Planning Guides


Plan For The Trip That’s Right For You

Plan your Estes Park, Colorado vacation with these suggested Estes Park guides. Relax, get in touch with your heart, and delight your senses on your visit to Estes Park, Colorado. The Estes Valley area offers many Rocky Mountain experiences. Visitors discover so many things to do: everything from breweries to BBQ joints to skiing.

Fall Planning Guide

Fall Guide

There are plenty of fun fall activities to enjoy in Estes Park. Enjoy the crisp outdoors by the Thompson River, hiking through the gold aspens of the Rockies or just stroll through the shops of historic downtown. If you’re feeling a little more adventurous, check out ziplining, jeep or ATV tours or maybe even a rock climbing adventure.

Fall Guide
Spring Planning Guide

Spring Guide

Spring in Estes Park is also filled with lots of fun springtime events and fun things to do. The Estes Park Bluegrass Festival is a popular Estes Park spring event held in April that’s dedicated to bluegrass music. There is always bluegrass music playing all over Estes Park, on stages, in barns, in coffee shops, bars, restaurants, and breweries.

Spring Guide
Summer Planning Guide

Summer Guide

Springtime in Estes is a dream, but summer is when the town really comes alive! The snow has melted, temperatures are rising and it’s time to get outside. Summer is the perfect season to enjoy outdoor activities in Estes Park, exciting events and a wide variety of other things to do. Take advantage of the sun and warm weather to see a new side of Northern Colorado.

Summer Guide
Winter Planning Guide

Winter Guide

Estes Park, Colorado is the best place for your winter vacation. Maybe you are just seeking out the week-long winter party vibe of Snowdown? Maybe this year instead of a romantic getaway, you’ve simply decided to celebrate your love for beer and breweries? Estes Park embraces Winter with everything from snow skiing to shopping.

Winter Guide
Adrenaline Junkie Planning Guide

Adrenaline Junkie Guide

Thrill knows no season, but most adrenaline junkies get a charge out of winter. When you see that first snowflake, your heart begins to pound from not only excitement but nerves. You are an adrenaline junkie. Treat yourself to a winter weekend experience in Estes Park, Colorado, the top destination for people who like to try something they have never done before.

Adrenaline Guide
Beer Lovers Planning Guide

Beer Lovers Guide

If you’re looking for fun things to do in Estes Park, then sampling beer will be one of the first things on your list. If you enjoy high-quality microbrewed beer paired with delicious food, then this is the perfect weekend itinerary for you! Use this suggested itinerary to craft the perfect weekend! Experience the amazing breweries the city has to offer.

Beer Guide
History Buff Planning Guide

History Guide

If you’re coming to Estes Park and you have an educative spirit, then you are visiting the right place. Estes Park is one of the most popular destinations in Colorado, and for good reason. We’ve put together a sample itinerary to help you immerse in the best historical information about the American southwest, and it might be just what you need to get going.

History Guide
Outdoor Enthusiast Planning Guide

Outdoor Enthusiast Guide

Estes Park is widely known as a destination for outdoor enthusiasts and has become a hub for outdoor adventurers who choose Estes Park for everything from rock climbing, biking, and fishing to hunting, hiking, and skiing. Below is a small sample itinerary of the many outdoor activities Estes, Colorado has to offer.

Outdoor Guide
Couple’s Getaway Planning Guide

Couple’s Getaway

With gorgeous mountain scenery as well as several excellent restaurants and charming inns, this lovely Colorado town will relight the spark between you and your sweetheart. Here are some ideas of what you can do during your couples retreat.

Couple’s Getaway