The average price of a 7-day trip to Estes Park is $2,041 for a solo traveler, $3,666 for a couple, and $6,872 for a family of 4. Estes Park hotels range from $80 to $364 per night with an average of $141, while most vacation rentals will cost $270 to $510 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Denver International Airport (DEN) are between $677 and $1,139 per person for economy flights and $2,124 to $3,574 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $56 to $107 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Estes Park, CO, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to DEN and stay in a Estes Park hotel:

  • January 15th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Estes Park is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Estes Park Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Estes Park for a week is $1,386-$3,088($198-$441 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $56 to $107 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $388 to $923 for economy

Lodging: $101 to $134 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $193 to $236 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Estes Park for a week is $2,744-$5,192($392-$742 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $112 to $214 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $776 to $1,846 for economy

Lodging: $101 to $134 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $193 to $236 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Estes Park for a week is $4,332-$8,956($619-$1,279 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $224 to $428 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,552 to $3,692 for economy

Lodging: $202 to $268 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $290 to $378 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Estes Park

How cheap can you make a vacation to Estes Park? The cheapest trip to Estes Park is about $142 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $208 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $66.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Estes Park for a week is $994-$2,718($142-$388 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $30 to $61 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $388 to $923 for economy

Lodging: $66 to $80 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $208 to $228 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Estes Park for a week is $1,592-$4,068($227-$581 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $60 to $122 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $776 to $1,846 for economy

Lodging: $66 to $80 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $208 to $228 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Estes Park for a week is $3,184-$7,314($455-$1,045 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $120 to $244 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,552 to $3,692 for economy

Lodging: $132 to $160 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $333 to $319 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Estes Park cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Estes Park Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Estes Park.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Estes Park for a week is $3,053-$10,137($436-$1,448 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $118 to $203 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,141 to $1,984 for first class

Lodging: $181 to $364 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $510 to $1,122 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Estes Park for a week is $5,020-$13,542($717-$1,935 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $236 to $406 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,282 to $3,968 for first class

Lodging: $181 to $364 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $510 to $1,122 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Estes Park for a week is $10,040-$24,390($1,434-$3,484 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $472 to $812 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,564 to $7,936 for first class

Lodging: $362 to $728 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $816 to $1,795 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Estes Park Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Estes Park is much higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Estes Park due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Estes Park Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Estes Park hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are many options for vacation rentals across many price ranges in Estes Park.

 

Flight Costs to Estes Park

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,139 average in late July to a low of $677 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $736. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Estes Park our data includes 1,046 originating airports, and 204 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Estes Park from an airport like Wallis Hihifo (WLS) in Wallis Island (Wallis and Futuna) for an average $7,552 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Chadron Municipal (CDR) in Chadron, NE (the United States) at an average of just $99.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Estes Park, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $462, so you can easily save about 68% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Estes Park can easily cost $450 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $30 per person. Private tours can cost $908 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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