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A lifetime resident (OK, with a few gaps) of Estes Park, Suzy brings years of insight and history to her writing. From Estes Park's scenic golf courses, to dining and exploring the national park, Suzy offers readers a wide variety of unique recommendations. 

This Summer, Beat the Heat in Estes Park

The premier entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park is an ideal destination for travelers looking for a budget-friendly mountain getaway this spring and summer. With an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities, wildlife viewing, one-of-a-kind shopping and a variety of accommodation…

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Traditions of the Season

There's something magical about the holiday season in Estes Park and it's been that way ever since I can remember. I recall being enthralled with Santa riding across the sky -- presumably toward my…

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Experience Colorado History - First Hand Around Estes Park

Estes Park breathes history. You sense it as you gaze upon the Stanley Hotel’s white magnificence or the Birch Ruins on the knoll. Learn about the Valley’s fascinating history through the eyes of Estes Park’s excellent museums. The Estes Park Museum The Estes Park Museum is the town’s crown…

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Birding in Estes Park is Fun for All Ages

It is not uncommon to see a flock of people with binoculars staring at the sky along the trails in Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. Our pristine, high-elevation habitat is home to more than 280 bird species, everything from hummingbirds and red tailed hawks to flycatchers, vireos…

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Snowshoeing Rocky Mountain National Park is for Everyone!

Explore the beauty of Rocky Mountain National Park on snowshoes and discover a hidden beauty you can’t see from a car. It’s easy to get started with snowshoeing and sports shops continually reassure first-timers: If you can walk, you can snowshoe. To find out how to get started, stop in at any…

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Renew Your Vows For Valentines Wows!

Don’t let this Valentine’s Day weekend slip by without renewing your vows with your loved one at the Stanley Hotel Saturday, February 12, 2011. At 2 p.m. the Rev. Earl Matson will conduct the vows for…

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