Colorado has plenty of spots where you can escape for the weekend off the grid. If that sounds like something you would be interested in, then read on because we’ve put together an epic list of the top weekend getaways in Colorado! Not looking to be off the grid? Check out our list of the top fun things to do in Denver!
Haunt for ghosts at the Stanley Hotel
The Stanley Hotel is probably best known as Stephen King’s inspiration to his bestselling novel, “The Shining”. This historic landmark has been featured as one of the most haunted hotels in the country. Guests can take the daily ghost tour or consult with the hotel’s resident psychic, Madame Vera.
Have an unforgettable stay at the Gant
Located on the foot of Aspen Mountain and just three blocks from the Silver Queen Gondola, the Gant is the perfect place to hideaway for the weekend. There’s always something to do at this condo resort all year round whether it’s skiing and snowboarding in the winter or hiking and mountain climbing during summer. Guests can also relax at the outdoor hot tubs and heated pools or simply stay inside and sit by the fireplace.
Escape for the weekend at St. Julien Hotel
With magnificent views of the Flatiron Mountains, St. Julien is the perfect place for R&R. This world class hotel in Boulder has been recognized multiple times and has been awarded “4 Stars” by Forbes and “Four Diamond” by AAA. Guests will have a gastronomic feast while dining at Jill’s Restaurant followed by cocktails at T-Zero Lounge.
Experience the Old West at the Leland House and Rochester Hotel
The Leland House and Rochester Hotels are small family-owned historic hotels located right across the street from each other. The Rochester Hotel’s rooms are themed after Westerns that were filmed in Durango while the Leland House is filled with memorabilia and old photos paying tribute to the city’s historic and important figures. Every summer, the Rochester hosts the “Secret Garden”, a concert series featuring local recording artists and singer songwriters.
See the view from the top at the Lodge and Spa at Cordillera
Sitting on a mountaintop, this resort in Edwards offers breathtaking views of Vail Valley and Sawatch Range. Travellers will always find something to do anytime of the year from ice skating and skiing in the winter to horseback riding and playing golf in the summer. Or, they can just simply relax at the indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs.
Hideaway at Blue Lake Ranch Bed and Breakfast Inn
One of Durango’s favorite B&Bs, Blue Lake Ranch is the perfect getaway for a peaceful and relaxing weekend. It has been recognized as one of the top inns by Country Inns, Conde Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure, just to name a few. Whether staying in one of the casitas, suites or cabins, guests will truly feel the warmth and comforts of the Southwest.
Spend a magical weekend at Sonnenalp
Sonnenalp is a world class destination that showcases the timeless beauty of European elegance set in the gorgeous terrain of Vail. This iconic hotel features 112 luxury suites and 15 hotel rooms all custom-made with Bavarian furniture. It has been named as one of the top hotels and resorts in the country by Travel + Leisure, U.S. News and Condé Nast.