Everyone has been very helpful with ideas for our July vacation. I am now struggling with our last 2 nights. I am currently holding a room at the Comfort Inn in Estes Park, but the price is KILLING me! I realize this is a tourist town and peak season, but wow! It appears that Loveland isn't that far and we can save some significant money on lodging if we stay in Loveland. However, how far is it realistically? We'll be arriving late afternoon on our first night, plan to spend the whole day in RMNP and have an early flight from DEN the next day. It also appears there are more restaurant options in Loveland. Is there anything else to walk around and do that is fairly close? Thoughts? Thanks so much for your input.