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.
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?
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…
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!
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.
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…
As the snow melts and the rivers swell in Grand County, our thoughts turn to the simple pleasures of summer... like these 15 things you ought to try before the snow returns in late fall.Read More
If the Rocky Mountains are the soul of Grand County, than the lakes are certainly the heart. With their pristine deep waters and seemingly endless miles of shore, the "big three" located in the center of the county — Grand Lake, Shadow Mountain Reservoir and Lake Granby — garner most of the attention, and rightfully so. Their facilities for boaters, lurking trophy trout and endless potential for…Read More
While Grand County's lakes and reservoirs serve up enough recreational options to keep any summertime vacation busy, our rivers are just as enticing. Review our quick guide to Grand County's four major rivers and how to enjoy them.Read More