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  • 4 Ways to Enjoy Estes Park in the Winter

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    With snow-covered mountains, trees, and trails it’s truly a winter wonderland here in Estes Park. There are many ways to discover the beauty of the season with activities like snowshoeing and sledding but here are a few different ways to enjoy Estes Park in the winter.   Warm up from the inside out One of the best ways to stay warm this winter is to warm up from the inside out with a good sip...

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    Indoor Activities in Estes Park

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    It’s getting chilly out and if outdoor activities aren’t your thing, Estes Park has plenty to do this winter season that doesn’t involve snow! So, head inside and enjoy these indoor activities in Estes Park.   Catch a flick Check out the latest cinema production at the oldest operating movie theater in the United States that was originally built as a movie theater, located in Estes Park. Built...

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    History of Estes Park

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    For over 100 years the town of Estes Park has been a resort destination for those looking to explore life in the mountains. As the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, the history of Estes Park comes with it a passion for preservation, recreation, and a dedication to mountain life. So, head back in time with us as we explore the history of Estes Park and how you can soak up a piece of history...

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    Thanksgiving in Estes Park

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    Spending the holidays in Estes Park is an excellent way to celebrate this season! Start planning your holiday getaway and enjoy Thanksgiving in Estes Park. Take part in fun and festive events, savory dinners, and recipes that you can enjoy in your own cabin at Rocky Mountain Resorts!   Events Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony The weekend before Thanksgiving light up the season at Annual Tree...

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    Sip and Savor | 5 Tips for Tasting Estes Park Spirits

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    It’s the month we welcome ghostly spirits, but around here we are always ready to welcome a spirit in a glass! Enjoy the distilleries in Estes Park and taste locally distilled spirits with these five tips! Learn how to taste spirits like an expert and where to go in Estes Park to do so!   Tip #1 Clarity is important, in every color of spirit. If tasting from clear glassware, hold up your glass...

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    Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Estes Park Elk Fest

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    Every year in the fall, the delightfully haunting bugle of an elk can be heard throughout the Rockies and in the town of Estes Park. Elktober, otherwise known as the month of October, kicks off with the celebration of the season at the Estes Park Elk Fest. Visitors can enjoy live music, elk seminars, a beer garden, food, and a self-guided elk-viewing tour. Related: What is the elk rut? As the...

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    How to Enjoy the Fall Colors in Estes Park

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    The first day of fall is September 22nd, and along with cooler crisp autumn days we can expect to see golden aspens basking in all their glory around Estes Park very soon. Groves of aspen trees start to light up the area with shades of red, orange, and yellow offer a spectacular display only Mother Nature can provide. We are so lucky that our resort is right in the middle of Colorado fall...

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    What’s on Tap: Best Estes Park Brews

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    One thing Coloradans do very well is how to enjoy a good beer after a long hike in the mountains. With Rocky Mountain National Park close by and several Estes Park breweries in town, it is easy to live like a local. Cool off this summer after your hike and enjoy some of the best Estes Park brews in town from these Estes Park breweries.   Estes Park Brewery Since 1993 Estes Park Brewery has...

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    Fall Festivals in Estes Park

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    With cooler days upon us, fall in Estes Park is a great time to visit. With bugling elk and colorful fall foliage sprinkling the mountain slopes of the Rockies, it’s no wonder that even after the summer has passed people still find their way up to Estes Park. And there certainly is no shortage of festivals and activities that take place in the fall, so be sure to plan your next vacation around...

  • Best Wildflower Hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park

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    Summer in the Rockies is perfectly picturesque, with vibrant blooms and rugged mountain peaks in the background.  Add a little color to your outdoor adventures and use our guide to the best wildflower hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park.    Beginner   Nymph Lake This easy half-mile route from Bear Lake to Nymph Lake is the perfect short-day excursion to see Rocky Mountain wildflowers. The...

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