Silver Creek Journals

Summer in the Rockies!?!

A July 2005 trip to Silver Creek by Kathi A E

Quote: Of course there are many winter activities available in the Rockies, but who'd guess there's so much to do in the summer! All our family, ages 5-55, had a fabulous time. Hiking, hotsprings, boating, mine tours and shopping all within an hour of driving from Silvercreek Resort.

Summer in the Rockies!?!

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With only seven days in a week, we'll need to return several times to fit everything in! We spent a day travelling Trail Ridge Road between Grand Lake and Estes Park, visited an old silver mine, took the Georgetown Loop Railroad, raced down the alpine slide at Winter Park, and took boat trips on Grand Lake.  One of our most memorable moments was riding down on the alpine slide with our 5-year-old. When riding with daddy, our son was pushing forward to go faster while daddy was pulling back to go slower. He's turning into a speed freak like mommy! A proud moment for me, to be sure!  Yet this trip wasn't all flash and hurry. We balanced it out with a ride on the chair lift at SolVista Basi...Read More

Mountainside at Silver Creek

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Best Things Nearby:Since you are in the Rockies, you'd have to expect Rocky Mountain National Park to make the Best Things list. But any direction you drive, there is something uniquely Colorado to find: silver mines, the Georgetown Loop Railroad and Winter Park back toward Denver, Hot Sulfur Springs to the west, and toward the north, Grand Lake, Estes Park, and all park points in between. Best Things About the Resort:The condos overlook a beautiful golf course and are next to a chairlift at SolVista that runs on the weekend, giving the mountain biker or hiker a ride up. My father-in-law was able to take a different 3-6 mile hike daily from our doorstep, and there was plenty...Read More

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Mountainside at Silver Creek
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Silver Creek, Colorado
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Kathi A E

Kathi A E
Salem, Oregon