Estes Park

YMCA of the Rockies

Have you ever taken a vacation where you literally felt like you stepped back into a different time? Visiting the YMCA of the Rockies Estes Park Center took us back into a different era, one centered on family, kids, and nature while simultaneously bringing all three together.
rocky mountain national park

Exploring Rocky Mountain National Park with Kids

If you want to see Colorado at its grandest, Rocky Mountain National Park is a must. It truly encapsulates the beauty and diversity of the Rockies. As Rocky Mountain National Park gets ready to celebrate its 100th Anniversary, its endless family activities deserve to be showcased.

Troo American Road Trip explores Rocky Mountain National Park – Day 4

Today, we were officially WOWed by Rocky Mountain National Park and the gateway town of Estes Park, Colorado is an amazing family destination. My 6 kids (ages 7-12) spent a full day in the park today, starting with the most beautiful hike I think I have ever taken in my life - up to Nymph...

Troo American Road Trip Stops in Estes Park, CO – Day 3

As unexpected as it was for us to discover that we can actually stay at a YMCA, this place is truly awesome! There are activities galore and gorgeous views. The kids are vying for what we should do first - mini golf, horseback riding, rock wall climbing, indoor pool, arts and crafts, or campfire activities....