Lodging Estes Park: Tourists from across America and around the globe flock to the scenic town of Estes Park just to have the opportunity to spend precious time in the World-famous Rocky Mountain National Park. Outdoor enthusiasts travel here to enjoy hiking, biking, fly fishing, climbing, back packing, camping and more. Photographers find the majestic views of Rocky Mountain National Park’s peaks especially captivating because of Colorado’s deep-blue skies and powerful thunderheads.
Lodging in Estes Park often fills up before high season so it’s recommended that visitors book early for best selection. If you’re interested in a luxury vacation, Estes Park offers a number of sophisticated accommodations including the prestigious Stanley Hotel, first made famous in Steven King’s, The Shining. On the other hand, if you’re looking for an economical vacation, the town and the surrounding area are filled with numerous cabins for rent. The cabins in Estes are perfect for families wanting a good old-fashioned rustic vacation—the kind we all remember as kids. Imagine fishing by day and roasting marshmallows over a fire under a star-filled sky at night.
Lodging in Estes Park runs the full gamut from cabins to motels, to bed and breakfasts to luxurious hotels. Regardless of where you choose to stay, by day, most tourists choose to take advantage of at least one day in Rocky Mountain National Park. The Park is filled with wild flowers, birds, squirrels, deer, elk, and even bear. Perhaps it’s the elk that are the most sought after animal in the park. During the summer months, the elk tend to move to higher elevations so they aren’t seen quite as often. As fall comes, the elk return to the lower valleys and are often spotted in the town itself munching on the aspen trees and flowers. Trail Ridge Road, known as America’s highest continuous paved road reaches 11,796 feet above sea level. The spectacular views from the summit afford average visitors who don’t hike , well above timber line. Temperatures, even in the summer are often chilly and snow fields are present year round so bring warm clothes, even in July.
Want to find lodging, EstesPark-Colorado is the first step. This website is the official website of the Estes Area Lodging Association. With more than 150 members, the association brings everything you need into one location where you can find places to stay and things to do. So to begin planning your Estes Park vacation, browse on over to the hotel and motel page, or the cabin page. Or take advantage of all of the activities listed on our recreation pages.