Day Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park Day Trips Photo by Aaron Cathcart

Day Trips:

Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park Colorado offers guests an unlimited variety of activities and adventures to fill their days and nights.   Visitors to the area often find they want to explore outside the park’s boundaries and using Estes Park as a central hub it is easy to put together several day trips to exciting destinations.   Choose a trip within the park or all the way through the park to Grand Lake and Grandby.     Maybe you prefer exploring one of Colorado’s historic mining towns with a little gambling added in.

Here is a sampling of the many choices available within a few minutes or a few hours drive from Estes Park.   We would love to hear from you if you discover a “perfect” day trip and would like to share it with our site visitors on our Estes Park Colorado Blog.

Estes Park Farmers Market – At the Stanley Fair Grounds Every Thursday 8am until 12:30 pm. Fresh fruits and vegetables, bread, pastries, pasta, flowers, plants, herbs, cheese, jams, and much more. Live music and entertainment for the family.


YWG_3442-150x150Yellow Wood Guiding – 303-755-5484 Offers private and customized Wildlife and Nature Tours & Photo Safaris year round in Rocky Mountain National Park. We’ll pick you up from your Estes Park hotel or lodging for either a 4 hour or 8 hour tour. Tour options include Wildlife Tours, Photo Safaris, Nature Tours and Hikes, Wildflower Walks, Birding, and Snowshoe Trips.


greenjeepGreen Jeep Tours -970-577-0034 Choose from 4 breathtaking tours and let us drive you and your loved ones in our safe Green Jeeps so you can just relax and enjoy. Tours range from 2 1/2 hours to 7 hours if you want to go for the full day trip or just a great scenic tour. Book early so you don’t miss out.