Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Rocky Mountain National Park

The mountains, lake and parks are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Rocky Mountain National Park. This scenic city is known for its hiking, camping and wildlife. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Rocky Mountain National Park

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? You'll be sure to enjoy Rocky Mountain National Park for its hiking and camping. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Rocky Mountain National Park a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tiny Town Miniature Golf (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Estes Park Aerial Tramway (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Estes Park Golf Course (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Grand Lake Golf Course (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Grand Lake Nordic Center (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Grand Elk Golf Club (23 mi / 37 km)
Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park is famous for its panoramic lake views, scenic parks and wildlife. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Rocky Mountain National Park is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Emerald Lake (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Dream Lake (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Nymph Lake (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Bear Lake Trailhead (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Alberta Falls (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • The Loch (3.7 mi / 6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Rocky Mountain National Park

Fly into Broomfield, CO (BJC-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan), the closest airport, located 42.5 mi (68.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Rocky Mountain National Park?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,039 vacation rentals near Rocky Mountain National Park. From 339 Cabins to 876 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the Rocky Mountain National Park area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Rocky Mountain National Park?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Rocky Mountain National Park. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Estes Park: 1,100 vacation rentals
  • Boulder: 683 vacation rentals
  • Grand Lake: 1,138 vacation rentals
  • Winter Park: 1,825 vacation rentals
  • Granby: 1,792 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Rocky Mountain National Park! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Rocky Mountain National Park?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Rocky Mountain National Park:

  • Estes Park: 1,100 rentals
  • Boulder: 683 rentals
  • Grand Lake: 1,138 rentals
  • Winter Park: 1,825 rentals
  • Granby: 1,792 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Rocky Mountain National Park?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Rocky Mountain National Park. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Granby Ranch: 2,051 rentals
  • University of Colorado-Boulder: 838 rentals
  • Estes Park Golf Course: 996 rentals
  • Shadow Mountain National Recreation Area: 316 rentals
  • Longs Peak: 1,234 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rocky Mountain National Park listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Rocky Mountain National Park

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