Four Easy Hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park

Four Easy Hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park

Chances are if you’ve chosen Estes Park as your vacation destination, one of your goals is to experience the organic beauty and astonishing landscapes the location has to offer! With easy access to Rocky Mountain National Park—only a few miles away from Misty Mountain Lodge—your best bet is to head out to conquer one of… Continue Reading

What is the Estes Park Scandinavian Midsummer Festival?

What is the Estes Park Scandinavian Midsummer Festival?

We all know about St. Patrick’s Day and Cinco de Mayo, but have you heard of the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival? Did you know that there’s one held every year right in downtown Estes Park? If you’re not quite sure what we’re talking about don’t worry, we’ll give you a rundown on this spirited cultural celebration!… Continue Reading

Where to Go Whitewater Rafting in Estes Park

Where to Go Whitewater Rafting in Estes Park

The Estes Park area offers an amazing assortment of opportunities to get outside and enjoy our beautiful natural scenery, including whitewater rafting. Head to the Poudre or Colorado Rivers for a thrilling day of drops, bumps, splashes and fun. Several whitewater rafting companies operate in Estes Park (although river access is a short drive away.)… Continue Reading

Get Your Drink On at the Estes Park Wine and Chocolate Festival

Get Your Drink On at the Estes Park Wine and Chocolate Festival

Do you enjoy wine? What about chocolate? If you answered yes to any of the above, you’ll love the Estes Park Wine and Chocolate Festival. This can’t-miss event takes place on Saturday, February 9th from noon to 5 p.m. at the Estes Park Events Complex (1125 Rooftop Way). You’ll enjoy samples from the area’s finest… Continue Reading

What to Do in Estes Park Colorado

What to Do in Estes Park Colorado

Estes Park truly has something for everyone—outdoor enthusiasts, foodies, art lovers, you name it! Here are some of our top suggestions for what to do in Estes Park, Colorado: Go window-shopping downtown Estes Park has dozens of unique shops and galleries to browse, offering jewelry, gifts, artwork and more. Architecture buffs, take note—some downtown buildings… Continue Reading

What to Do if You Spot a Moose

What to Do if You Spot a Moose

Plenty of wildlife make their home in the Rocky Mountains, including moose. There are about 2,500 moose living throughout Colorado, and you can frequently spot them grazing in low-lying valleys and wet areas near lakes. Keep in mind that while moose are pretty cool to look at, they can behave aggressively when they feel threatened—meaning… Continue Reading