As the Western Gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand County boasts towering peaks, unforgettable wildlife encounters, and the unspoiled beauty and serenity of the park. Just another reason why out here, the altitude isn’t what takes your breath away. Reservations are required to visit Rock
Not sure what you want to do? We've hand picked some of our favorite ways to enjoy the best the county has to offer. No matter the season, the length of trip, or your interests, we have some trip ideas for your group. Let us help you plan your grand adventure today.
Arts & Heritage Itineraries
From insider town tours to seasonal itineraries and the Grand Lake Quilt Trail, arts and culture abound in Grand County. Peruse things to do and must-see experiences below, all with the breathtaking backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, to start planning your trip of a lifetime.
1 Day in Rocky Mountain National Park
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 Rocky Mountain National Park
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…
3 Day Summer
Spend a 3-day weekend in Grand County to get a taste of the best of the Rocky Mountains. Get the full Western experience, enjoy our waterways, and even visit Rocky Mountian National Park on this ideal long weekend getaway, perfect for summer or fall.
5 Day Summer
Just 67 miles from the Denver metropolitan area, Grand County has the perfect five-day summer or fall getaway that can introduce you to the best of the Rockies. Getting away this season is closer than you think!
A Week-Long Family-Friendly Winter Escape
For families with children, no matter their age, it can be difficult to find a trip that everyone agrees upon. But in Grand County, there are plenty of ways to make sure everyone enjoys the perfect family-friendly escape, with just the right amount of adventure sprinkled in. Here’s our favorite way to spend a winter week in Grand County, and it’s sure to keep the whole family happy!
A Winter Weekend of Adventure in Grand County
Looking to conquer every Rocky Mountain adventure out there? In just one long weekend, Grand County can help you knock a few big ones off of your bucket list.
Rocky Mountain Winter Itinerary
Winter in Grand County brings countless delights: the quiet of Rocky Mountain National Park, excellent skiing at two classic Colorado resorts, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at Nordic centers, snowmobiling and excellent shopping. We've put it all together for you with our winter itinerary
Whether you dream of mountain meadows laden with summer wildflowers or a scenic autumn drive surrounded by golden aspen, Grand County is quite simply heaven on earth. This itinerary is a great starting point for creating a memorable journey whether you visit during the summer or fall seasons.
The Ultimate Rafting Weekend Itinerary
With miles of waterways to choose from, no rafting route is the same in Grand County. Follow our whitewater rafting itinerary for the ultimate adventure weekend this summer.
Trail Ridge Road
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 Rocky Mountain National Park
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…