Deer Crest Resort
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- Non-smoking hotel
- Refrigerator in room
- Microwave in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Beverage Selection
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Travel Blogs from Estes Park
... mountains change with changes in the sky & the weather.
Drove to Alluvial Fan - area that had waterfall & gushing stream. Walked a short trail that had been partially destroyed by flooding. Saw historical sign about a dam that broke, years ago, and killed 3 people in the park.
Started to sprinkle, again! Drove past Sheep Lakes & out of the park via the Fall River Visitor Center (different from entrance ...
We arrive in Estes park early in the afternoon. The drive form Rawlins to here was only a few hours. We check in to the camp grounds, drop the trailer and head into the Rocky mountains national park. Its not long after the entrance that we come across some male elk's. Their antlers are covered in velvet and look so cool up close. We take the ridge drive across the rockies till we get to around 11,00o feet up. The views are just breathtaking. The weather is good with some blue sky. ...
... where, like in every college town I visit, I wondered why I didn't attend the University of insert state). We followed US 36 northward and for 15 minutes or so we drove with the beginning of the Rockies on our left and nothing but the plains stretching out to Kansas on our right. It was incredible. Then we headed up into the hills and towards Estes Park and the campground. When we turned off of 36 into our campground, Jellystone Park, the putt putt course ...
... for the day and headed into Estes Park to rest up before going horse riding the next day. But there was still the question of what to do tonite? Our motel was cuuuute! (Stef) Stef began the usual rigmarole of looking for places to eat.. Didn't think it would be so bad - the town was not exactly huge, and we weren't the sort to go to the local Wendy's for a burger. Reading up, she found a pub. A bit of a drive (5 mins, but in a town this small... on the other side of ...
... up on my face too. Lovely. I checked into The Stanley at about 2 and let me just say this is one thing I have so looked forward to. It is the hotel where Stephen King wrote the Shining and its haunted and I managed to get one night and was so excited. They recommended an urgent care facility right in town near the hotel…5 minute drive down the road. In addition to my heath issues I was now also faced with a hotel issue. I did not book ...