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14 Unique Colorado Staycation Rentals

Do you dream of escaping the city, renting a yurt, and spending your evening star gazing? What about taking a relaxing soak in a hot tub outside an A-frame cabin in a secluded forest? Sometimes you need an escape while remaining close to home. Whether it’s a mountain getaway to reconnect with nature or a weekend stay in a bustling ski town, Colorado has elevated the staycation experience!

Staycations are a great way to reduce the stress of planning, spend less time traveling, and more time exploring some of the sights closer to home that you haven’t got around to yet. To help you with planning, we created a roundup of 14 unique Colorado staycation rentals that you should book now! You’ll have a vast array to choose from – an airstream, silo, or yurt, to name a few.

Red Daisy Farm Silos

Not far from Denver, you can check into a charming converted silo on a serene farm in Brighton. Enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning sitting on your private deck overlooking an all-natural swimming pool. Take a walk through the flower fields or listen to the soothing sounds of the nearby waterfall. This cozy Airbnb even has a 6-person hot tub and front door views of the Rocky Mountains! What more could you ask for in a weekend getaway?

Red Daisy Farm Silos can accommodate up to 2 guests for $165/night.

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Mountain Riverside Cabin

If falling asleep to the sound of Lefthand Creek in a private cabin 15 minutes outside Boulder sounds like heaven to you, then book this rental today! Mountain Riverside Cabin can accommodate up to 6 people, so it’s the perfect spot for family or friend’s trip. In the summertime, you can relax on a custom-built swinging chair, and in winter, this Airbnb comes stocked with plenty of firewood to keep the wood stove fireplace burning for hours. This rental also comes with a 4-person hot tub, fire pit, and grill.

Mountain Riverside Cabin can accommodate up to 6 guests for $333/night.

Creekside Glamping Tipi on Colorado Horse Ranch

In Hudson is a stylish tipi pitched on top of an elevated wood deck next to a creek that flows through a working Colorado horse ranch. This glamping experience provides many of the comforts of home, including a queen-sized bed, coffee maker, gas grill, and fire pit inside and outside the teepee. If you book a stay here, make sure to check out the Keenesburg Wild Animal Sanctuary located a few miles down the road.

Creekside Glamping Teepee on Colorado Horse Ranch can accommodate up to 4 guests for $112/night.

Charming A-Frame Cabin

This charming A-frame cabin is tucked away outside Idaho Springs and comes complete with gorgeous mountain views, an outdoor hot tub, and an outdoor sauna! It’s newly built and in the perfect location to explore all the best that Colorado offers. Take a hike at nearby St. Mary’s Glacier, visit Idaho Springs and grab a brew at Tommy Knocker Brewery, or drive to the summit of Mount Evans. After your adventurous day, relax and unwind in the hot tub.

Charming A-Frame Cabin can accommodate up to 4 guests for $175/night.

Idaho Springs Cabin Home

This cozy cabin in Idaho Springs is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway for two. The cabin features a spacious deck with a comfortable sofa and table, a gas and charcoal grill, and an outdoor hot tub, making it a welcoming spot to relax and take in the views. Its location provides easy access to hiking, fishing, rafting, downtown Idaho Springs, Indian Hot Springs Resort, Echo Mountain Ski, and so much more.

Idaho Springs Cabin Home can accommodate up to 2 guests for $332/night.

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Log Cabin on the River

Escape to a secluded log cabin with all the modern amenities while surrounded by mountains, forest, wildlife, and a river. The Log Cabin on the River in Black Hawk has a wood-burning fireplace, Sonos speakers, a large yard with a hammock and games, 4-person hot tub, and a gas fire pit. It’s a short drive from central Black Hawk, the mountain town known for gambling and casinos. But if that’s not your style, the cabin is only 10 minutes from Nederland, which has plenty of hiking trails, restaurants, breweries, and shops to keep you busy all day.

Log Cabin on the River can accommodate up to 4 guests for $228/night.

Little Red Treehouse

Located on the way to Rocky Mountain National Park in Lyons, this unique Treehouse Airbnb can comfortably sleep two. It is within walking distance to shopping, restaurants, hiking trails, mountain biking, river tubing, and bluegrass music! Bring a frisbee to throw across the spacious yard or take turns on the swing in the front of the house.

Little Red Treehouse can accommodate up to 2 guests for $250/night.

Estes Park Riverside Cabin

This stunning cabin is located in the perfect spot in Estes Park, on the edge of the Big Thompson River, meaning you can walk from your front door to fish or enter Rocky Mountain National Park and hit one of many hiking trails. When you’re here, you can leave the car behind and walk a block to the edge of downtown, where you’ll find plenty of restaurants, bars, and shops to keep you entertained. Top off the night with a soak in the hot tub, watching the stars twinkle overhead.

Estes Park Riverside Cabin can accommodate up to 6 guests for $300/night.

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Breckenridge Ski Resort Cabin

Stay in a beautiful homey cabin just minutes from the ski gondola in Breckenridge. Far enough away to feel secluded but close enough to town for convenience. Enjoy a day of shredding, snowshoeing, or hiking, then serve a hearty meal at the rustic table under an antler chandelier. Top the night off with a relaxing soak in the hot tub after your long day on the mountain.

Breckenridge Ski Resort Cabin can accommodate up to 6 guests for $349/night.

Private Country Getaway

This 1950’s Quonset hut was originally built as the milking hand’s quarters when the property was an old dairy. It was completely remodeled in 2020 but maintained its original rustic charm. This Airbnb located on a working farm outside Fort Collins comes fully stocked with fresh eggs, goat milk, and vegetables from the garden. Enjoy the sunset in your private yard or wander over to the pasture. Its location provides access to nearby Horsetooth Reservoir, Lory State Park, and Downtown Fort Collins.

Private Country Getaway can accommodate up to 3 guests for $116/night.

Secluded Rockies Basecamp

The Secluded Rockies Basecamp, nicknamed “Mountain Millhouse,” is located in Fairplay and comfortably sleeps up to 6 people, making it ideal for larger groups. The two-story stone fireplace is the centerpiece of this cozy cabin and includes plenty of firewood to keep the whole family warm all night long. Outside the house, there is a new hot tub and fire pit. Hiking, fly fishing, mountain biking, rafting, and even horseback riding are within 30 minutes from basecamp.

Secluded Rockies Basecamp can accommodate up to 6 guests for $335/night.

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Twin Lakes Alpenglow Cabin

For a tried and true Colorado staycation experience, look no further. This modern alpine cabin located at the base of Independence Pass is surrounded on all sides by National Forest land, and Mt. Elbert, Colorado’s highest peak, looms behind the cabin. Curl up by the wood-burning stove or sip your morning coffee in the hot tub, all while taking in the panoramic views of rugged mountains. This is the perfect spot for all your outdoor adventures. Wildflower hikes, glacial lakes, 14ers, rock-climbing, mountain biking, and snowshoeing in winter are all minutes away.

Twin Lakes Alpenglow Cabin can accommodate up to 6 guests for $389/night.

Royal Gorge Glamping Tent

This walled canvas tent at the Royal Gorge Cabins goes above the typical glamping experience. It’s fitted with french doors and a faux antler chandelier that adds an extra touch of luxury. This rental is ideal for an adventurous couple looking to do something unforgettable. It’s located a short distance from Cañon City’s famous Royal Gorge Bridge & Park, home to America’s highest suspension bridge. The park has something for everyone. Zipline over the gorge, ride the sky coaster, or take a guided climbing tour on their new Via Ferrata.

Royal Gorge Glamping Tent can accommodate up to 2 guests for $212/night.

Airstream & Tipi at Ten Peaks Ranch

Round up a group of friends and take advantage of the 2-for-1 deal with this unique Airstream & Tipi Airbnb in Aspen that can sleep up to 4 guests. This glamping setup located on Ten Peaks Ranch serves up unparalleled views of Mount Sopris and nine other peaks, making it the perfect rental for nature lovers. Enjoy a glass of wine on the deck, watching the sunset over the mountains, then stay up late for amazing high-altitude views of the milky way. Aspen is home to fantastic hiking, fishing, and shops only a short drive away.

Airstream & Tipi at Ten Peaks Ranch can accommodate up to 4 guests for $185/night.

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