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From Denver: Rocky Mountain National Park Day Trip and Lunch

4.9 / 5

16 reviews

Activity provider: Explorer Tours

From Denver: Rocky Mountain National Park Day Trip and Lunch

Activity provider: Explorer Tours

From US$ 195 per person

Connect with nature on this day trip from Dever to the Rocky Mountain National Park. See the Flatirons sandstone formations, the Stanley Hotel from "The Shinning" film, and stop for a picnic lunch.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 14 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Savor a mouth-watering dishes and Rocky Mountain views on a picnic lunch
  • Stop at the Stanley Hotel where Stephen King's film 'The Shining' was shot
  • Enjoy panoramic views of stunning red sandstone formations at the Flatirons
  • Discover photo opportunities on a drive down Trail Edge Road and in Estes Park
  • Skip the hassle of having to arrange the payment of the park's entrance fees
Full description

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. 

Includes
  • Roundtrip van transportation from Denver
  • Guided
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Denver Union Station.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Reusable water bottle

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • A water refill will be available in the van
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 16 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5

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Our tour guide, Marc, was exceptional. Throughout the journey he spoke about the state of Colorado. Providing detailed information on it's history, certain places to visit, querky things to do. He also provided detailed information on the Rocky Mountains, it's surrounding towns and cities, and where the best spots were. He also told us of interesting stories from accidents on the mountains to films shot here. We visited all places on the itinery with suitable time spent in each. Marc also made sure everyone was suitably comfortable, had enough supplies and generally checked on our well-being and was happy to help if needed. Personally, Marc has been the best tour guide I have come across during my time in North America and the feeling amongst fellow travellers was also the same. 10/10 for sure!

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September 30, 2022

Brian was great. The views were amazing. The only thing that could have helped was telling people to met at the flag pole. Worth the money!!!!!!

October 17, 2022

Amazing guide, amazing views!

September 30, 2022

Product ID: 418506