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How to Have a Romantic Weekend in Estes Park

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Your recipe for romance starts right here in Estes Park. As a cozy mountain town, Estes Park offers plenty of opportunities to create an unforgettable weekend with your loved one. From majestic scenery, cozy accommodations, and romantic restaurants, a romantic weekend in Estes Park is easy to plan. Read further for how you can create a romantic weekend in Estes Park.

Couples massage

Take some time to relax together at the Riverpointe Spa with one of their couples massages. Choose from body wraps and scrubs, a 60-minute massage or facials and enjoy some much-needed rest and relaxation with the one you love.

Sunrise at Sprague Lake

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Colorful reflections on Sprague lake near Estes Park

Enjoy early morning solitude, just you two, with a hike around Sprague Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park. Wake up early enough to catch the early morning glow over snow-capped peaks for a quiet romantic setting you both can enjoy.

Scenic viewpoints

While there are many opportunities to take in beautiful scenery in Rocky Mountain National Park, downtown Estes Park also offers a stunning vantage point from the Birch Ruins. Take a short walk up to the historic ruins perched high atop a 75-foot rock outcropping, offering views of downtown Estes Park and surrounding areas.

An evening amongst the stars

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Spend an evening amongst the stars with the one you love. Gaze up at the stars and let the light of the full moon lead you during a guided full moon hike in Rocky Mountain National Park with one of the park’s experienced rangers.

Estes Park Wine & Chocolate Festival

If you are planning a romantic weekend in Estes Park during the month of February, then plan to visit during the Estes Park Wine & Chocolate Festival. Sample sweets from the area’s finest chocolatiers taste local varietals, all while enjoying a romantic weekend in Estes Park.

Looking for accommodations during the Estes Park Wine & Chocolate Festival? Browse our affordable rooms at the Alpine Trail Ridge Inn.

Wine & Dine

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Nothing speaks to the heart more than romantic dinner. Wine and dine your significant other with dinner at the Twin Owl Steakhouse. Inside a rustic cabin and lit with decorative lights and a soft candle glow, the mood is set for your perfect romantic evening. In addition to their extensive selection of steak, they proudly serve up fresh seafood, wild game, and an irresistible dessert menu.

Late night flick

Enjoy a late-night flick at the Historic Park Theatre. As the oldest operating single house movie theatre in the United States that was originally built as a theatre and still operates as one, it is a unique landmark to add to your romantic travel itinerary.

Affordable Estes Park accommodations

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Standard King Room

Complete your romantic weekend in Estes Park with a stay at Alpine Trail Ridge Inn. Just minutes away from Rocky Mountain National Park and downtown Estes Park we offer relaxing accommodations for your weekend getaway. Our rooms furnish spectacular mountain views from your private balcony, contemporary rustic décor with modern amenities to make your stay with us as restful as possible. And with our affordable rates, you can’t go wrong with booking your stay with us!

(970) 586-4585

Check our reservations calendar to see availability and select you room.