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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…

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9 Best Winter Hikes in Estes Park

Winter is a great time to explore Rocky Mountain National Park and the town of Estes Park in Colorado. Biju Sukumaran - bijusukumaran.com 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…

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5 Perfect Winter Weekend Itineraries in Estes Park

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 golf courses blanketed in white. The picturesque, quaint downtown looks every bit like something you’d see inside of a snow globe. Lodging rates drop in…

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New Year's Eve in Estes Park

Celebrate the start of 2020, say goodbye to 2019 and have some fun with us in Estes Park for New Year's Eve. Here are the places to dance the night away, eat to your heart's content and enjoy some live music. New Year's Eve Bash with Chain Station The Rock Inn at 10:00 PM Chain Station and other…

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Does Estes Park Close in the Winter?

It’s an honest question we in Estes Park hear frequently. The short answer is no, Estes Park does not close in the winter. Read on to get some clarification – and to find out why you should visit the town of Estes Park this winter. Reason number one why Estes Park does not close in the winter: Estes…

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Make the Most of Estes with the Estes Park Pass

Winter in Estes is a hidden gem that we can’t keep to ourselves any longer. There’s so much to do but the Estes Park Backcountry Pass is where we suggest you start. With everything to get you out in the backcountry, or in front of the fire, the pass makes exploring Estes in the winter that much more…

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Christmas 2019 in Estes Park

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. With the elk jingle belling… or maybe just hanging out around town, strolling the golf course. But just because the elk aren’t jingle-belling, and don’t have red, light-up noses, doesn’t mean Estes isn’t the perfect Christmas destination and a great way to…

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9 Reasons to Come to Estes Park This Winter

When you think of your winter mountain getaway, do you want myriad options for snowy outdoor adventure like snowshoeing, cross-country, backcountry skiing, ice climbing, tubing, and sledding? Are you looking for a historic, picturesque main street with dozens of boutique shops, restaurants, and…

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