2 days in Grand Lake & Estes Park Itinerary

2 days in Grand Lake & Estes Park Itinerary

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2 days in Grand Lake & Estes Park Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Grand Lake
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Estes Park
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Houston

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Grand Lake

Grand Lake
Grand Lake is a statutory town in Grand County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore by horseback at Winding River Resort Stables.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Grand Lake vacation builder app .

Houston to Grand Lake is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Houston in October, with highs in Grand Lake at 34°F and lows at 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Grand Lake

Trails Outdoors Tours

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Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
On the 5th (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Many Parks Curve Overlook and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Estes Park road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Lake to Estes Park takes 2 hours. While traveling from Grand Lake, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Estes Park, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Many Parks Curve Overlook
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Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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