A Summer Visit to Estes Park (with these coupons)

We have a lengthy list of things that we want to do during our first summer in Colorado and a visit to Estes Park, Colorado is one of them.  I want to wander the town and visit the shops.  I want to keep an eye out for the wild animals that we didn’t have back in Pensacola like the elk that appear to just wander around like they own the place.  I want to hike in the Rocky Mountain National Park and ride the famous Trail Ridge Road.  I want to wander around looking for and identifying wildflowers with my daughter and her new wildflower identification book.

Have you been to Estes Park?  What do you recommend we try?

Rocky Mountain National Park attracts visitors from all over the world and it is right here in our own back yard.  Come for a day, the weekend or a week and experience Colorado at its finest.  Visitors can relax and let their stress melt away like the snow on the nearby peaks OR they can enjoy some of the great outdoor activities that make RMNP famous. Hike, Fish, Golf, Play, Shop, Eat.  These are just a few of the fun things to do in the Estes Park area.  Visit www.EstesParkkids.com and www.EstesPark-Colorado.com for many more great ideas and special offers.

If you are planning a Rocky Mountain trip to Estes Park, consider some of these coupons offered to help save money on your visit.  I love a good coupon!

Covenant Heights Camp$100 OFF Camps

Estes Park Ride-A-Kart:  $2 OFF

Rocky Mountain Gateway/Trailhead Restaurant10% Off Your Meal

Estes Park Brewery: FREE BEER

National Park Gateway Stables or Cowpoke Corner Corral50% OFF

Rodeway Inn: 15% OFF

National Park Stables or Cowpoke CorralKids Ride 50% Off

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory: 10% Off

Dorothy’s Catering: 10% OFF

YMCA of the Rockies – Estes Park Center:  FREE Breakfast

Smokin Dave’s BBQ & Tap HouseFREE Beer

Murphy’s River Lodge: BOOK 6 NIGHTS 7TH FREE

Columbine Inn10% Off 

Estes Park Golf Course: Green Fee and Cart for $55 per Person

Disclosure:  I will be provided with passes to some of the mentioned Estes Park area attractions.  


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    I love Rocky Mountain!

    For those looking for less strenuous, but still beautiful hikes/walks, you can drive right up to Sprague lake (wheelchair accessible) and Bear lake and walk around and/or picnic.

    These are good for your first day in the Rockies if you are adjusting to the altitude. Definitely a must do if visiting Colorado!

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    We had an AMAZING vacation in Estes Park/RMNP last year – one of those life-changing, can’t wait to get back type of trips. Smokin Dave’s BBQ is a must! And this is a recommendation for a Kansas City family 😉 We also had a wonderful experience at Gateway Stables too. Yes, drive Trail Ridge and make sure to go to all four park lodges. We spent one whole day driving the park all the way to the alpine level and back — saw moose, elk, deer, bighorn sheep and a host of other animals. I highly recommend hiking Alluvial Falls – it’s boulder climbing but tons of fun! And Bear Lake in the evening is great for animal sightings. Here’s our trip post & I love to talk Nat’l Parks so let me know if you have any questions — http://www.kcedventures.com/blog/family-vacation-at-rocky-mountain-national-park-colorado
    Enjoy your trip!

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