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Peak to Peak Scenic Byway

Highway 7, 72 and 119, Estes Park, CO
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Very pretty drive.

Safe mountain road to drive on. Not scary at all. Nice trip even with some road construction along... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Business in July

During a business trip I took advantage of the scenic byway. Don't be in a hurry and enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michael T
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Popular route from Estes Park to Black Hawk.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Highway 7, 72 and 119, Estes Park, CO
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Reviewed yesterday

Safe mountain road to drive on. Not scary at all. Nice trip even with some road construction along the way.

Thank Hoosier1975
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

During a business trip I took advantage of the scenic byway. Don't be in a hurry and enjoy the views. The road is mostly a two lane highway. Most of the damaged areas have been repaired.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took this nice drive with scenic views coming back to Denver from a week in RMNP. Next time we will take another route as the views are nice, but underwhelming after the park.

Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just Beautiful. Lots of small towns along the way. It will take longer than you expect due to stopping to view the beauty. A must see in Colorado!

Thank condonsation
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Highly suggest a GoPro or other video device on this scenic drive. Pictures will not capture the views. Be ready to sit back and enjoy the scenery.

Thank Jessie P
Reviewed 5 days ago

A little more layed back drive beautiful scenery in the Indian peaks wilderness area and Nederland is a quirky little mountain town that's fun to walk around

Thank troyhusler64
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a lovely drive with views of peaks, valleys, red rocks--so many of the great sights in the Rockies! There are also some trailheads on the road that lead into RMNP.

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 6 days ago

This drive has many hairpin turns and tight curves! But it's all worth it for the great view that you get when you're driving! You can see many big houses and vistas from this scenic byway!

Thank Maddie S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very scenic drive. It's just outside of Estes Park on highway 7. Stop by Lily Lake for a walk. Great scenery.

Thank KingpinBuck
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful drive with terrific views of high Rocky peaks. We traveled from Denver through Boulder and Nederland, where we picked up the Peak to Peak route to Estes Park. An alternative route to Estes Park straight north from Denver and through Loveland...More

Thank Jennie W
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15 July 2017|
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Response from B K | Reviewed this property |
You could easily do boulder to Nederland then you're on the peak to peak to allenspark than Estes park and proceed to rocky mtn national park, you could do it in a long, full day and be back in Boulder for the night if... More
Michael H
12 July 2017|
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Response from Joan J | Reviewed this property |
I'd give it a full day and plan on making a lot of stops along the way. I live on the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway and a thousand possible stops come to mind - a walk around Lily Lake and its views of the Longs massif and the... More
6 June 2017|
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Response from Carol N | Reviewed this property |
Estes Park in December is usually (but not without exception) dry and not as cold as you'd think. This is a dry period for us and we consider a White Christmas an oddity! The roads into town and in the area are well... More