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Experience the Rocky Mountains from a car instead of on skis. You may be surprised at how refreshing and adventurous it can be. The road of a total of about 160 miles is filled is zigzagging routes and sharp turns, which is great if you only want to see unique and odd natural rock formations. In 2012, Travel + Leisure named San Juan Skyway one of "America's Best Spring Drives" for its million-dollar views. Make sure you drive the segment from Ouray to Silverton, which is called the Million Dollar Highway, for some of the most breathtaking views you can see on any road.