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We are pleased to provide this additional information that we hope is helpful in
making travel arrangements, accommodation reservations or just planning your
time in Estes Park.  We have put them into categories of their cost along with
brief descriptions.


Visit Our NEW “All Things Wedding Store” – Vows, Estes Park!


We are VERY excited that we have now opened Vows, Estes Park in downtown Estes! 
This is the perfect place for in-person meetings to finalizing your wedding details and get to
see dozens of photo albums, our Bridal Library of books and magazines and see samples
 of bouquets, our hand crafted rentals and shop for your wedding accessories, invitations,
unity sets and MUCH more! 

Vows Contact Information
Office Phone – 970.480.5151 -  Fax – 866.393.5848
Address:  517 Big Thompson Ave, Suite 170
in the Lower Stanley Village in-between Subway and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory


Estes Park's Premier Wedding Florist

517 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park
In the McDonald's parking lot of the Lower Stanley Village - in-between Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and Shakes Alive

View our Portfolio containing 100s of  Samples of  Unique Wedding Floral Designs
Hand Crafted Rental Items to Complete Your Ceremony and Reception Decor





ACCOMMODATIONS - $$ (Lower to Mid Range Cost)

Comfort Inn of Estes Park – 1450 Big Thompson Avenue, Estes Park – 970.586.2358
Located near local dining, very clean and comfortable.  Some rooms have fireplaces and private balconies.  Free Continental Breakfast daily.  Outdoor heated pool and hot tub, in-room amenities (hair dryers, irons, coffee, etc.) Handicap access and 100% non smoking.

Rocky Mountain Park Inn – 101 South Saint Vrain Ave, Estes Park – 800.803.7837
Large property adjacent to conference center.  Indoor heated pool and hot tub, lounge and restaurant onsite.  ½ mile walk from downtown Estes Park.

Fawn Valley Inn – 2760 Fall River Road, Estes Park – 970.586.2388
Located just outside the North entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park and 3 miles from downtown Estes Park.  Standard rooms and suites/condos available.  Newly renovated, hot tub and is located on the river.

ACCOMMODATIONS - $$$$ (Mid to High Range Cost)

The Estes Park Resort – 1700 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park – 970.577.6400
Another of MMIC’s BEST OF Votes... The Estes Park’s ONLY lake front lodging, on the north shore of Lake Estes. Remodeled by new owners in 2012 this hotel has in-house spa services, full bar and the Wanterfront Grille offering all meals and a Sunday Brunch. Rooms range from standard to deluxe Jacuzzi suites. Outdoor seating is available on the deck overlooking the lake to enjoy lunch or watch the sunset with a cocktail & live entertainment!

Della Terra Mountain Chateau – 3501 Fall River Road, Estes Park – 970.586.2501
Built in 2009, a spectacular location near the north entrance to RMNP.  Private hot tubs on each room’s balcony, exquisite bathrooms with oversized bathtubs, water falls, walk in showers and fireplaces.  Full service spa onsite with couples massage rooms, theater, library and sitting areas.  Nightly wine reception and breakfast only served onsite.   No onsite restaurant.  This is a very popular location and because there are limited rooms is subject to fast sell-outs, and onsite wedding parties have first option to rooms.  We suggest you book early on this one!  This is a GREAT site for photos – but please keep in mind that if a wedding is onsite, we may NOT take photos during their facility rental period.

Black Canyon Inn – 800 MacGregor Ave, Estes Park – 800.897.3730
Historic lodge with newer condos.  Spectacular  views of the Lumpy Range and Twin Owls.  Private hot tubs in condos, as well as full kitchens and multiple bedrooms.  Twin Owls Restaurant onsite (Dinner only after 5pm) Beautiful grounds with aspen groves, pond, rock outcroppings and abundant wildlife where wedding photos are available for a fee.

Mary’s Lake Lodge and Resort – 2625 Mary’s Lake Road, Estes Park – 970.586-5958 or 877.442.6279
Located on Highway 7  and south of Estes Park.  Rustic lodge with standard rooms and condos with full amenities. Lounge and two onsite restaurants, one for fine dining and one for casual fare.  Onsite outdoor pool and hot tub.

The Historic Stanley Hotel – 333 Wonderview Avenue, Estes Park – 970.577.4000 or 800.976-1377
Historic property that insipired Steven King’s novels The Shining and site of the made for TV Miniseries of The Shining.  100 year old property boasts beautiful architecture, onsite restaurant and lounge, full service spa and salon onsite.  Condos behind the hotel are available up to 4 bedrooms. Pool open during summer, starbucks café onsite.  History tours and ghost tours available.  Wedding photography is allowed if you are staying on property.  This hotel is NOT air conditioned and can get quite hot in the summer months.  If you book, be sure to ask for a lower floor (2nd or 3rd) as the 4th floor can be hot.

Appenzell Inn – 1100 Big Thompson Avenue, Estes Park – 800.475.1125
Privately owned hotel with standard rooms, suites and Sweetheart Suites complete with heart shaped bathtubs. Indoor pool, BBQs and attractive grounds with great spots for photos.  100% NON SMOKING PROPERTY

The Evergreens on Fall River Condos – 1500 Fish Hatchery Road, Estes Park – 970.577.9786
Family owned and operated, newly construction river front condos.  Creekside units with studios up to 3 bedrooms.  Some units have private hot tubs.  Fully furnished units perfect for families or couples.  Small gatherings of up to 20 possible.  No onsite dining, located 3 miles from downtown, 1 mile to Rocky Mountain Nat. Park’s north entrance.

Annie’s Mountain Retreat  – Various Locations – (970) 577- 9380
Privately owned and ADORABLE – Annie specializes in accommodations for honeymooners with many of her cabins having romantic décor and private hot tubs.  

DINING - $$ (Lower Range Cost)

Sweet Basilico – Prospect Village Drive, Estes Park – 586-3899
Italian food that you won’t soon forget!  Casual atmosphere, family friendly, private dining area for summer months.  Reservations are suggested as this is a local’s favorite as well as popular for tourists!

Ed’s Cantina – 390 East Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park – 970-586-2919
Mexican dining, located on the river with patio seating during the summer.  Onsite bar and private seating is available upstairs.

Poppy’s Pizza and Grill – 342 East Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park – 970-586-8282
Causal atmosphere for sandwiches, burgers and excellent pizza.  Located downtown, patio seating is available.

Smokin’ Dave’s BBQ  & TapHouse – 820 Moraine Ave, Estes Park – 970.577.7427
A Cooper family favorite!  Outstanding BBQ in a casual environment.  Rustic sports bar theme.  

Wapiti Pub and Restaurant – 247 West Elkhorn Avenue – (970) 586-5056
Another Cooper family favorite and one of the local’s #1 choice as well!  Outstanding food in a rustic, casual environment.  Rustic bar theme, seasonal outdoor dining.  Great place for burgers, steaks and casual fare AND a great place to try wild game!

DINING - $$$ (Mid Range Cost)

The Waterfront Grill at The Estes Park Resort – 1700 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park – 970.577.6400
Another of MMIC’s BEST OF Votes…. The Estes Park’s ONLY lake front restaurant and hotel – it sits on the north shore of Lake Estes. The Wanterfront Grille offers all meals and a wonderful Sunday Brunch. Outdoor seating is available on the deck overlooking the lake to enjoy lunch or to watch the sunset with a cocktail and live entertainment!

The Other Side Restaurant – 900 Moraine Avenue, Estes Park – 970.586-2171 (Ask for or Scott)
Located just before the South entrance into Rocky Mountain National park, this is one of our favorites both personally and for our customers.  Excellent food and a great value and exceptional service.  Private rooms available.  Sitting on a private pond with beautiful views.  Fine dining or causal fare and a lounge is onsite.  Outstanding Sunday brunch and open for breakfast, lunch or dinner.  Weekly specials and Friday night themes (Seafood Buffet, Mexian Buffet, etc.) Reservations recommended in high season as this is a locals favorite as well!

Nicky’s Steakhouse on the River Resort – 1360 Fall River Road, Estes Park – 970.586-5376
Located on Fall River Road outside of Estes Park, excellent steak, seafood, regular buffets.  Private dining rooms are available as well as both fine dining or causal fare as well as an onsite lounge.

Mama Rosa’s – 338 East Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park – 970.586-3330
Located on the river in downtown Estes with patio seating during the summer.  In a restored Victorian home, this restraint offers excellent ambiance and outstanding Italian fare.  Full bar and sectioned private seating is available.  Open after 5pm for dinner only.

DINING -$$$$ (Mid to High End Range Cost)

The Chalet at Mary’s Lake Lodge - 2625 Mary’s Lake Road, Estes Park – 970.586-5958 or 877.442.6279 -  A Personal Favorite!  Private room perfect for groups up to 80 guests.  Darker, romantic ambiance even in the daytime.  The BEST prime rib in town, steaks, seafood, pasta.  Extensive wine list.  Lighter fare in the Tavern and full bar. Ashley -

Twin Owls Steak House – 800 MacGregor Ave, Estes Park – 970.586.9344 (Located at Black Canyon Inn) Exquisite steaks as well as game, seafood and fresh fish.  Extensive wine list.  Fine dining in the dining room, you can request the loft for intimate seating for the two of you.  Lighter fare is available in the lounge.

Cascade’s Restaurant (Inside Stanley Hotel) – 333 Wonderview Ave, Estes Park -
Fine dining as well as a casual menu in the lounge.  Request the Wine Room for private dining for up to 6 people.  Outdoor dining in the summer months on the Cascade’s patio.  American cuisine as well as game, seafood, etc.

Fawn Brook In – 357 Business Hwy 7, Allenspark – 303.747.2556
Chef/family owned and operated for multiple generations, this is a favorites not only for locals but for many who travel statewide.  Located in Allenspark, approx. 20 minutes south of Estes Park on Hwy 7.


Megan Swensen, Estes Park Bridal Company - 970.549.8484 - -

Bella Capelli Hair Studio – 1615 Gray Hawk Ct, Estes (Appt Only)  - 970.586.9350

River’s Point Spa – Lories PERSONAL favorite for all things Spa related!  Located on the river, they offer massage, mani/pedis, facials, peels, wraps, scrubs and so much more!  (970) 577-6841


Estes Valley Shuttle Service – Round Trip Service from Estes Park to Denver International Airport  -  970-586-5151

Rocky Mountain Limousine and Rolls Royce Weddings – Estes Park Based Limousine and Party Bus company as well as a restored vintage Rolls Royce for weddings. - 970-577-0170 – Ask for Gordon

Marry Me In Colorado is pleased to announce we have secured special pricing discounts for our clients and their guests with Enterprise Rental Car.  Mention our corporate code - 12AA668 and receive an ADDITIONAL 10% off your rental!  Make your reservations by calling toll-free

Estes Park Rent A Car
970-577-9715 – Free Pickup and Delivery in the Estes Park area.

Peak to Peak – Estes Park Taxi - 970-586-6111


The Wheel Bar – 132 East Elkhorn – (970) 586-9381 –

Lonigans – 110 West Elkhorn – (970) 586-2919 –

Ed’s Cantina and Grill – 390 East Elkhorn – (970) 586-2919 –

Cascades Whisky Bar in the Stanley Hotel – 333 Wonderview – (970) 577-4001

Kelli’s Lounge – 110 W. Elkhorn, 2nd Floor – (970) 577-0588


Estes Park Visitors BureauA great visitor’s center to stop by for all of the local happenings in Estes Park while on your stay.  Located at 500 Big Thompson.   970-577-9900  A great resource for the local calendar for fairs, galleries, performances and more.  Ask for brochures to be sent to provide your guests prior to their arrival to plan their getaway!  Stop by in person or see them online at

Golf Estes Park is home to TWO stunning golf courses, a 9 and 18 hole.  Just a word of warning – the Elk also LOVE our courses here in Estes and they do have the right of way – so be prepared to skip a hole or two if you see them grazing or snoozing on the course!!  (970) 586-8146

Rocky Mountain National Park

Estes Park Mountain Shop
Located at 2050 Big Thompson Avenue – 970-586-6548 - Your one-stop-shop source for all things related to mountain activities.  Rent mountain bikes, snow shoes, ski equipment and more.  Speak with experienced guides to find out about current conditions and get the insider local scoop on the best hikes and more!

Reel Mountain Theater
Estes Park’s three-screen movie theater perfect for a relaxing evening after a long day of sun and fun! Located in the Stanley Village at Hwy 34 and Wonderview in the Safeway complex.  970-586-4227

Lake Estes Marina
Picnic, Fish, Kayak, Rent a Pontoon or Paddle Boat and Relax on Crystal Clear Lake Estes!!  Reserve private picnic areas or the Estes Marina Pavilion for your causal celebration!   970-586-2011

Rocky Mountain Rush Jeep Tours Treat your guests to an off-road experience exploring Rocky Mountain National Park!  970-817-8687

ZootScoot Scooter Rentals - 970-577-0918 – 1360 Big Thompson Avenue, Estes Park

Shopping, Galleries, Jewelers and MoreDowntown Estes is a buzz with hundreds of unique shops that range from glass blowing to Christmas stores, jewelry to home décor, clothing to Carmel apples and just about everything in-between!  Taking a leisure stroll through the shops is a must-do on your list while in Estes!

Fly Fishing Shop with Tours and Excursions –  A Great way to experience the national park from a water side view and cast a few while you are at it!  Kirk’s Fly Shop is a full service fishing gear store and offers organized tours and lessons.  (877) 699-1859

Sombrero Stables – Horseback Riding ToursAnother great way to see the Rocky Mountains and bond with a 1500 lb animal as you do it!  Sombrero Stables is open 365 days a year and has several locations in Estes Park with tours that range from an hour ride to afernoon rides ending with a old-fashioned steak fry.  Great for kids and kids at heart! (970) 586-4577

Estes Arial TramTake the tramway to the top of the mountain and enjoy breathtaking views!  Pack a picnic, feed the chipmunks or even exchange vows from this top of the world view!  Seasonal operation from Memorial Weekend through Labor Day Weekend. (970) 586-3675

White Water RaftingFeel the rush as you make your way down your choice of local rivers and see views you can only see from the water!  Seasonal operation, Rapid Transit Rafting will give you the thrill of a lifetime!  (970) 577-7238


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