Oct. 7 - 15, 2020
Pack your cowboy hat and blue jeans, think BIG and start stompin’… we’re headin’ South!
Colorado: Where the air is thin, the history is rich, and the views are spectacular!
Denver- The journey begins with your arrival in the Mile High City--Denver is exactly 5,280 feet above sea level. The city offers panoramic views of the Rockies and over 300 days of sunshine/year.
Lookout Mountain- A warm welcome to the Wild West where you will learn Buffalo Bill Cody’s captivating story as a Pony Express rider, army scout, buffalo hunter, and showman.
Estes Park & Rocky Mountain National Park- Colorado’s top destination for lovers of scenic beauty. The views of the Rockies as we drive along the highest paved through-road in North America will take your breath away, literally and figuratively! Fall in the National Park means golden aspens, elk rutting season, and many wildlife sightings. As we travel the Western Rim passing through Vail, Glenwood Springs and Grand Junction, you will see the landscape will change from jagged peaks to red sandstone and canyons and understand the motto “Colorful Colorado.”
Durango/Silverton- All aboard the 1881 Narrow Gauge Railroad for views of the gorgeous San Juan Mountains and fall foliage. The route was originally opened in 1882 by the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad to transport silver and gold ore mined from the mountains.
Mesa Verde- A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this National Park protects thousands of archaeological sites and over 600 cliff dwellings. You will witness the unique way of life of the Pueblo Indians!
Royal Gorge Bridge- Stretching 1,260 feet across and soaring 956 feet above the Arkansas River, Royal Gorge is one of the highest suspension bridges in the world and is sure to take your breath away!
Colorado Springs- The city sits at the foot of one of the nation’s most famous landmarks, Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain, whose summit inspired Katharine Lee Bates to pen the words to "America the Beautiful." Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, and the U.S. Air Force Academy are scheduled stops in this city U.S. News named the number one most desirable place to live in the United States.
Hotels, breakfasts, dinners and entry fees for parks and shows are included unless otherwise specified. Please know that while we have done our best to plan ahead, some plans might change. Meals are not included on travel days. A $300/PP deposit is required at time of reservation. Please send this deposit to us at: Tulip Tours, PO Box 966, Lynden, WA 98264. Travel insurance is available and must be paid at the time of the first deposit. All tour prices are based on a minimum of 25 people. Additional charges may apply for smaller groups.