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Trick or Treat: Estes Park Sweets

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This Halloween, satisfy your sweet tooth and visit one of many candy shops in Estes Park for a taste of something sweet.


Caramel Corn

Locally owned and operated since 1946, this sweet spot sells kettle corn, savory popcorn, ice cream, taffy, and toffee.

Find them at 144 E. Elkhorn Ave. or shop online and have the goodies delivered directly to you!


Laura’s Fine Candies

Fudge, toffee, gourmet chocolates, and caramel apples greet visitors to this local establishment. Grab a cup of coffee for those cooler fall days or stop in during the summer for a cool scoop of ice cream.

Shop the candy store year-round at 129 E. Elkhorn Ave.


Munchin House

Estes Park’s “sweetest destination” offers 40 flavors of homemade ice cream, homemade fudge, caramel corn, and taffy. Even enjoy a bit of something savory with their loved elk jerky and specialty food gifts. Even kick it up a notch with their espresso bar!

Stop by their shop at 130 E. Elkhorn Ave. as they’re open year-round!


Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

A chain that started in Durango, CO that now expands internationally is a favorite amongst visitors for their various chocolate creations, 15 varieties of fudge, and caramel apples, a perfect fall treat this season!

Visit the store at 517 Big Thompson Ave.


The Taffy Shop

Using the same melt in your mouth recipe since 1935, this historic candy shop offers some of the best taffy in town. See the making of the taffy in action while you sample your favorite flavor. This historic shop is one you don’t want to miss!

Find a new favorite flavor of taffy at 121 W. Elkhorn Ave.


Old Fashion Candy Store Estes Park

Discover a little bit of nostalgia and enjoy over 300 different candies from decades past. Find classics like Cherry Pies, Jelly Bellies, Charleston Chews, and Jolly Ranchers. It’s the perfect place to add to your Halloween candy stash!

Find your favorite at their store on 102 W. Elkhorn Ave.


Where to stay in Estes Park

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Two Queen-sized bedroom

When choosing your Estes Park accommodations look no further than the Alpine Trail Ridge Inn. Located right off Moraine Ave., HWY 36 we are only minutes from downtown Estes Park. Our renovated rooms are open all year round and provide spacious and comfortable surroundings. So book your stay with Alpine Trail Ridge Inn and discover the best of what Estes Park has to offer!

(970) 586-4585

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