5 Things to Love About the Rockies

5 Things to Love About the Rockies

Take our California Zephyr route to Rocky Mountain National Park for some of the most scenic views in the country. If you need help planning your trip, here are a few of our favorites.

Hike to the Head of the Colorado River

horseshoe bend colorado river at 360 degrees near page arizona

Visit Shadow Mountain Lookout

Rosengarten group in Dolomites, alpine glow

Go Camping at the Timber Creek Campground

A beautiful camping spot at Timber Creek campground in Rocky Mountain national park in Colorado. A perfect blue sky, beetle kill all over the mountain sides, and a feeling of peace and quiet you can only achieve camping.

View the Cascading Waters at Adams Falls

Waterfall along the Imogene Trail between Ouray and Silverton, Colorado in the Rocky Mountains.

Go Elk-spotting on the Tundra Along Trail Ridge Road

lone bull elk walking across tundra field with mountains in background, view from Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park

And if you still need ways to fill your days, enjoy wildflowers along the trail to Big Meadow, or visit the historic ghost town in Lulu City. Not to be missed is the alpenglow on Mount Craig during sunset. Check out our California Zephyr route for these adventures and more.