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  • Thanksgiving 2018 in Estes Park

    Posted on November 15, 2018 9:00 AM

    Celebrate your Thanksgiving in the Rocky Mountains. Estes Park has Thanksgiving meals, events, shopping, and of course the breathtaking outdoors. Thanksgiving Meals The Other Side Restaurant Thanksgiving Buffet November 22, 11am-7pm Call (970)... more

  • 5 Perfect Winter Weekend Itineraries in...

    Posted on October 31, 2018 3:00 PM

    Surrounded by the snow-capped peaks of the Rocky Mountains, Estes Park, Colorado, is arguably at its most beautiful in the winter. Elk wander the white shores of Lake Estes, and it’s not unusual to see a moose family sifting through the... more

  • Chill Estes Park vibes to add peace to...

    Posted on October 25, 2018 1:00 AM

    Nature is good for you. Many studies show that even just looking at a photo of a wilderness landscape will lower blood pressure and release endorphins, those feel-good enzyme thingies that rush forth when you’re stoked. So take 10 seconds (or... more

  • Halloween 2018 in Estes Park

    Posted on October 18, 2018 3:00 PM

    Celebrate Halloween in Estes Park. From costume balls for the adults to trick-or-treating downtown there's something for every ghost and ghoul to enjoy the spooky festivities.   Halloween in Downtown Estes Park October 31, Downtown... more

  • #WildlifeWednesdayEP Elk Rut 2018

    Posted on October 17, 2018 9:00 AM

    #WildlifeWednesdayEP photos from our Instagram (@VisitEstesPark)  from 2018's Elk Rut. Looking to take your own? Check out our blog on how to get your best elk photo yet .         View this post on Instagram    ... more

  • Rocky Mountain National Park's Road to...

    Posted on October 5, 2018 12:00 PM

    When Old Fall River Road closes to cars for the season, it opens to cyclists and hikers – with their dogs! In 1920, Old Fall River Road opened as the first road in Rocky Mountain National Park offering cars access to the high country. The... more

  • 6 Reasons Why Fall is the Best Time of...

    Posted on October 2, 2018 1:00 PM

    With a bustling main street, peaceful trails, and scenic mountain views in all directions, Estes Park is the perfect little mountain town to plan a weekend away. While there’s plenty to do and see all year, the fall season, in particular, is a... more

  • 11 Tips to Nail Your Dream Elk Shot

    Posted on September 26, 2018 3:00 PM

    Expert photography tips from a local Estes Park pro One of the surefire joys of visiting Estes Park are the all-but-guaranteed lifelist wildlife sightings . And tops for most aspiring photographers is capturing one of our eminently majestic elk.... more

  • What's Up with the Rut?

    Posted on September 19, 2018 3:00 PM

    The sound of a bull elk bugling during mating season is one of the most plaintive and captivating things that you can hear in the mountains. It begins with a few growly bars, increases a few registers to a high pitch scream and then ends with a... more