so there was plenty of time to take in the sites. Black Hawk is always a fun time.

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Peak to Peak highway is a beautiful drive anytime, but especially in the Fall. We drove from Estes Park past Longs Peak to Summit Lake on Mount Evans. Learned an interesting bit of history. This highway was originally intended to continue down other side...More

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September 16, 2018|
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Response from fv1989 |
First of all, don't confuse the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway with Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park. Some of the reviews posted to the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway are actually for Trail Ridge Road. The Peak to... More
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September 15, 2018|
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September 9, 2018|
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Response from Michelle P | Reviewed this property |
This year, because of the dry conditions, in the near future may be the best time to drive the peak to peak highway. I'd give it a try next weekend.