Travel Blogs from Estes Park
... campground and marked all the good sites on the map they gave us... in case we want to know for another time. You never know.
We got back to our cabin, ate a cliff bar, and walked next door to the Sombrero Stables. We wanted to do the 2 hour ride and had to wait a few minutes while they got horses for us. Tyler got Al Pacino and I got Moses. Moses' brother was named Ricky Bobby - I love their names. ...
... the picture next week or hike that mountain in a month. Inexplicably, William and Mary Claire found the energy to sprint down the stone staircase when we decided to head to the café. We all gratefully entered the building a little dizzy, worn out and starving. It was just like a mountain resort ski-in restaurant. It’s a dark-wood A-frame building with tons of people milling about, pretty good food to choose from and poor visibility because of the insane ...
... it back to the trailhead and wandered over to see Bear Lake but opted to wait on the hike around the lake til evening. We went back to the hotel about 1:30 and took a little nap and then went back into the park about 4:15. It was a nice drive past elk to Bear Lake again. It was my plan to see it at sunset because the area is so lovely and you are higher elevation. But as we made our way up the mountain the sky was increasingly more overcast and ...
Today we essentially wrapped up the major segments of our vacation. We started the day with a nice long hike to Alberta Falls here in Rocky Mountain National Park. As has been the case the entire time that we have been here, the views were spectacular. The reward at the end was a fantastic waterfall cascading down the mountainside. When my boys start to complain about then long hikes, the steep inclines and the rugged terrain, I always make the same point. Nothing ...
... gathered back at the room. We ordered in pizza for the kids (including Jared), and Tom and I headed to the Pine Room (a historic restaurant with prime rib buffet at the YMCA) for dinner, after stopping by Barb and Fred's room to wish Shanna a happy birthday and to say good-bye to their gang before they head off tomorrow. After dinner we met the kids at a Christian illusionist show here at the Y, before calling it a night.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting