Itineraries

No matter the length of your trip to our side of Rocky Mountain National Park, we have some adventurous favorites to keep you busy. And once you're here, you'll see that the altitude isn't what takes your breath away.

1 Day in RMNP

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Rocky Mountain National Park. There's almost no experience more grand. From sweeping mountainous views to intricate flora that you have to look closely to find, there is almost limitless awe to be found within the park's 416 square miles. So what do you do if you only have one day to experience the breathtaking beauty?

2 Day in RMNP

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With a full weekend to devote to the 265,769 acres of Rocky Mountain National Park, the possibilities are practically endless. But how do you make sure not to miss the best parts? We've made an itinerary to guide you through one version of a 2-day grand adventure in Rocky Mountain National Park. Wake up and get going. Grab a hot breakfast from one of Grand Lake's best restaurants before taking on the…

Trail Ridge Road

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The highest continual highway in the United States, Trail Ridge Road reaches a maximum elevation of 12,183 feet. And from all 48 miles the road stretches, you'll have spectacular views of Rocky Mountain National Park. Whether you embark upon your Trail Ridge Road adventure from Grand Lake or Estes Park, there are some must-see stops you should make along the way.

Week-Long Trip in RMNP

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With so much to see and do in Rocky Mountain National Park, you could spend your entire summer here. But just in case you can't get away for that long, we've put together our favorite ways to experience the park in just a week. On Rocky Mountain National Park's western side, Grand County's 5 towns range in elevation from 7,313 feet in Kremmling to 9,052 feet in Winter Park. Even if you're from the Mile…

Park Stories & Inspiration

100 Reasons to Love RMNP

In 2015, our beloved Rocky Mountain National Park turned 100 years old. We wanted to celebrate in our own way, celebrating 100 activities and things to do as the reasons we love this side of the park and its surroundings. 1. Stopping by the Kawuneeche Visitors Center inside the western entrance to the park to get your bearings with their three-dimensional map.2. Driving from Grand Lake over Trail Ridge…

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6 Secret Places of RMNP

Rocky Mountain National Park is a popular tourist destination, but visiting from the Western Gateway is much less crowded, and you can even access some quieter, secret places in the park.

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Geocaching Across the Divide

The Across the Divide GeoTour features Rocky Mountain National Park and the mountain villages of Estes Park & Grand Lake.

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