it's cabin time™ in Drake
For a more intimate vacation experience that still offers the same Rocky Mountain charm and adventure as Estes Park, come visit Drake, Colorado nestled between Estes and Loveland! Drake has been able to maintain its small town appeal with its friendly boutiques and quaint dining while still being an incredible getaway for the Rocky Mountain National Park. Drake vacation homes come with built in fun through its own attractions and the neighboring area’s attractions. However, by maintaining its small-town hallmark, visitors can enjoy a relaxing and quiet vacation!
For the ultimate outdoor adventure from your Drake cabin come see the Big Thompson Canyon and river. This picturesque stop from your Drake rental home winds from Loveland to Estes Park along the river bordered by towering granite walls. This road was originally constructed to help merchants from Loveland travel throughout the area and today can be a wonderful spot to look for Hummingbirds, Big Horned Sheep, Deer, Elk, and if you are patient and with a little luck you could see a Mountain Lion, Bear, or a Bobcat!
For more fun, enjoy a hot-air balloon trip any time during the year that gives guests a unique view of the beautiful Colorado mountain ranges. Aero-Cruise Adventures is a wonderful company that has given many tours in areas all around the world and prioritizes their visitors' comfort and safety for unforgettable experiences. Come visit even in the Winter, as the air in the winter feels much warmer once in flight due to the apparent lack of breeze because of the wind travel, the temperature inversion layer, and heat produced by the burner.
Backbone Adventures is another must see stop during your vacation at your Drake cabin rental. This family owned and operated business is located in the neighboring town of Estes Park and gives guests rentals to Jeeps, ATVs, dirt bikes, scooters, ebikes, and snowmobiles. This company offers endless ways to travel around the mountain range besides just your traditional car. Renters have the freedom to travel on any of the trails in the surrounding areas and provide you with trucks, trailers, helmets, and fuel!
Check out Mountain Whitewater company, a favored rafting company, that offers beautifully guided rafting trips on the Cache La Poudre River and after skiing or rafting, depending on the season, unwind and relax with a cold beer or outdoor games at Paddler’s Pub! This hotspot for the Colorado views also provides endless fun in the form of outdoor games for the whole family. Play cornhole, giant jenga, giant connect four, tetherball, and much more! The growing selection of craft beers, delicious local food trucks, live music and full pizza delivery menu helps to keep this spot a growing favorite of locals and travelers.
• Big Thompson Canyon
• Big Thompson River
• Rocky Mountain National Park
• Big Thompson Indian Village
• Colorado Cherry Company
• Dam Store
• Glen Haven
• Windjammer Roadhouse and Grill
• Mountain Whitewater Company
• Aero-Cruise Adventures
• Backbone Adventures
• Paddler’s Pub
• Bobcat Ridge Natural Area and Hiking Trails
• Estes Park Ride-A-Kart & Cascade Creek Mini Golf
• Chasm Lake