• Tour code: 6384ROCKYCOACH
  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

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Immerse yourself in the magnificent scenery of the Rocky Mountains on this full-day tour from Denver. Drive across the Continental Divide and Trail Ridge Road, peaking at an astonishing 12,000 feet (3,658 meters) above sea level. Pass through the scenic ski town of Winter Park and enjoy lunch on the shores of Grand Lake. Soak up unspoiled alpine views in Rocky Mountain National Park, and keep an eye out for wildlife including elk, bighorn sheep, moose and black bears.

Highlights

  • Day trip to Rocky Mountain National Park from Denver
  • Cross the Continental Divide as you drive over Berthoud Pass
  • Explore Rocky Mountain National Park, pausing for amazing photo ops
  • Enjoy onboard narration by your driver about the sights you see

What You Can Expect

Rocky Mountain National Park Day Trip from Denver

Continental Divide

Some of the most beautiful scenery of the Rocky Mountains lies just a short drive from Denver. Your full-day tour begins with pickup at your Denver hotel or the centrally located Cherry Creek Shopping Center. Learn about Colorado’s cultural and geologic history from your driver-guide on the approximately 1-hour drive west into the mountains. 
After leaving the bustle of the city behind, begin climbing up the hairpin curves of Berthoud Pass, which crosses the Continental Divide. On the other side of the pass, you’ll be deep in the heart Colorado’s mountain country. Pass through the ski resort town of Winter Park and continue on to the charming town of Grand Lake, where you’ll enjoy a café lunch on the shores of Colorado’s deepest and largest natural lake. 
Continue on to enter Rocky Mountain National Park, beloved by locals and visitors alike for its 265,000 acres (107,240 hectares) of pristine mountain landscapes including rugged peaks, alpine meadows and unspoiled lakes. The park is also home to an array of wildlife such as bighorn sheep, elk, moose and black bears, so be sure to keep your camera handy! 
On the return trip to Denver, enjoy spectacular mountain vistas as you drive across historic Trail Ridge Road, which peaks over timberline at a breathtaking 12,000 feet (3,658 meters) above sea level. Your 10-hour tour concludes with drop-off at the Cherry Creek Shopping Center in the early evening.

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