Estes Park travel guide

Estes Park Tourism | Estes Park Guide

You're Going to Love Estes Park

With a population of 5,858, Estes Park is a must-see destination in Colorado, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Estes Park to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Estes Park

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Dunraven at the Estes Park Resort (1700 Big Thompson Ave.) and Cascades - The Stanley Hotel (333 East Wonderview Avenue) are great picks.

When to visit Estes Park

Estes Park in April
Estimated hotel price
S$ 157
1 night at 3-star hotel
Estes Park in April
Estimated hotel price
S$ 157
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Estes Park in July, when the average temperature is 16 °C, and the highest can go up to 25 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -8 °C, with an average temperature of -2 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in May, when precipitation is around 50 mm. In contrast, January is usually the driest month of the year in Estes Park, with an average rainfall of 0 mm.

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How to Get to Estes Park

Plane

Although Estes Park doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Denver Airport (DEN), which is located 92 km from Estes Park. The shortest flight to Estes Park from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 25h 33m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Estes Park. The train journey from Estes Park to Grand Junction takes 8h 34m and costs around S$ 122 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Omaha, expect to pay about S$ 151 for a 9h 31m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Estes Park is to pick up a car hire from Denver, which is about 84 km from Estes Park. You’ll find branches of Europcar and Dollar, among others, in Denver.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Estes Park, including Greyhound, Bus and Amtrak. From Colorado Springs, the bus ride to Estes Park takes 153 km and will cost you around S$ 73. From Gunnison, the ticket costs about S$ 59 for a journey of 459 km.

Plane

Although Estes Park doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Denver Airport (DEN), which is located 92 km from Estes Park. The shortest flight to Estes Park from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 25h 33m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Estes Park. The train journey from Estes Park to Grand Junction takes 8h 34m and costs around S$ 122 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Omaha, expect to pay about S$ 151 for a 9h 31m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Estes Park is to pick up a car hire from Denver, which is about 84 km from Estes Park. You’ll find branches of Europcar and Dollar, among others, in Denver.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Estes Park, including Greyhound, Bus and Amtrak. From Colorado Springs, the bus ride to Estes Park takes 153 km and will cost you around S$ 73. From Gunnison, the ticket costs about S$ 59 for a journey of 459 km.

Airports near Estes Park

Airlines serving Estes Park

Lufthansa
Good (4,683 reviews)
KLM
Good (842 reviews)
SWISS
Good (938 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,723 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,197 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,464 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,110 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,953 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,377 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,198 reviews)
Finnair
Good (786 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,172 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,898 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (438 reviews)
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Where to stay in Estes Park

Average rates range from around S$ 488 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to S$ 422 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Boulder Brook On Fall River and The Inn on Fall River & Fall River Cabins.

Where to stay in popular areas of Estes Park

Most booked hotels in Estes Park

The Historic Crags Lodge
3 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
S$ 351+
Estes Mountain Inn
3 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
S$ 240+
Alpine Trail Ridge Inn
3 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
S$ 206+
Holiday Inn Estes Park
3 stars
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
S$ 361+

Hiring a car in Estes Park

Expect to pay S$ 1.35 per litre in Estes Park (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 16.15 and S$ 21.53. Economy (Nissan Versa or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Estes Park, while also 50% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay S$ 1.35 per litre in Estes Park (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 16.15 and S$ 21.53. Economy (Nissan Versa or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Estes Park, while also 50% cheaper than other types, on average.