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Fall Foliage Weekend Getaways

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Fall Foliage Getaways - the Rockies
fall foliage weekend getaways - photo courtesy of YMCA of the Rockies.

Cabins at Snow Mountain Ranch, photo courtesy of YMCA of the Rockies.

Time your visit well, for this beautiful but brief autumn leaf display! See

tips for leaf-peeping in the Rockies:

  • Call the National Forest Service Fall Color Hotline at (800) 354-4595 to find the best times to visit.
  • Try a drive through Yellowstone National Park. Or visit Jenny Lake, in the Grand Tetons.
  • Check with park officials for suggested hikes and updates on autumn colors.
  • In Colorado, take a trip up Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, in Colorado. Or hike further south at Maroon Bells outside Aspen.
  • Also in Colorado: Estes Park is a good base for visiting Rocky Mountain National Park. If you book early, you might stay at the family-friendly YMCA of the Rockies, which includes Estes Park Center and Snow Mountain Ranch; both offer low-price lodging and many activities for families and for kids.
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