Let your worries melt away, spring is near. What better way to make your Spring Break count than a mountain getaway or epic road trip to Estes Park. Here we’ve compiled ways to take advantage of Estes Park’s awesome lineup of spring activities you won’t want to miss! Getaway this Spring Break in Estes Park.
Whiskey Warmup – Saturday, March 12
Estes Park’s Whiskey Warmup Event will help you warmup from the inside out! Taste spirits from local distilleries, learn about the craft and enjoy the event’s live entertainment. With a weekend stay at nearby Fall River Village, we’ll even give you a free tasting pass to the event! Not to mention, getting back to your condo from the event is easy with the free shuttle.
Want to relish in the cool air a little longer? Rocky Mountain Conservancy offers guided snowshoeing treks for kids and the whole family. You can learn about the tricks animals and plants use to survive each winter while exploring the great outdoors! Tours are available March 1st and March 19th. Click here to learn more.
Getting There – Peak to Peak Scenic Byway
Savor your journey to Estes Park with a scenic drive to clear your mind and enliven the senses! Travel by the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway and witness all the Front Range has to offer – Rocky Mountain National Park, Golden Gate Canyon State Park, Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area, Eldora Ski Resort, some high-country lakes and even a few ghost towns! This adventure along the oldest scenic byway will be sure to provide plenty of photo opps and memories welcoming you to your destination in Estes Park!
Rocky Mountain National Park FREE Days – April 16-21 Wildlife and fauna awaken in spring. You can enjoy active wildlife watching from your condo at Fall River Village or venture into Rocky Mountain National Park during National Park Week’s free admission days, April 16-24! You could even turn your adventure into a true photo safari on a guided trip with local experts. Many spring-time activities also reopen in April!
You can try something new with the ones you love like a fly fishing adventure in the freshly melted rivers. Or choose to work on your golf swing at one of the most budget-friendly mountain golf courses in the state! Whatever you decide, spending some time with nature in Estes Park is a great opportunity to unwind and make memories this season.
Getting There – Trail Ridge Road The Unites State’s Highest Highway opens for the season April 1. What better way to enter Estes Park or do a day trip during your spring break adventure, than the scenic drive of Trail Ridge Road. Experience the breath-taking views of the Continental Divide and alpine tundra. Stop at many of the lookout points, walking trails and the Alpine Visitor Center.Complete the road trip via Old Fall River Road to get a glimpse of history and a road less traveled by. Be sure to look up weather conditions first and be aware of any emergency closures.