Grand West Village Resort
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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We headed to Aspen early in the morning. It was our attempt to see some wildlife. Well the scenery was beautiful but we didn't see any wildlife. We stopped off at a scenic overlook of the San Juan mountains. In addition to the mountains we also seen the large reservoir. No real roads to get to the lake, you have to do some off roading.
We arrived in Aspen at about 11am. We visited the John Denver Sanctuary. As a kid, ...
An early start to the day to make the 10.50am flight to Denver. Its not busy this morning so no delays getting to the gate. I had a dispute with Alamo, the rental car company when i dropped the car off. i had booked the car for 10 days, and they tried to charge me for 11. Lucky for me the lady that checked me in loved my accent and was only to happy to refund the overcharge.
The flight to Denver was very bumpy for the last 30 minutes due to a huge storm heading across the state.
... check the weather. The whole trip I had been monitoring the weather, as we had been under a winter storm warning. They had been predicting Tuesday was going to be the snowiest day and it so happened that Tuesday was the day I was supposed to fly out. Knowing the reputation Aspen airport has of getting closed a lot due to weather, I checked united.com and saw that they were offering flight waivers/exceptions to change flights for people ...
... bed, Kelly to the Breckenridge Brewery for a nightcap.
Saturday February 21
A perfect day! It snowed all day long - beautiful! Got our skis, helmets, etc. then went to a different office to get our lessons and lift tickets (cards in our pockets - they scan them each time we are getting on a lift). We took a lesson in the morning - great review since we have not skied in two years. Took a break for lunch, then met Tim and Christabel at Ten ...
... town for groceries. The remainder of the time we simply read and relaxed.
From Beaver Lake, we connected with the Collegiate Peaks Scenic Byway along the upper Arkansas River Valley, driving south to Buena Vista, Colorado. We had traveled perhaps 30 miles so it was time to take a break and we stopped to shop at the weekly farmer's market. We met a young couple from Ft. Collins who suggested that we camp near Mt. Princeton where we ...