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In Estes Park, the calming effect of nature embraces you, and there’s always a new adventure waiting to be discovered.  This beautiful mountain town, surrounded by the majestic Rocky Mountains, is your gateway to the number one tourist destination in Colorado – Rocky Mountain National Park.

Nestled in the high mountain valley at just above 7,500 feet in elevation, Estes Park is one of Colorado’s year-round natural splendors.  This delightful mountain village welcomes visitors of all ages and activity levels with various festivals, cultural experiences, playgrounds, river walks, hiking and biking trails, and much more.

Downtown’s pedestrian-friendly streets invite you to stroll, window shop, or relax along the riverwalk with some homemade ice cream.  Grassy parks, Victorian lights, and sidewalk benches add an old-fashioned feel to the array of charming shops and restaurants.  More than 300 unique shops and galleries offer a selection of handcrafted art pieces, unique giftware and fine apparel.

There are restaurants galore with everything from fast food to trendy cuisine, casual and fine dining.  Take in the relaxed, comfortable atmosphere and you’ll quickly see why Estes is known as a top family destination.

Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or love to shop and dine, you’ll find more than enough to keep you entertained.  While here, we invite you to try fly fishing, hiking, biking, rock climbing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, river rafting and the thrill of viewing mountain wildlife.  Enjoy some of our rich historical tours, terrific golf courses, intriguing museum exhibitions, and many local art galleries.  You may not be able to do it all in one trip.  But, like most visitors to Estes, you’ll likely be back for more!

The Estes Park area offers organized events and a variety of activities to choose from throughout the year.  Such offerings include the Estes Park Music Festival, Jazz Fest and Art Walk, Rocky Mountain Brew Fest, Rooftop Rodeo, Heritage Days, the world-famous Scottish Highlands Festival, and so much more.

Estes Park’s beautiful dry climate attracts thousands of visitors each summer.  This dry climate makes hot summer days (the average high in July is 85°F) seem cool to those from other areas of the country.  And our brisk evenings (which can dip below 50°F at night) are extremely comfortable.  Summertime afternoon showers usually dissipate in time for the nightly display of stars.  Winters are surprisingly mild, with highs in the 40s and lows in the 20s.  Colorado’s 300 days of annual sunshine also softens the winter months.

Aspen Winds on Fall River

1051 Fall River Ct, Estes Park, CO 80517
800-399-6010
River Front Cabins in Estes Park Aspen Winds has 16 riverfront cabins in Estes Park, Colorado. Our condos have either a ...
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Park Meadows Mall

8401 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree, CO
303-792-2533
Located just 5 miles from Denver and 40 minutes from Colorado Springs, Park Meadows is Colorado’s biggest shopping mal...
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Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP)

Rocky Mountian National Park
Colorado’s National Park Gem Attracting more than three million visitors each year, Rocky Mountain National Park (...
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SK Horses

Estes Park, CO
For the adventurous spirit, or the nostalgic amble, enjoy miles of scenic mountain trails in the Rocky Mountain National...
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Streamside on Fall River

1260 Fall River Rd., Estes Park, CO
800-321-3303 | 970-586-6464
Streamside Fall River Cabin Village at Estes Park The whole family will enjoy staying at Streamside’s secluded village...
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Aspen Winds on Fall River

1051 Fall River Ct, Estes Park, CO 80517
800-399-6010
River Front Cabins in Estes Park Aspen Winds has 16 riverfront cabins in Estes Park, Colorado. Our condos have either a ...
More

Streamside on Fall River

1260 Fall River Rd., Estes Park, CO
800-321-3303 | 970-586-6464
Streamside Fall River Cabin Village at Estes Park The whole family will enjoy staying at Streamside’s secluded village...
More

Aspen Winds on Fall River

1051 Fall River Ct, Estes Park, CO 80517
800-399-6010
River Front Cabins in Estes Park Aspen Winds has 16 riverfront cabins in Estes Park, Colorado. Our condos have either a ...
More

Park Meadows Mall

8401 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree, CO
303-792-2533
Located just 5 miles from Denver and 40 minutes from Colorado Springs, Park Meadows is Colorado’s biggest shopping mal...
More

Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP)

Rocky Mountian National Park
Colorado’s National Park Gem Attracting more than three million visitors each year, Rocky Mountain National Park (...
More

SK Horses

Estes Park, CO
For the adventurous spirit, or the nostalgic amble, enjoy miles of scenic mountain trails in the Rocky Mountain National...
More

Streamside on Fall River

1260 Fall River Rd., Estes Park, CO
800-321-3303 | 970-586-6464
Streamside Fall River Cabin Village at Estes Park The whole family will enjoy staying at Streamside’s secluded village...
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Zikr Dance Ensemble presents “Invocation”

Mar 10

Montrose Pavilion Event Center, 1800 Pavilion Drive, Montrose, CO

In celebration of company’s 15th Anniversary Season, entitled Invocation, Denver’s nationally acclaimed Zikr D

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Okareka: Mana Wahine

Mar 10

2344 E. Iliff Ave., Denver, CO

Okareka Dance is one of the leading contemporary Maori (indigenous) dance companies in New Zealand. Their iconic work Ma

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Dog Days at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Mar 12 - Mar 14

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd., Colorado Springs, CO

Explore the Zoo with your four-legged family member at Dog Days at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo! CMZoo is welcoming guests and

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Brushes & Brews

Mar 13

Bell Brothers Brewing, 114 N Tejon St., #100, Colorado Springs, CO

Calling all artists and beer lovers! Join us for a special St. Paddy’s Brushes and Brews class at our brewery on M

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Lamont Wind Ensemble

Mar 13

2344 E Iliff Ave, Denver, CO

$5 for reserved parterre, or general admission Complimentary parking Directed by Joseph Martin, the Lamont Wind Ensemble

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National Money Show

Mar 14 - Mar 18

1 Lake Ave, Colorado Springs, CO

It won’t cost a cent to see more than $100 million of historic, rare money including a million-dollar penny, and learn

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Notre Dame Men’s Glee Club In Concert

Mar 14

First United Methodist Church, 1421 Spruce St., Boulder, CO

The University of Notre Dame Men’s Glee Club will appear at Boulder United Methodist Church, 1421 Spruce St. on Thursd

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Classical Guitar Ensembles

Mar 14

2344 E Iliff Ave, Denver, CO

Free admission, no ticket required Ensembles vary in size from duos to octets, and we especially emphasize collaboration

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Rewriting the West: Exploring Lineages of Transformation

Mar 15

ATLAS building, room 100 University of Colorado Boulder Campus, Boulder, CO

Join the Center of the American West for presentations from three writers with innovative multimedia projects that chall

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Hands-On History Family Day

Mar 16

Trinidad History Museum, 312 East Main Street, Trinidad, CO

Hands-On History Family Day By Trinidad History Museum SHARE “Spring” into sports and their history during t

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