Category Archives: Estes Park

5 Winter Hikes in Estes Park in Under Two Hours

Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park in winter is a great time to explore the area trails. With fewer crowds, blankets of snow, and snow-capped peaks, hikers enjoy the solitude and quiet beauty that comes with the season. But we get it, it’s cold out there, so we’ve rounded up a few trails that […]

01/24/2022 | by Lyles Armour | | Estes Park

Our Favorite Winter Cabin Rentals in Estes Park

Sure it gets cold in Estes Park during the winter, but here at Rocky Mountain Resorts, we have the perfect accommodations to keep you warm all winter long. With cabins featuring wood-burning fireplaces and cozy hot tubs, you can relax and enjoy all that the season brings. Discover below some of our favorite winter cabin […]

| by Lyles Armour | | Estes Park

Snap a Photo at these Top Picture-worthy Spots in Estes Park

Estes Park, Colorado is easily one of the most photographed areas in the state. With Rocky Mountain National Park as your backdrop, beautiful scenery surrounds our little mountain town from almost every vantage point. So, grab your camera and capture your travels with these top picture-worthy spots in Estes Park. Estes Park welcome sign The […]

| by Lyles Armour | | Estes Park

Where to Cross Country Ski in RMNP

One way to beat the crowds at the downhill ski areas is to go cross country skiing. During the winter and spring months, the expansive terrain of Rocky Mountain National Park offers many incredible outdoor experiences for cross country skiers. Discover where to cross country ski in RMNP and start trekking towards your Rocky Mountain […]

12/21/2021 | by Lyles Armour | | Estes Park | Local Activities | Rocky Mountain National Park

Where to See Christmas Lights in Estes Park

Estes Park shines brightly throughout the year as the top destination when visiting Colorado. But it really sparkles during the holiday season. Our quaint downtown, local hotels, and businesses light up with decorative Christmas displays and colorful lights. So, gather up the family and take a drive or enjoy an evening stroll and discover below […]

| by Lyles Armour | | Estes Park | Holidays | Local Activities

Our Favorite Places to Photograph in Estes Park During the Winter

Estes Park is a photographer’s dream destination! Though beautiful year-round, there’s something about pristine white snow covering dark evergreens that adds a special touch to pictures of Estes Valley. Whether you’re a novice on a quick getaway or expert, you have to stop by these must-see places to photograph in Estes Park during the winter […]

11/23/2021 | by Lyles Armour | | Estes Park | Local Activities | Outdoor Activities | Rocky Mountain National Park
where to find the elk bugling in estes park

Where to Find the Elk Bugling in Estes Park

Along with cool temperatures and colorful transitioning aspens, fall brings the start of the elk rut. Throughout Estes Park, residents can hear the echoing bugle of the elk signaling the mating season to the herd. Keep reading if you’re wondering where to find the elk bugling in Estes Park. What is the Elk Rut? Beginning […]

10/28/2021 | by Lyles Armour | | Estes Park