• Estes Park, Colo., at Night

    Located just 90 miles from Denver, Estes Park has served as the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park for 100 years. The town has come a long way since the 1990s, most recently surviving the…   See the Image

  • Dream Lake in Colorado

    Published 12/11/13 in Places
    Dream Lake in Colorado

    Keep your camera handy for spectacular views of Longs Peak and Glacier Gorge while hiking Dream Lake Trail. This relatively easy, two-mile hike is one of the most popular in Rocky Mountain National…   See the Image

  • Big Thompson Canyon Drive in Estes Park, Colo.

    The eastbound drive into Estes Park from Big Thompson Canyon is known as one of the most beautiful drives in the state. Rugged cliffs and picture-perfect views culminate in this view driving into…   See the Image

  • Bear Lake in Colorado

    Published 12/11/13 in Places
    Bear Lake in Colorado

    Start at the Bear Lake Trailhead to take a scenic one-mile stroll around the water, putting you at 9,450 feet. Formed during the Ice Age, the lake is now easily approached by a parking lot or Rocky…   See the Image

  • Alpine Visitor Center in Rocky Mountain National Park

    From the Beaver Meadows entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park, drive to the Alpine Visitor Center at 11,796 feet for gorgeous views. The center's a regular stop for tourists with public restrooms,…   See the Image

  • Alpine Flowers in Colorado

    Published 12/11/13 in Places
    Alpine Flowers in Colorado

    Perennial Alpine avens Geum rossii (yellow) and Sky pilot Polemonium viscosum (purple) bloom at high elevations in Rocky Mountain National Park during the summer months. While pretty, Sky pilot wafts…   See the Image

  • Today we're escaping to the mountains for a long awaited break. Enjoy a few minutes of outdoor bliss from the comforts of your computer. We've gathered three log cabins tucked away in the woods,…   Read the Blog

  • Cozy up in one of these mountainous retreats with rustic design details and charming price tags.   See the Gallery