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Highlights Estes Park

  • The scenery of the Rocky Mountain National Park
  • Geocaching in the National Park
  • Drive the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway
  • Rock climbing - indoors and outside
  • Pioneer history at the Estes Park Museum

Best Vacation Rentals in Estes Park

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Estes Park, Larimer County
Vacation Rental • 893 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
5.0
(15 reviews)
Rocky Mountain majesty awaits at this cozy Estes Park vacation rental. With one of Colorado's famous 14ers - Longs Peak - visible from the cabin, this 3-bedroom, 1-bath home is an excellent choice for outdoorsy families. Inside, you'll find Western-chic decor paired with 1940s-style accents and color pops, while large picture windows allow natural light and mountain views. The outdoor area serves as a gathering place for dining, socializing, and memory-making. Ready for your Estes Park getaway?-- THE PROPERTY --Estes Park Registration Number: #3270Mountain Location | Free WiFi |1 Mi to Down...
from $171 / night
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Estes Park, Larimer County
Vacation Rental • 1798 ft² • 4 Bedrooms
5.0
(61 reviews)
Reg# 3352. AWD essential during winter and early spring! The Stanley cabin property (land) was originally owned by the famous F. O. Stanley (who built the Stanley Hotel with his twin brother) and sits above town on 0.6 acres, enjoying views of the twin owls, lumpy ridge and Lake Estes from the main open plan living area and some of the bedrooms. Enjoy the best of both worlds with the ability to take a leisurely 15 or so minute walk into town, while still feeling secluded at the cabin. The location is perfect! You are so close to town, yet you can also bypass the downtown crowds to get to t...
from $299 / night
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Estes Park, Larimer County
Vacation Rental • 495 ft² • 1 Bedroom
4.7
(23 reviews)
This suite offers undoubtedly the most private hot tub experience. Some of the features of this suite are a queen bed in the bedroom, shower bath and small but full kitchen both with granite counter tops. Living room with full size sofa sleeper and wood burning fireplace, air conditioning, flat screen Roku stick TV, DVD, indoor and outdoor stereo. The fabulous 7 person private hot tub caps off the patio area that also offers BBQ and table for 4. The close proximity to the biking and walking trail plus the 18 hole golf course makes this duplex suite a great value. There will be a request for...
from $235 / night

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Vacation rental prices Estes Park

$388for 11 Feb - 18 Feb
$369 annual average
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Vacation rentals availability Estes Park

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Vacation Rentals in Estes Park

Vacation rentals in town

Within the town of Estes Park itself, you will find a wide choice of self-catering accommodation that ranges from quaint cottages with period features to stunning contemporary apartments constructed in local wood. Whether you choose vintage or modern, every holiday cottage and apartment is fully equipped, giving you a comfortable home from home.

Take to the wilds in a rustic cabin

Nestling close to the Rocky Mountain National Park, are a choice of small rustic cabins and architect-designed wood-clad homes. Many have terraces or large picture windows giving magnificent scenic views while some also offer log-burning stoves and hot tubs. When you pick a forest or mountain cabin a whole host of outdoor activities is right on your doorstep.

Holiday in Estes Park, USA

Orientation

Gateway to the Rocky Mountain National Park

Estes Park lies on the Big Thompson River in Larimer County, Colorado. It is a popular resort town and also home to the headquarters of the Rocky Mountain National Park. It is a perfect base for exploring the park with its high-altitude activities. Estes Park is not far from Longs Peak, known as the 'Monarch of the Front Range' and one of the fourteen mountains in Colorado that top 14,000 feet.

Estes Park - a pioneering history

Estes Park takes its name from an early settler, Joel Estes. Like many others, he tried his hand at farming but harsh winters meant successful farming was always going to be difficult. The ever-resourceful residents turned to tourism instead which has been the town's main source of income since the late 19th-century. The stunning scenery of the Rocky Mountains is the headline attraction, drawing serious backcountry explorers as well as day trippers. Three main highways converge on Estes Park. One is seasonal, however, open only in the summer. The nearest airport is at Denver, approximately 90 miles away.

Activities

A backcountry destination

Most visitors come to Estes Park for the awesome scenery and outdoor activities on its doorstep. Fishing, horseback riding, climbing, hiking, rafting, cycling, and bird watching are all catered for. Popular hiking trails include Twin Owls and the shores of Lake Estes. Increasingly popular is geocaching using GPS coordinates.

A destination for drivers

Whether your style is a gentle meander or serious 4x4 driving, you will find plenty of routes near Estes Park. Look out for native flowers and trees and, if you are lucky, a glimpse of larger wildlife such as elk or even bears. The Peak to Peak Scenic Byway offers magnificent views of Mount Meeker and the Twin Sisters as it takes you past massive walls of rock, bubbling rivers, and flower-filled meadows.

A destination for scavenger hunters

Pikas in the Park is an organized scavenger hunt that is great fun for families. Created in honor of the Estes Park Centennial, it takes you on a town tour of history while you locate 12 bronze sculptures of Pikas or mountain-dwelling rabbits. Once you have found all 12, claim a prize from the Estes Park Visitor Center.

From a starting point in town, you can drive the 48 miles of the scenic Trail Ridge Road. This record-breaking trail is the highest continuous stretch of paved road in the USA. Its elevation reaches nearly 13,000 feet.

Top 5 things to do in Estes Park

1. Take to the treetops

At the Open Air Adventure Park you can try your skill at 32 energetic challenges that include jumping from platforms and swinging through the air.

2. All aboard for spectacular views

Take the aerial tram for breathtaking views of the town and valley. Look out for the peaks of the Rocky Mountain National Park.

3. An indoor rocky challenge

If you have always wanted to try your hand at rock climbing, now is the time. Estes Park is home to one of the highest rock-climbing walls in Colorado. Expert climbers refine their skills here but the center also welcomes beginners.

4. The Estes Park Museum

From Rocky Mountain wildlife to ranching history and pioneer stories to recreated homesteads, this interactive museum takes you on a fascinating journey back in time.

5. Quench your thirst at local distilleries

The Dancing Pines Distillery is just one of the distilleries in the area that craft artisan whiskey, bourbon, rum, and specialty liqueurs. Many are made from local ingredients.

Useful Information

The climate of Estes Park

Winters are long in Estes Park so make sure to pack the right outdoor gear. It is a period, however, when there are fewer tourists around letting you really enjoy the Rocky Mountain tranquility. It is also a chance to try your hand at snow-shoeing and cross-country skiing. During the short summer season, temperatures can peak at around 90 °F or 32 °C but if you are heading up the mountains, remember that temperatures decrease rapidly at altitude. Rain can fall all year round.

The Rooftop Rodeo

This 'rodeo with attitude' takes place over six days in early July and is when cowboys and cowgirls show off their riding, ranching, and lassoing skills.

Making the most of winter

Warm up in this chilly season with the Estes Park Winter Festival in mid-January. Tuck into award-winning chili while trying craft beers and local liqueurs. Live entertainment accompanies the eating and drinking.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Estes Park

How much does it cost to book a vacation rental in Estes Park?

With an average cost of $372 per night, Estes Park lies at the upper end of the price range for vacation rentals in the USA.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Estes Park?

Those who want to save as much as possible travel to Estes Park in April, May, or March, which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of $305, $312, and $321 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Estes Park go up the most?

When it comes to booking a vacation rental in Estes Park, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of July (with an average of $435 per night), followed by August ($421), and then September ($414).

Is Estes Park a good location for a last-minute getaway?

You should book your stay with plenty of time when visiting Estes Park, as only 20% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.

When are more vacation rentals available?

Last year, the months with the most vacation rentals available of the year in Estes Park were January, November and October, with average availabilities of 36%, 36%, and 35%, respectively.

How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Estes Park?

In Estes Park we collaborate with 3 different providers to give you a choice of 860 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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