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Visiting Rocky Mountain National Park - Where should we Eat?


Rock Inn Mountain Tavern appetizers Rock Inn Mountain Tavern bar Rock Inn Mountain Tavern wood burning stove

 

For a restaurant with both great food and great music at the same time, head to The Rock Inn Mountain Tavern which also offers a fun atmosphere.  It was built in 1937 as a dance hall for the Big Band Era and it continues to be a lively place hosting Open Bluegrass Jam sessions every Thursday, and most Fridays through Sundays local musicians are playing acoustic music. 

After a fun winter days' outing in Rocky Mountain National Park, you can stop by for a drink or a meal and warm up by their two wood-burning stoves.  They specialize in hand-made, hearty comfort food and  feature Certified Angus Beef, All-Natural Colorado chicken, fresh salads, whole grains, organic teas and coffees, local beers, sustainably produced wines, and a full bar. 

They don't accept reservations, but you can call ahead on your way to the restaurant and be put on the waiting list at (970) 586-4116.  They are located out Highway 66 just past the turnoff to the Beaver Meadows entrance to the Park at 1675 Highway 66.

Cabin of the Month - River Spruce Cabins

Our featured lodge this month is River Spruce Cabins, a nostalgic cabin resort in Estes Park, the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park where you can relax, reflect on your life, and renew your soul.

 

River Spruce cabins river view

 

This lodging is a well-kept secret - and well worth discovering.  They have 8 cabins ranging in size from 400 square feet (one-bedroom) to 850 square feet (three-bedrooms).  Staying in one of the River Spruce Cabins gives you the the perfect feel of an intimate and cozy cabin resort right on the river with all the comforts of home, all at a very reasonable price.  They'll even serve you fresh homemade muffins for breakfast!

 

River Spruce Cabins elk

 

They have several specials to choose from over the coming months (valid through the end of April, 2015).  Try out their Free Night, Extended Weekend - if you stay two nights, you get the third night free.  They also have a 2-For-1 Weekday Getaway where if you stay one night, get the second night free.  Their third special is valid from now until the end of February, 2015 - 5+ Day Getaway.  Stay 5+ consecutive nights for only $99/night! 

 

River Spruce Cabins exterior

 

Experience a quintessential Rocky Mountain Cabin!! For more information, please check out the River Spruce Cabin Detail page, call River Spruce at (970) 586-4543 or go to  River Spruce Cabins website to book a stay.