Also known as the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, it is just a brief two hour drive to find an escape to this charming mountain town.
A trip to Yellowstone National Park will give the kids a chance to see Old Faithful for their first time, and for parents to re-live fond memories of their childhood visit to one of the most beautiful parks in America.
Salt Lake City is a world-class destination to the northwest of Denver. Home to the 2002 Winter Olympics, it boasts luxury hotels and fine dining, as well as interesting insight to the 2002 games. From fun family activities to strolling the downtown area, Salt Lake City is a great getaway vacation for any road-hungry traveler.
After the long cold winter, it is time to head out and enjoy the all of the beauty that Colorado has to offer. The best part is that you don’t have to leave your dog at home either. Yes, Colorado is home to many pet-friendly options that will allow you and your pup to hike and take in the scenery.
Colorado is full of fantastic destinations, from mountain towns to bustling cities, scenic getaways to urban retreats. Most of the best options are just a tank of gas away, and Crested Butte is definitely one of the best. Slip away to the state’s beautiful mountains any time of year for the most stunning outdoor playtime and ample amenities perfect for any weekend escape.
Wyoming is truly a playground for any outdoor enthusiast. With wide open spaces, Yellowstone National Park, fantastic accommodations and luxury services to boot, Jackson Hole, Wy., is a perfect road trip from Denver for a summer getaway. Pack up the car and hit the road for a weekend getaway to one of the most beautiful, underrated destinations the area has to offer.
Santa Fe New Mexico is about 6 hours south of Denver. Affording visitors with rustic southwestern architecture, world class art galleries, and fine dining experiences, the road trip to Santa Fe is scenic and artfully inspired.
With stops including Glenwood Springs along the way, this effortless drive takes visitors to the state’s most chic mountain town for amenities that make it hard to leave.
Road trips are as a part of the American culture as hamburgers and 4th of July. Driving through the mountains and plains of the United States is a time-honored tradition for families and young travelers alike. From convertibles to campers, a trip to Mt. Rushmore from Denver is a great summer getaway. Roughly six hours northeast of Denver, Mt. Rushmore National Memorial is situated in the scenic Black Hills National Forest. Host to about 3 million visitors annually, the iconic mountain sculpture depicting presidents Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt and Lincoln is an American icon and the perfect destination for an all-American weekend getaway.