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From Denver: Rocky Mountain National Park Day Trip and Lunch

1. From Denver: Rocky Mountain National Park Day Trip and Lunch

Explore the Rocky Mountain National Park on this day trip from Denver. See nature at its finest as you take in unspoiled views and magnificent peaks. Cruise down Trail Edge Road and through Estes Park in a comfortable and airconditioned van. Stop for a nice picnic in a stunning natural setting. Meet your local guide at the Denver Union Station and climb aboard a spacious van with plenty of legroom. Sit back and relax on the drive to the Rocky Mountain National Park. Take in views of the city of Boulder on the drive. Stop to see the iconic Flatirons red-rock formation. Admire views of this 300-million-year-old wonder that lies in the Rocky Mountain foothills. Feel as though you are on top of the world as you cruise down Trail Edge Road which offers plenty of opportunities for capturing breathtaking photos. Indulge in delicious picnic lunch as you enjoy views of the Rocky Mountains in the background. Visit the Stanley Hotel which was made famous as the shooting location for Stephen King's film 'The Shining.' Encounter marvelous views of the Rocky Mountains as you drive through Estes Park. Return to your meeting point in Denver at the end of your Rocky Mountain adventure.

Amazing Boulder Scavenger Hunt Adventure

2. Amazing Boulder Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Looking for a way to turn Boulder into a giant game board?   Urban Adventure Quest has created an interactive scavenger hunt that combines the fun of the Amazing Race with a two-hour sightseeing tour of Boulder.  Guided from any smartphone, groups make their way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving challenges and having fun as you learn a bit about Boulder's history while enjoying the outdoors.   Your Boulder Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure begins along the Boulder Creek Path and takes you on a journey into the heart of historic downtown. You'll discover hidden art near a famous teahouse, gems along Pearl Street Mall, a historic luxury hotel and amazing outdoor works of art. Using a smartphone as “the guide” allows participants to start when they want and determine their own pace of play.  Stop for lunch along the way or just sit and enjoy the scenery… why not, it’s your schedule?   Offered at a fixed price for a group vs. per person pricing, this city tour/game offers a great value to those on a budget.  Points of interest along the way include Dushanbe Teahouse, Pearl Street Mall, Boulderado Hotel, and the Court House.

Boulder <=> Vail & Breckenridge: a Smartphone Audio Tour

3. Boulder <=> Vail & Breckenridge: a Smartphone Audio Tour

Make your drive come alive on this self-guided driving tour along Highway 93 and I-70 connecting Boulder, Vail, and Breckenridge. Simply download your personal audio guide and tour to get started on this scenic route in the Rocky Mountain foothills. Your audio guide will point out must-see parks, historical sites, recreation areas, and more. Let your audio guide transform your scenic drive into a sight-seeing, fact-finding, trivia-answering, family-friendly adventure as you learn about some of the cities and small towns along your route. Pass Boulder, Idaho Springs, Georgetown, Silverthorne, Frisco, Breckenridge, Vail, and more. Explore the Rocky Mountain Wildlife Refuge, the Colorado Railroad Museum, the National Earthquake Information Centre, the Walking Mountains Nature Center, and the Georgetown Loop Railroad, with attractions and special events all throughout the year. Take time to see the sights at your leisure and feel free to take the tour in either direction. See Genesee Park, Clear Creek County, Arapaho National Forest, Loveland Pass, White River National Forest, and the awe-inspiring Eisenhower Tunnel. Listen as your guide points out North Table Mountain, Twin Peaks, the Dillon Reservoir, Copper Mountain, Vail Pass, Shrine Pass, and Arapaho Basin, where you can get a breathtaking view of the Continental Divide.

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