Four Seasons Resort Vail
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Travel Blogs from Vail
... beautiful views of the canyon.
Once we got through Grand Canyon Park however, we went through nearly 350 miles of 2 lane highway, passing through the Navajo Reservation and the Apache Reservation. Now I could probably write book on why we didn't see anything for these 350 miles save roadside "Native American Art Stands" and I might, but for now let me say it was desolate in the extreme.
Then came Utah, which I didn't think was ...
... headed to Dillon Lake for a picnic lunch. We just finished lunch and the skies opened. A quick dash to the car and we were on the road again. This time our destination was Mount Evans recreation area in the Arapaho National Forest. The road to Mount Evans is the highest paved road in North America. It opened in 1931. We travelled to the summit parking lot, 14,130 feet above sea level. It was a long, slow journey. The weather was closing in and we ...
... and continued on our way toward Silverthorne. I guess we should have listened to Mrs. GPS's ranting. Call me a coward. I can take it.
We passed through a town called Leadville, and my research tells me that it is the highest city in the USA at over 10,200 ft. It was an old mining town in days long past, and it too has it’s own brand of charm. Beyond it was a huge mining operation in a town called Climax. I could see a mountain in ...
... a campfire which represented the best of what family and being together through thick and thin means to me. It was one of the special hopes of this trip come true.
So as we prepare to leave the mountains and head to the flat lands of eastern Colorado and Kansas and Missouri, I'm thankful for the adventure and truthfully longing for my own bed. But between now and then there are more adventures to come and few more friends to pester.
... soon they got their scooters and rode them around. Then they went on the paddle boat and soon after we went on the sky ride. It was a fun ride to the top of the copper mountain. But it was close to evening and looked like it would rain so we did not have much to do and came back. soon it started to rain and there was not much to do. all the rides closed and we ...