There is no entrance fee for the Hoover Dam, although you’ll have to buy a ticket if you want to go inside. There are a few different options for Hoover Dam tickets, each with its own price. The most basic option is the self-guided tour of the visitor center, which costs $10 and features narrated […]
It would be hard to pick one single spot we like best on the Million Dollar Highway in Colorado, but Uncompahgre Gorge is certainly one that comes to mind. The highway will take you along the side of a cliff high above the gorge itself, which was created over centuries by the flow of the […]
The Million Dollar Highway in Colorado was originally built by an entrepreneur named Otto Mears in the late 19th century. A former gold miner and Civil War vet, Mears moved to Colorado to run a wheat farm but was inspired to start building roads after struggling to transport his grain over the rough terrain of […]
Everyone has different preferences, of course, but we’d highly recommend driving the Million Dollar Highway in Colorado if you get the chance. The 25-mile stretch of highway between Silverton and Ouray is one of the most gorgeous drives in the United States and features plenty of places to stop along the way. While the official […]
The Million Dollar Highway is an iconic stretch of road that stretches through the Rocky Mountains and has been a popular destination for travelers since it was first built. This winding, spectacular highway connects Silverton to Ouray in Colorado and provides stunning views of majestic mountains along its route. But why is this particular stretch […]
One of the most scenic stretches of highway in the US, the Million Dollar Highway in Colorado runs between the towns of Silverton and Ouray, about 25 miles away. Silverton, the southern end of the road, is a former mining town nestled in the heart of the mountains. While the mines dried up decades ago, […]
While Rocky Mountain National Park shines all year long, if we had to pick one month to visit this park, it'd have to be September. Why? Well, for starters, it's a perfect time to take Rocky Mountain tours like this one.