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Holiday Inn Estes Park

Summer Activities

Summer is the season to explore and adventure in Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park! Here are our top things to do during the warm season. Check them out!


Rocky Mountain National Park

Visit Rocky Mountain National Park

A can't miss destination! Rocky Mountain National Park is less than 6 miles from Holiday Inn Estes Park and is full of unparalleled views and rich wildlife. Drive down the Peak-to-Peak highway or take a hike on one of many trails in the Park. There is something for everyone to enjoy. 

Glass of beer being poured at local brewery

Enjoy Local Breweries

Did you know Estes Park is home to many outstanding local brewers? The Rocky Mountain region is home to a booming craft brew industry, and Estes Park is no exception. Here are some of our favorites:

  • Rock Cut Brewing Company
  • Lumpy Ridge Brewing Company
  • Estes Park Brewery
  • Avant Garde Aleworks
Customers shopping at Trendz in downtown Estes Park

Explore Downtown Estes Park

Downtown Estes Park is a haven full of boutique shopping, art galleries, restaurants, and much more. 

Golf course in Estes Park Colorado

Go Golfing

Whether you're in the mood for a full round of 18 holes or a fun-filled game of mini-golf, Estes Park has great options for you!

Local marina on Lake Estes

Boat on Lake Estes

Cool down during the summer heat by spending some time enjoying Lake Estes. Boat and watercraft rentals are available at the Marina, as well as fishing licenses and gear. 

Riverwalk Estes Park walking trail

Stroll the Riverwalk

Stoll down Riverwalk, a tranquil path that follows the riverbank through downtown Estes Park. A fun and relaxing activity that the entire family can enjoy. 

Concert at local event venue in Estes Park

Attend An Estes Park Festival or Event

Located just steps away from downtown Estes Park and a half a mile away from the nearby Estes Park Events Complex, Holiday Inn Estes Park is the ideal home base for special events. 

Horseback riding in Rocky Mountain National Park

Take A Horseback Riding Tour

Experience the beauty of Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park on horseback with a tour from SK Horses. 

People hiking through Rocky Mountain National Park

Take A Hike

Get out and explore the beautiful area that surrounds Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park. With over 300 miles of hiking trails, find a trail that suits your style. 

Stargazing in the Rocky Mountains

Go Stargazing

Summer is the time for stargazing. There are many meteor showers that are active during June, July, and August. The Perseid Meteor Shower is a must-see every year. During its peak in mid-August, you can see 50-100 shooting stars an hour. 


101 S Saint Vrain Ave Estes Park, Colorado 80517 United States

Check-in: 4:00 PM

Check-out: 11:00 AM

Minimum check-in age: 18