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Denver wyoming Montana trip?

Old Feb 15, 07, 5:54 am
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Denver wyoming Montana trip?

Hi!
Me and my fiance are going to denver on aug 17 we plan to rent a car and would love to see a bit of Montana too. We have 16 days. Do you have any suggestions on nice drive or suggestion on how to do the tour? Is it to far to go Denver Wyoming Montana back Denver? Its our first visit in US !

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Old Feb 19, 07, 11:42 pm
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If you plan to visit Yellowstone NP you must drive the 'Beartooth Highway' up to Montana (or the other way). It's one of the most scenic drives in the US.
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Old Feb 21, 07, 7:04 am
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Paulina - It really depends on what your instrests are: outdoors, history, etc.
There is plenty to see and do all along the Rocky Mountain West. Keep in mind, it's a broad area - so plan carefully so you don't find yourself in your car for the entire trip. It's a good days drive between Denver and Montana.
Here are some ideas by state:
Colorado:
Mesa Verde (Indian ruins - very neat) in the south west corner of the state.
Rocky Mountain National Park - 2 hours north west of denver or the mountain in general.
Grand Junction - West side of the state - plenty of vineyards
Pikes Peak - West of Colorado Springs (1 hour south of denver)
Boulder - Neat town (30 min north west of Denver)
Wyoming:
Grand Teton Nation Park
Yellow Stone
Montana:
Personally, I'd stick to the western part of the state.
Bozeman - Just a neat town
Glacier National Park - From what I've heard very beautiful!

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