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Serene and foggy day at Bear Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park
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Rocky Mountain National Park is the fourth most-visited national park in the USA.

Photo: Richard Hahn

Common sight in Estes Park – a herd of elk resting and coexisting with people
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Around 3,000 elk call Estes Park home.

Photo: Visit Estes Park

The charming and historic Stanley Hotel with views of the Rocky Mountains
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Stephen King’s “The Shining” was inspired by Estes Park's famous Stanley Hotel, where the site’s paranormal activity makes for a popular ghost tour.

Photo: The Stanley Hotel/Scott Dressel-Martin

Overlooking Estes Park in winter
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Nearby Experiences
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Wearing retro ski gear for festive entertainment on the Tinsel Tavern Tour
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Tinsel Tavern Tour

December

Sampling Colorado wine, craft beer and chili at the Estes Park Winter Festival
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Sipping an array of whiskeys from local distilleries at the Whiskey Warm Up in Estes Park
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Whiskey Warm Up

March

“Adopted” toys ducks ready to race and vie for prizes in the Duck Race in Fall River
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Family fun, cultural entertainment and authentic food at the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
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Fast-paced cowboy action at the week-long Rooftop Rodeo in Estes Park
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Rooftop Rodeo

July

Tasting samples from more than 20 Colorado wineries at the Estes Park Wine Festival
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Games, bands, food and beer at the Autumn Gold Festival to greet a new season
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Autumn Gold Festival

September

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