August 27, 2018

TAKE A BACKROADS TRIP: COLLEGIATE PEAKS SCENIC DRIVE, COLORADO

Take a backroads trip on the Collegiate Peaks Scenic Drive in Colorado!     The Collegiate Peaks Scenic Drive is an old stagecoach route through canyons carved by the Arkansas River in Colorado. The American Gold Rush, dancing waters, white cliffs and ghost towns are awaiting you!     The paved scenic route is 57 miles long and took us many hours to drive since we stopped to admire vistas and take photographs. If you drive straight through, you can travel the route in only 2-3 hours.     This scenic drive could be called “the Avenue of the Fourteeneers.” This drive parallels the Continental Divide at the foot of the Sawatch…

May 30, 2018

TAKE BACK ROADS TO EXPLORE AMERICA!

Take Back Roads to Explore America!   The Traveling Seniors ALWAYS travel back roads. Why?  Exploring America and her inspiring people is most rewarding along back roads and scenic byways!   Backroads vacations are so easy in retirement travel!  The pavement is smooth, traffic is sparse and the scenery is breathtaking. We can drive at our own pace. We can pull off the road to take photos or a break at almost any time. Backroads adventures are just waiting for you!   HOW TO FIND BACKROADS   One way to find byways is to visit scenicbyways.info. On that site, search by state or follow the dots on the map provided….