Traffic backed up on Trail Ridge Road
Jenny Harding, For TSM

My wife and I got a chance to take a couple friends from Italy into Rocky Mountain National Park a couple weekends ago. The views are spectacular, although my wife tends to close her eyes when we get on Trail Ridge Road.

We drove up the Alpine Visitor's Center on our visit and climbed to the top of the hill, so we could be 12,000 feet above sea level.

Our friend Bea captured this YouTube video of Trail Ridge Road. It's a time-lapse, so it makes a quick trip.

Bea, my wife and I snapped a few pictures while we were in Rocky Mountain National Park.

This YouTube video shows a quick trip up the Big Thompson Canyon.

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