Wild Horse Inn
Travel Blogs from Fraser
... make an appearance. But they had not been seen in the area for 13 days and today wasn't the day either.
It was getting later so we decided to cruise our way through the highest elevations since we needed to get to the west side of the park in order to drive to Grand Lake. As we reached higher elevations, the temperature steadily dropped until it was 55 degrees. There was snow on the north faces of the mountains! The side of the road just ...
... through the mountains and were witness to some of the most amazing scenery I have ever scene. It was truly spectacular.
We crossed the Continental Divide for the second time and stopped for more photos. We did the same at Milner Pass and saw a frozen lake. I was still in a t-shirt but not for much longer.
Our next stop was the Alpine Visitors Centre on Trail Ridge which sat at an elevation of 11,796 feet. The sweat-shirt definitely came on as ...
... as nice a time. The storm was building down lower as we were eating lunch, but didn't start while we were there. We got a drop here and two drops there while we ate, and it spat on us a bit as we headed down 34 from Estes Park, but we didn't hit any substantial rain until we got to the outskirts of Denver, which we did about 3:00, which is rush hour on Friday. The rain did not help. Still, we made it back to the hotel intact, and as I write, we ...
... lying down while the other looked around and ate the fauna! They are beautiful creatures and the mountains behind them just made the view unforgettable!! I wish we could have gone closer but we were to stay on the marked path - the tundra faces all aspects of weather and takes centuries to heal so the trails were built to prevent foot traffic from causing even more damage.
It was then time to head back for town..... what an amazing first day back in COLORADO :D
... have made me mad, that is, to find out they drugged my service dog instead of paying attention to it and realizing something was wrong with me. But Barb took a different approach. I told her they drugged her service dog, she told me her baby dog likes to hump stuffed animals. That is not a direct quote, but it is the shortened version without the body language she used to illustrate and really hit home the whole ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking