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  • Wildlife in Rocky Mountain National Park

    Wild about wildlife

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    It’s no secret that Rocky Mountain National Park is a popular place, but it’s also a popular home to a wide variety of wildlife. From ones that take to the skies to ones that take up a lot of space, visitors of all ages are always delighted to spot some form of wildlife in the park or in downtown Estes Park! Amphibians From frogs to snakes, the park has a few species of amphibians and reptiles....

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    Top 9 snowshoeing trails in Estes Park

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    Did you know that early spring can bring some of our best snow? And around here, we don’t let the snowfall interfere with our outdoor recreation! Snowshoeing is a great way to explore Rocky Mountain National Park’s trails and is a family-friendly activity that’s open to all skill levels. Plus, we offer free snowshoe rental to our guests so there’s no excuse not to try it! Plan to add snowshoeing...

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    Romantic Rockies Rendezvous

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    We believe a romantic getaway can happen anytime of the year, but since it is February, we thought we’d highlight some romantic activities in Estes Park and upcoming events that are perfect for a date night! Dinner: A romantic dinner out on the town is definitely a popular way to celebrate a special weekend and our restaurants will have something to please any couple. Visit Estes Park wineries...

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    See 2016 Wedding Trends in Estes Park at the Bridal Show

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    Calling all brides! Come on out for the Estes Park Wedding Association Bridal Show in February to see the latest wedding trends, colors, and themes for this year. On Sunday, February 21, Estes Park is the place to be for all brides thinking of the Rockies as the perfect backdrop for their upcoming nuptials. The event is at the Estes Park Event Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. You can purchase...

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    Happy Holidays!

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    The most wonderful time of the year is here! December always seems to go by way too fast, much like the rest of 2015 did, and we’d like to thank all of our guests who visited us this year. We hope to welcome you back again in the new year! Not only are the holidays special around here because snow softly falls over the mountains, but the holidays allow us to appreciate the business we’re in....

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    Rocky Mountain Resorts Gives Back to Charities

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    November is the time to give thanks. We want to give thanks to everyone this year who participated in our charity sweepstakes! If you haven’t yet participated, it’s a great opportunity to win a gift certificate valid for a three night stay in a deluxe one bedroom condo at Fawn Valley Inn. You’ll also nominate a charity of your choice to receive the same prize. Thanks to all of our winners this...

  • Fall colors in Rocky Mountain National Park

    Fall Family Fun in Estes Park

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    The fall is no reason to fall away from family vacations! If you're planning fall break activities now, see what's happening in Estes Park to keep the kiddos entertained. Activities Hiking – Hiking is always a favorite Estes Park activity and many of our easy or moderate hiking trails are still accessible through autumn. These trails not only have stunning views on their own, but coupled with...

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    Fall Honeymoon Destination: Estes Park

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    Many tend to think of white sandy beaches for a honeymoon, but we know plenty of adventurers who'd take hiking over watching the waves. Celebrate your new marriage with a honeymoon in Estes Park! To get the romantic ideas rolling, we’ve put together a few activities to enjoy outside of your cabin. Autumn Gold Festival – Celebrate your new marriage and the new fall season during the Autumn Gold...

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    Four Difficult Summer Hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park

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    As a follow-up to our moderate hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park to try this summer, we’re rounding out our list with our favorite difficult hikes. Mt. Ida – First on the list is the 9.6-mile roundtrip to Mt. Ida! Located off the Poudre Lake Trailhead off of Trail Ridge Road and just on the “other” side of the Continental Divide, this trail offers some serious elevation gain at just over...

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    Four Moderate Summer Hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park

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    In our last blog post, we highlighted three of our favorite easy hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park. This post will focus on moderate hikes within the park or near Estes Park for visitors looking for a bit more of a challenge during their Colorado vacation. Loch Vale – This 5.9-mile trail (roundtrip) off the Glacier Gorge Trailhead is a wonderful moderate hike with a beautiful payoff at The...

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