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Recent Estes Park reviews

  • Northridge Nest was just right for our family reunion in Estes Park this October!

    "For our first VRBO rental we were so pleased with the Nest in Estes Park, Colorado. We had families from the East coast and the Northwest descend upon Colorado for a five day reunion in the town where many of us had spent happy years growing up. It was dark when we arrived and we had to warm the house up. Once we got all the thermostats working it was fairly cozy. We would suggest keeping an eye on the temperature during your stay so you stay warm. We were able to access the key and suggest returning it in to the holder in case you forget to take keys with you when you venture out to the park. We forgot and it saved us a couple of times! We had four family units and each group had just the perfect place to stay in the house. Our teen girls loved their aero beds, with extra blankets, in the garage where they had their own space and a heating unit that kept them comfortable. The rest of us spread out in the house. We fixed our own food during our stay and had a bit of a problem with a burner on the stove not working. We made do and enjoyed the counter space and table near the kitchen where we spent a good share of our time. The kitchen was fairly well stocked and had plently of pots & pans and casserole dishes to use. The refrigerator even had some items we purchased and wouldn't have if we had known. The fireplace was nice and we purchased wood and fire logs to use in it a number of evenings during our stay. The big screen TV was nice to view from the kitchen as well as the living room. The décor is very nice with birds and trees and nature tying the Nest theme together. The beds were comfortable and the bathrooms seemed adequate. There was plenty of bedding and towels for everyone to use. A special treat was the elk herd that bedded down around the north side of the house each day. The bull was beautiful with his rack of antlers and there was even a little calf. The views were nice and one morning we took a walk around the neighborhood, a neighbor stopped by to say hi and asked where we lived. He said the owners were real nice folks. We will certainly consider staying in the Northridge Nest for future trips to Estes Park. Thank you for sharing your home with us!"
    Guest: Allen L. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 26, 2014
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  • Our family's stay in late July

    "My husband and myself, along with our daughter, husband, and 5-month old baby stayed in this cabin in Estes Park for five nights in late July. With two families, we appreciated finding a spacious cabin with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. We corresponded with the owner, Sherry, ahead of time, and she purchased and provided a Pack 'n' Play for the baby to sleep in. The living area is very spacious, and we found the kitchen stocked with everything we could ever need, even down to the mayo and heavy-duty aluminum foil! Previous guests had reported seeing lots of wildlife while sitting outside, or even from the windows, but since we had a new granddaughter to dote on, we didn't spend much time looking out the windows. In Rocky Mt. Nat. Park, however, we saw lots of elk and even a moose on the west side of the park. Ironically, we saw a huge elk in a yard where we turned in to the Twin Owls restaurant, which had elk on the menu! Our daughter & son-in-law loved the hike on nearby Lumpy Ridge up to a small lake--she said it was one of her favorite hikes ever. Although it was advertised as within walking distance of the town, it would be quite a walk, I thought."
    Guest: Sue Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: September 9, 2014
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  • Great Cabin to Explore RMNP From

    "This lovely cabin is a great location to be your base to explore RMNP and Estes Park. It's located on the west side of Estes Park on the road to one of the RMNP visitor centers and entry points. It is among a group of cabins located a few hundred feet from the Big Thompson river and there are chairs and a picnic table to sit back with your morning cup of coffee. My wife and I were there with our three year old and it was a perfect size cabin. The kitchen has a good assortment of appliances and utensils that would not limit your ability to cook anything. The cabin is kept very clean. This was our first trip to Estes Park and we look forward to returning and renting this same cabin."
    Guest: Kevin S. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 12, 2014
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  • Beautiful Cabin in an amazing location

    "I stayed here for about five days with my girlfriends as a long weekend getaway and our experience could not have been any more perfect. We are so thankful that we were able to get the studio cabin, as it is a perfect little gem and in a perfect location. We were worried we would be in a difficult or confusing location, but it is right down the road from RMNP, and it is about five minutes to downtown. This cabin has the perfect charm that anyone would be looking for here in the mountains and it has absolutely EVERYTHING you will need during your stay, even if you plan on cooking most of your meals as we did. I can't express how in love we all fell with this cabin and we are all planning on coming back with our own families and loved ones in separate trips in the future. Patricia was more than helpful and she is greatly appreciated for the hard work she puts into these cabins and into providing us with any information that we needed during our trip. It is very easy to get around the area from the cabin and the view is breathtaking. We loved nothing more than coming back to this cabin and getting cozy with the heater after our days of hiking and exploring. If you are looking at this cabin for a future stay, please do not look any further because you will not get a better cabin for your stay in Estes for such an affordable price. Planning to return soon already!"
    Guest: Greta Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: December 6, 2014
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Estes Park Travel Tips

At the entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park is one of the most desirable vacation destinations in Colorado thanks to stunning mountain vistas and a charming downtown. Situated 7,522 feet above sea level, the entire area is home to breathtaking views, incredible natural scenery and plenty of skiing and hiking adventures to be had. The town itself has the feel of a quaint mountain village yet allows for a range of phenomenal cuisine and culture in the middle of an outdoorsman's paradise. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway, a memorable family vacation or just isolation from the fast pace of the city for a few days, Estes Park is the perfect destination.

Estes Park Attractions

Known by many as the gate to Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park is a veritable treasure trove of activities based around its immense natural beauty. Featuring guided tours, world class camping, great hiking and an absolutely endless supply of beautiful backdrops for family photographs, Estes Park is perfect for those who appreciate the great outdoors. The four trailheads accessible from the town offer fantastic access to the local hiking trails and phenomenal ski slopes, as well.

Within Rocky Mountain National Park alone there are over 100 separate peaks that rise above the height of 11,000 feet. As a result, Estes Park has become a prime destination for climbers and backpackers from across the globe. Strap into a harness, don't forget the crampons and scale some incredible rock faces or, if you're looking for a slightly more tame experience, take some of the winding backpacking trails to the top of these beautiful peaks. Since many of these peaks run directly along the continental divide, climbers can take in the unforgettable sight of watching snow begin its long journey either east to the Atlantic or west to the Pacific.

Estes Park Things to Do

If you're visiting Estes Park in either the spring, summer or autumn, then you'll want to take part in the fantastic trail running scene. While the city does offer a variety of trails that cater to all skill levels, some of the most beautiful scenery is found on two of the more challenging routes, Black Lake Trail and Lumpy Ridge Loop. While the former is an intermediate, 9.6-mile trail, Lumpy Ridge Loop runs for over 10 miles and features a nearly 3-mile change in elevation from start to finish. Black Lake Trail is recommended for those desiring water-centric viewpoints, as it passes by two lakes and a series of waterfalls. Lumpy Ridge, considering its changes in elevation, caters more to those looking to view the world from above as they pass through mountainous ridges and rugged terrain.

Of course, some people will prefer to experience the beauty of Estes Park from the valley below. Since its official sanctioning by the United States government nearly a century ago, Rocky Mountain National Park has served as a habitat to both domesticated and wild horses. A variety of options are available through the park for horseback riders of all levels, including day trips and backcountry horse camping sponsored by the National Parks Office. Those who would prefer to be a bit more independent can set off alone and will find over 260 miles of beautiful wilderness trails for their enjoyment. Both Thunder Lake Trail and Finch Lakes Trail are popular among vacationers and locals. These trails are accessible from the Wild Basin Trailhead, which is easily found from multiple park entrances.

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