Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort
Travel Blogs from Tabernash
... take pictures. Finally, even I, was exhausted, and even skipped snapping a pic at the Continental Divide. We were hungry and tired and ready to rest. I didn't have the heart to tell Rob and the gang that our next stop in Glenwood Springs, Colorado was nearly 200 miles away.... We did see some more incredible mountains and a number of ski resorts along the way that must be a cool destination in the winter. We stopped in a little town along the way and ...
... out of their cars so I did too. I took some pictures of the hills and waited. Finally, we were let through. Another long drive through rubble and debris and I was clear of the roadwork.
As I got closer I could see magnificent mountains looming all around me, their peaks rocky and white with snow. Clouds loomed at those peaks but the rest of the countryside was bathed in warm sunlight. I entered the park and had to stop to decide my destination. The map I ...
... roads in the world to drive before you die,' it is easily in the top 5 drives in the USA. The road starts somewhere around 8000 feet and goes beyond 12000+ feet. It branches out and leads to small roads which have beautiful lakes at the end and has pull-over spots which help you marvel at vistas in peace.
At ten thousand feet bear lake, one of the main attractions, was all but frozen and there was ...
... me how good the kids are at this game.)
Around noon we decided to have a little snack and then get ready to head to the stables. The clouds were beginning to roll in. When we got over to the stables it was getting pretty dark and drizzling a bit. The people at the stable said that they go in the rain and they have raincoats for everyone. The girl said that the weather is pretty unpredictable, but that it usually rains every afternoon in the ...
... So many famous people have played here and the venue is amazing. We have tickets for Neil Young and Alabama Shakes on our last weekend out here. That will help the fact that we have to leave not be so bad.
After Red Rocks, I got the crazy idea to drive up to Mt. Evans. I had read that it was really high and narrow but I wasn't prepared. No guard rails, the road just sheers straight down. I could have gotten better pics but I was having trouble looking out ...
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service