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Colorful Colorado: Fall Drive Trips

Fall Driving in Colorful Colorado

If you’ve lived in Colorado for a while, you know that there are few places as beautiful as autumn in Colorado. If you’re new here, don’t worry, you’ll see what all the fuss is about in no time. Fall is a beautiful season all over our wonderful state, but there are some places that are considered exceptional for their diverse colors. As your Denver accounting firm, KKB CPA we think you should get the most out of every opportunity, and that includes our beautiful September weather. Take a nice drive to any of these beautiful locations, but hurry, you might have to beat the snow.

Trail Ridge Road

Located in Rocky Mountain National Park, this heavily traveled highway covers 48 miles between Estes Park and Grand Lake. You’ll be able to see the Rockies from all directions and the gorgeous changing of the leaves adds to the already incredible landscape. Trail Ridge Road allows for travelers to see tree line and above, which makes it the perfect fall drive. This spot is popular among tourists and photographers for a reason, just be sure to allow at least a half-day to see this scenic beauty.

Maroon Bells

Arguably the most photographed place in Colorado, this uniquely beautiful landscape is nestled between two 14,000 foot mountains and surrounded by wildflowers. During the fall, Maroon Bells seems to come alive with all the brilliant colors surrounding it. This area is easily accessible by car, however, buses run daily through Labor Day and on weekends through October 6th. You can’t miss a drive through this iconic location! The ride there isn’t too bad either.

Guanella Pass

This Rocky Mountain pass is worth the visit. Not only is it above tree line so you have a great view, but it is also covered in different types of foliage. The lower elevations of Guanella Pass are covered in spruce, fir, aspen and pine trees. This scenic pass certainly won’t leave you disappointed. The drive will have you wishing for fall year-round and will be unforgettable with all the unique colors.

Kebler Pass

Crested Butte is known for its amazing skiing, but what you may not know is that the scenery here is second to none. Kebler Pass is Colorado’s largest aspen grove. Your eye will get lost in the sea of yellow and orange. Some of the trees even turn a striking color of red, which adds some unforgettable variety. This is a drive you will definitely want to make time for this fall.

How to Use this Information

Colorado is beautiful everywhere in the fall, so you really can’t go wrong with any of these scenic drives. At KKB we understand that it takes planning, both financial and timing to make sure you can go on these scenic drives. Our experts can help guide you so that you are able to fulfill your financial goals and still enjoy picturesque drives through Colorado. Please call us at 303-815-1100 or contact us online today.

What are your favorite fall drives in Colorado?

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