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Beautiful scenery out of our front window!

We spent 4 days at the Brynwood Motel and could look out at the mountains every morning thru our front window. We chose the extra large room for the 3 of us and it was quite comfortable. With the kitchen supplies, we ate some of our meals there. We had problems with the coffee maker but immediately were supplied a new one. The help was great and our room was always well attended to. I certainly would go back there on my next trip to Estes Park, maybe try a cabin next time. It is on the “quiet” side of the city.

Sharon (Windsor Heights)

14 Romantic Activities in Estes Park

Planning a romantic couples retreat to Estes Park? With so many romantic activities in Estes Park to help make your stay special, we compiled a list of our top Estes Park date activities that are sure to add a little spark! Spend an evening with your loved one under the full moon. Grab your skis, snowshoes or hiking boots, depending on the season, and head outside for a guided moonlit outing under the stars. Grab a picnic […]

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Craft Beverages in Estes Park

Estes Park may be a small mountain town, but its craft beverage scene is large – it is home to an array of local breweries, distilleries, and wineries. Nothing pairs better than a day out on the trails with a tasty craft drink from one of our local drinking establishments. With the Estes Park Wine Festival next month and a great line up of beer festivals in September and October, we wanted to highlight some […]

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Top 10 Hiking Trails in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park spans 265,796 acres of delicate wilderness and majestic mountain views while boasting over 130 hiking trails. Hiking is one of the more popular activities visitors can partake in during their stay and with so many options to explore the choices are endless. Not sure where to start? Start with our list of the top hiking trails in Rocky Mountain National Park. Beginner Bear Lake Loop This short 0.6-mile hike is a […]

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Estes Park Events | Summer 2018 Guide

Still deciding on when to visit Estes Park this summer? Why not plan your trip around one of these fun-filled summer events? Art Market of Estes Park When: May 26th – 28th Celebrate the beginning of summer Memorial Day weekend with the 19th annual Art Market of Estes Park. Discover a wide variety of fine arts and crafts from local artists. Visitors will find everything from paintings, ceramics, stained glass, and photography. Jazz Fest and […]

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Summer Adventures in Estes Park

Summer in Estes Park is one of the best times to visit and with so many activities you’ll want to stay all summer long! Start planning your altitude adventure by reading our list, of favorite Estes Park activities. Riverwalk Downtown Take a summer stroll through town along the Riverwalk Downtown Estes Park. Starting at the visitor center along Ellkhorn Ave., follow the paved path alongside The Big Thompson River. Enjoy scenes of nature with shops […]

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10 Fun Facts About Rocky Mountain National Park

In honor of National Park Day, we wanted to highlight our own Rocky Mountain National Park by sharing some fun facts you may not know about this beautiful part of Colorado. The 30-mile-long Continental Divide Trail runs right through the middle of the park, splitting it into its Eastern and Western sections. As one of the park’s biggest attractions, the trail runs along parts of the actual Great Divide, which is the invisible border that […]

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Snowshoeing Trails of Estes Park

Want to truly get away from it all on your Rocky Mountain vacation? Snowshoeing amongst the snow-capped trees and glistening white trails offers the ultimate in winter escapes. Rated from beginner to expert, read about our favorite local snowshoeing trails that are sure to make your stay in the Rockies unforgettable. Easy/Beginner Bear Lake Loop For the novice, Bear Lake Loop is the perfect beginner trail. Only a 0.7 mile loop and hardly any elevation […]

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Estes Park on a budget

From fee-free days at Rocky Mountain National Park to affordable activities, Estes Park is a top destination for budget-friendly travelers. Here are some ideas and suggestions of times to visit and what to do in Estes Park on a budget! Visit during fee-free days The National Park Service offers about seven fee-free days or weekends throughout the year, normally tied in with a federal holiday, where you can enter Rocky Mountain National Park for free! The summer […]

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Great location and accommodations for a family trip to Rocky Mountain National Park

We recently stayed in one of the cabins on a family vacation with our pre-teen children during our recent trip to Estes Park and Rocky National Park. The cabin was clean, unique, charming and contained everything we needed for our stay. It was rustic, yet had all of the modern conveniences desired by “non-campers.” The private hot tub was perfect after a day of hiking. Convenient location and helpful, accommodating staff.

Melissa (Madison, Wisconsin)


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