Family Hike Elk

How to do Estes on a Budget

Nothing gets you out of the winter blues like a trip to a Rocky Mountain winter wonderland, and doing that affordably is a win-win. Businesses all throughout Estes Park are working to do just that, giving you a trip with all the awe of the mountains, that won’t break the bank. Lodging First…

Continue Reading

Ease Into Winter Hiking With These Tips

Winter hiking: when and where to strap on snowshoes, microspikes or your trusty hiking boots. Winter adventure can be intimidating for the devoted summer chasers, but if you can walk, you can snowshoe or strap some microspikes on. It’s the right level of stepping out of your comfort zone and easing…

Continue Reading

Best Spots to Warm up by the Fire in Estes Park

When you think of “cozy mountain vibes”, does your mind go straight to bundling up by a fire? Ours does. Sometimes the fire is the main attraction and sometimes it’s there to add charm to your dinner – these are a few of our favorite spots to warm up. The Stanley Hotel The Stanley gives you a warm…

Continue Reading

Tour the Seasons of Estes with These Adventures

Something people love about Colorado is getting to fully experience every season. Even with distinct season changes, the sun is shining 300 days a year, making winter more enjoyable and giving summer a reason for you to cool down on the lake. The contrasting seasons make Colorado the best home base…

Continue Reading

9 Best Winter Hikes Around Estes Park

Winter is a great time to explore Rocky Mountain National Park and the town of Estes Park in Colorado. The trails in and around Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado are great any time of the year, but they are particularly spectacular when coated in sparkling white powder. Winter is a bit…

Continue Reading

Sip in the Holiday Cheer with These Festive Drinks

Estes Park’s breweries, coffee shops, and restaurants are getting in the holiday spirit with drinks like the “Grinchmas” and the “Black Eyed Bourbon." Unwind with these festive drinks after a long day in the snow or in the shops, you deserve it. Log Cabin Latte Kind Coffee Maple spice syrup…

Continue Reading