Monday, August 31, 2009

Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park

I am having issues posting pictures but they will make it on here.

In August we went on vacation to Etes Park the 16th-23rd. We had a really good time thanks so much mom and dad wish you could have been there with us.

On Monday the 16th Michelle and I went on the ghost tour at The Stanley Hotel. We did not see any ghosts but had a fun time. While we were there Dan and Lilyanne walked around Lake Estes. Also we went and hiked around Bear Lake and Alberta Falls.

Day two Tuesday the 16th we went back to Rocky Mountain National Park and hiked to Nymph Lake, Dream Lake and Emerald lake. Also we checked out a couple of the visitor stations. Michelle went home after our hikes so Dan and I checked out Trailridge road.

Day three Wedneday 17th we had the day to oursleves. We filled that day with more hiking to Cub Lake, Sprague Lake and Lily Lake.Also Dan took us for a drive on Fall River Road which is a one lane dirt road up a mountain with awesome views.

Day four Thursday the 18th Dan,Lilyanne and I hike to Beirdstadt Lake which was two miles. Then we took a drive where we saw Bighorn Sheep. That afternoon Dan's brother and family came into town. Dan and I went out to dinner to while they watched Lilyanne.

Day five Dan,Chris and Luke went on some wilderness adventure tour. From what I hear they had a wonderful time. Julia,Adam,Lilyanne and I went down town Estes Park and checked out the shops. Lilyanne and I each bought a pair of socks that match. I will have to have Dan take a picture of us wearing them. That evening Chris and Julia went to dinner and we watched the boys.

Day six we went into Rocky Mountain National Park. We walked around bear lake and then had lunch at sprague lake. The kids had fun chasing the ducks around. Then we went on Fall River Road and Trailridge road.

On day seven we got up and packed to head home. Then we went to Estes Lake. We road on a pontoon boat. Lilyanne showed all kinds of moods on the boat happy,tired and also crying. The poor girl the life jacket about swollowed her. When we got to Boulder we had lunch with our friend Lisa. We were so glad to be home but really enjoyed our vacation.