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Win a Colorado Road Trip Vacation

Enter Dec 14, 2021 through Feb 22, 2022

This trip takes you from guided hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park to sandboarding the drifts in Great Sand Dunes National Park. On the way, stop at hot springs, lakes and river rafting spots. Enter Dec 14, 2021 through Feb 22, 2022.

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Note: Trail Ridge Road through Rocky Mountain National Park is open June through October weather permitting, making a shorter drive from Estes Park to River Run RV Resort. Check road conditions before traveling.

Start: Denver

Fly into the Denver International Airport. Or, if you are driving from home, head for your first stop: Morgan County

Small-Town Charm and an Idyllic Lake in Morgan County

"Deer in the prairie grass in Morgan County"
Photo: Courtesy Morgan County
Pelican landing on Jackson Lake in Morgan County
Pelican landing on Jackson Lake Courtesy Morgan County
  • Stay two nights in Fort Morgan at the Best Western Plus Overland Inn (standard room, double occupancy). Don’t forget to eat your complimentary full breakfast at the hotel in the morning before you head out to explore.
  • Use your two free passes to Jackson Lake State Park and go on an interpretive nature hike or relax on its sandy beaches. The lake has been ranked one of the “Top 15 Park Beaches” by Reserve America. Keep your eye out for park wildlife including pelicans, eagles, hawks, heron, deer, coyote, turkeys, waterfowl and numerous shore birds.
  • Visit the Jackson Lake State Park Visitor Center with your $50 gift certificate. The store sells gifts and books including an assortment of cookbooks.
  • Both nights, head to one of Morgan County’s restaurants for complimentary dinner for two.
  • View more information at www.morgancountytourism.com

Go on a Guided Day Hike in Rocky Mountain National Park with Wildland Trekking

"View from Old Fall River Road in Rocky Mountain National Park"
View from Old Fall River Road in Rocky Mountain National Park Photo: Courtesy Wildland Trekking
Ouzel Falls in Rocky Mountain National Park
Ouzel Falls in Rocky Mountain National Park Photo courtesy of Wildland Trekking
  • Choose a day hike in Rocky Mountain National Park including Sky Pond, Continental Divide Summits, Longs Peak, Chasm Lake, Glacier Gorge, Odessa Gorge or a snowshoe tour. Trip dates based on availability. Reservation must be made directly with Wildland Trekking sixty days or more in advance of desired trip dates.
  • More information at wildlandtrekking.com

Relax at River Run Resort

Outdoor pool and hot tubs at River Run RV Resort near Granby, Colorado
Outdoor pool and hot tubs at River Run RV Resort Courtesy of Sun RV Resorts/River Run
Cabin at River Run RV Resort in Granby, Colorado
Cabin at River Run RV Resort Courtesy of Sun RV Resorts/River Run
  • Stay 3 nights in a vacation rental – your choice of Arrowhead, Foxtail or Bearclaw units with a 6-person maximum. Reservation dates subject to availability. Not valid on holiday weekends or weekend stays June 17, 2022 – August 21, 2022.
  • Get a free golf cart rental during your stay
  • Spend your $50 voucher at an on-site restaurant
  • View more information at www.sunoutdoors.com/colorado/river-run-rv-resort

Make a Splash in Chaffee County

Couple soaking in the creekside hot springs at Mt. Princeton Resort in Chaffee County
Couple soaking in the creekside hot springs at Mt. Princeton Resort Photo: Courtesy Chaffee County
River Runners rafting in Browns Canyon National Monument
River Runners rafting in Browns Canyon National Monument Photo by Catherine Eichel Photography courtesy of Chaffee County
  • Stay one night in a large cabin at Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort. Soak in their hot springs on both check-in and check-out day.  (Based on availability, Sunday thru Thursday only)
  • Take a River Runners half-day whitewater rafting trip for two on the Arkansas River through Browns Canyon National Monument. Take in the impressive mountain and canyon scenery. You’ll see rock spires, hoodoos, and tall walls of granite on both sides.
  • View more information at ColorfulColorado.com

See the Unexpected in Alamosa, Gateway to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Elk at Great Sand Dunes National Park
Elk at Great Sand Dunes National Park Courtesy Alamosa
Girls sandboarding in Great Sand Dunes National Park
Girls sandboarding at Great Sand Dunes National Park Courtesy Alamosa
  • Stay one night in Alamosa at Fairfield Inn & Suites (standard room, double occupancy). The hotel is just 43 minutes from the entrance to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.
  • One Great Sand Dunes National Park entrance pass (non-commercial vehicle and occupants, good for 7 consecutive days).
  • Stop by Kristy Mountain Sports in Alamosa to pick up your two free sandboard rentals before heading to the national park.
  • After the park, use your $40 gift certificate to San Luis Valley Brewing Company.
  • View more information about the national park and things to do in Alamosa at Alamosa.org

End: Denver

Head back to the airport or begin your drive home.


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2021 Winner: Paul Silva from Denver, Colorado

2020 Winner: Rachel Raimondi from Peekskill, New York

2019 Winner: Robert Tribble from Jacksonville Florida

2018 Winner: LouAnn McGraw from Castle Rock, Colorado