Driving for Kids 2017 - The Route
Day One, Saturday September 23rd:
Depart from the Hagerty office in Golden at 10:00 after a continental breakfast and a driver orientation meeting. We will take Highway 93 up through Boulder, then some county roads past Loveland and on to CO 14 that follows the Cache la Poudre River Valley. We will stop at a very special spot called “The Mish” for lunch right on the river. After a delightful lunch break, we drive northwest on CO 14 to a short stop in Walden, then through North Park and over Rabbit Ears Pass to Steamboat Springs. We plan a really neat dinner in Steamboat and also pretty cool lodging.
Day Two, Sunday September 24th:
Depart about 9:00 on US 40 through Steamboat Springs to Hayden turn south on CO 27 on amazing Twentymile road to a short stop in Oak Creek, then down CO 131 to US 6. We turn westwards to the high point of the day; a visit to the Roundup River Ranch and lunch. We expect to spend a couple of hours at the ranch. After our visit we proceed south on Colorado River Road to I-70 then west through the gorgeous Glenwood Canyon to our dinner and overnight lodging in Glenwood Springs, CO.
Day Three, Monday September 25th:
Depart about 9:30 on CO 82 through Glenwood Springs to a stop in Aspen, then over Independence Pass and down through a photo op in Twin Lakes and then via US 24 to our lunch stop and awards presentation in Buena Vista, CO. After lunch, we head east on US 24/285 to Fairplay and east on US 285 back to Denver.