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Kendall Akin

Kendall grew up in Austin and like a lot of Texans do, fell in love with Colorado for its crisp mountain air and couldn't wait to make the move. Kendall stays curious about the world through her love of traveling, conversations with kind strangers & listening to every Avett Brothers song on repeat to find new meanings. Her "Estes Favorite" is walking up and down the river walk with a hot cup of coffee.

How to Capture Fall in Estes Park

Fall in Estes Park is extraordinary. As the aspen leaves turn yellow, it's hard not to capture the beauty on your digital device of choice. Photographers, whether that’s with their fancy lenses or their iPhones, flock to capture this beauty in frames. Here are some tips to give this colorful season…

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Take a Road Trip to Estes Park

Estes Park is only a 90-minute drive from Denver. And it goes by quickly as you drive alongside rivers, pass through the charming town of Lyons and wind your way up a beautiful canyon. Your trip to Estes Park can start as soon as you get in the car with these road trip tips. First, choose your…

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Find Romance in Estes Park

Estes Park sets a grand stage for romance. With it being only 90 minutes from Denver, it makes for the perfect escape to reconnect with your partner. Here's what we'd put on our itineraries each season if we were you: Winter What’s more romantic than strolling among twinkling lights bundled up…

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How to Spend A Day on Lake Estes

Nothing says summer more than a day spent on and around the lake. You’ve probably seen Lake Estes as you are driving into town, you may have even driven over it. Well, it’s the perfect time to get on it. We decided to help you plan your day on the lake. Here’s how it goes: Start off your day with…

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Take a Green Trip to Estes Park

Surrounded by mountains, the need to respect and commit to conserving our natural environment is evident in Estes Park. Here’s how you can do your part while you’re here. Nature Bath We’ve long known the positive impacts nature can have on your mental health, but did you know that it can also…

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Spend a Weekend with Your Dad in Estes Park

Dad's day is coming up (June 19), and summer is here! We’ve rounded up some of our top “dadtivities” to do with whoever you choose to celebrate. If you’re a dad reading this – go ahead and forward to your kiddos for some subtle hints. Fishing When you’re waiting for a fish to come along, you have…

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Dine & Drink Al Fresco in Estes Park

When the sun is shining and the warm weather hits, you’ll see Coloradans looking for a sunny patio to even out their well-earned goggle tans. What’s better than enjoying a crisp, citrusy beer or a salt-lined margarita on a charming patio after a long day of hiking? If al fresco dining and drinking…

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Best Places to Brunch in Estes Park

When you have an itinerary packed with adventure, breakfast really does become the most important meal of the day whether it’s before or after the adventure. Plus, it’s a great chance to debrief the jaw-dropping sunrise you just witnessed on your hike. Estes Park has it all when it comes to…

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