Summer of More, Girl's Getaway at Gaylord Rockies

By Julie Dikken, Publisher of and July 26, 2022

My twin sister I kicked off our summer with a "Girls' Trip." We snuck off from work early on a Friday, packed our daughters in the car, then set off on a local adventure to Gaylord of the Rockies. 

I think this may be the start of a fun new tradition!

The author received an overnight stay at Gaylord Rockies to facilitate the writing of this article. All thoughts and opinions expressed are their own.

Gaylord Rockies is much more than a fancy hotel it's a full-fledged vacation resort with entertainment the whole family will enjoy. "Summer of More" is the theme — with MORE being the key word. Gaylord Rockies provides all the vacation expectations a family longs for in a summer getaway, without the hassle of travelling all day to get there.

Gaylord hosted our family for a "Summer of More" visit so we could experience more adventure, more water park fun, more exploration and relaxation, more fine dining experiences, and more time to make memories with each other. 

Check out all the fun we had in just one weekend!  

Arapahoe Springs 

Arapahoe Springs is a kid's playground and a parent's oasis with pools, waterslides, lazy river, water features, sunbathing decks and cabanas to rent. Weekends offer excellent poolside service with the friendliest and most attentive service, which made our stay even more enjoyable.

The Shiny Stash Scavenger Hunt

Pirates have invaded Gaylord Rockies and Princess Evergreen has stashed the royal jewels. Search for treasure chests hidden throughout the resort... If you're lucky enough to find them all, you can collect your Pirate's booty!

The Captain's Hidden Treasure Escape Room

Inside The Captain's Hidden Treasure Escape Room you'll join Emerald, the wayfaring wife of Captain Hornswoggle, to solve puzzles and escape. As part of her crew, you will need to solve clues to ransack the Captain's Quarters before time runs out.

S'mores Kits

Nothing says summer like ending the evening by the campfire with family and friends, enjoying a decadent, ooey, gooey, perfectly toasted S'more. Grab your kit, pick a spot by the fire pit and enjoy!

Wildlife Rescue - An Augmented Reality Experience presented by bubly™

The resort has an exciting safari hidden throughout the grounds. We tracked down all kinds of endangered species and took selfies when we found them! We highly recommend this complimentary experience!

Check out ALL that "Summer of More" has to offer at Gaylord Rockies:

Come and see what the Gaylord Rockies Resort has to offer. Discover their custom packages and deals designed to maximize your stay. 

Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center
6700 N. Gaylord Rockies Blvd.
Aurora, CO 80019
Phone: 720-452-6900

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