During your visit to Rocky Mountain National Park you'll likely spend time in one of the towns surrounding the park such as Grand Lake or Estes Park. Each town has something to offer and has its own unique feel to it. Using the guide below you can discover the opportunities offered to you as far as entertainment, dining, shopping, lodging and more. For those of you who've never been to Rocky Mountain National Park, or are unfamiliar with the area, we also have great directions on how to get to RMNP!
How to get there...
Use our directions guide to find your way from the airport, from any direction to the park, and along historic routes to the park. Whether you're worried about getting lost or finding a scenic route, we've got you covered!
Click here for driving directions!
Need help finding a perfect fit for your stay while visiting Rocky Mountain National Park? Cabins, cottages, suites, condos, real estate rental, and time shares. We'll help you find a great place to stay!
We strongly recommend McGregor Mountain Lodge. However, if you'd like to check around you can use our google map of RMNP area lodging, click here!
When looking for a place to stay consider the following:
- Types of accomodations, i.e. cottages, rooms, and/or suites
- Friendliness of staff
- Knowledgeable staff - How much do they know about what you're interested in, i.e. hiking, family activities, laws/regulations, etc?
- Amenities, ex. hot tubs, pool, restaurant, playground, etc
- Location - scenery, view, river, close to shopping, close to RMNP, etc
- Activities - hiking from property, wildlife on property, close to town, close to park, nearby shopping, etc
Soon we'll have a reviews system within this site. For now you can read what others have to say about RMNP area lodging, or ask questions/suggestions at RMNPforums.com, click here!
Our camping guide (coming soon) will give you details on campgrounds inside Rocky Mountain National Park as well as campgrounds surrounding RMNP.
While we are working on developing our camping guide, you can use the following resources for gathering info on camping in RMNP:
Reviews and a directory covering the dining opportunities in the area near Rocky Mountain National Park.
Coming soon - a dining guide for the RMNP area (Estes Park, Grand Lake, etc)
For now use our google map listing of RMNP area restaurants, click here!
Estes Park, Grand Lake, and the surrounding communities cover your grocery needs as well as gift shops, and upscale specialty shops.
Coming soon - a shopping guide for the RMNP area. For now use the RMNPforums.com shopping forum to discuss shopping throughout the RMNP area, click here!
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