If you're a first time visitor to Rocky Mountain National Park, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions near Rocky Mountain National Park.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions near Rocky Mountain National Park.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"Bear Lake Trail, Trail Ridge Road Summit, and the Tundra Communities Trailhead were some of our favorites." See More
"The highlights,of RMNP, to me, are the surreal drive all along Trail Ridge Road and up and over Trail Ridge Road Summit." See More
"RMNP Beaver Meadows Entrance / Toll Station is beautiful as is Estes Park." See More
"My favorite in Colorado is Winter Park- you can stay on the easier runs of Winter Park or ski over the mountain to the harder Mary Jane Ski Area." See More
"Estes Park Visitor Center is an excellent place to head first." See More
" It's a spectacular drive through windy mountain roads though with some gorgeous scenery if you are able to take the Peak to Peak Hwy." See More
"The Fraser Tubing Hill could be a real hit with the kids." See More
"Once you get there The Lift provides free shuttle service around Fraser and Winter Park Resort" See More
"Carousel of Happiness, 25 min away by car, in Nederland, CO" See More
"Mt Sanitas just west of the Pearl Street area of Boulder offers a less adventurous hike that still offers a great view of the city - Dakota Ridge." See More
"I think a few great options for the little ones are Gateway Park Fun Center Boulder Creek Path and Pearl St." See More
"com/2011/08/13/uncompahgre-plateau-july-4th-wildflowers/ Some different scenery is at the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve and of course there is Garden of the Gods, Mount Evans Mesa Verde National Park (which I can't put the pin in it because it is in the wrong place here but it is down south of Dolores) and Royal Gorge Bridge and Park When we were traveling in an old car we went across the Continental Divide at Berthoud Pass." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Rocky Mountain National Park.
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