COLORADO, Nov. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- From the Rockies Playground to the Pioneering Plains, it’s no secret Colorado boasts an array of outdoor activities. What may surprise Colorado travelers is the diverse range of lodging options across the Centennial State. The following unique properties ensure adventure doesn’t end at the door but begins the moment you check in.

Huts, Yurts and Teepees:

Arapaho Valley Ranch, Granby – This 200-acre family-owned ranch offers guests a range of lodging options from “glamping tents” outfitted with southwestern flair to 20-foot teepees equipped with queen-sized beds. 

Collective Vail, Wolcott – Collective Vail gives you a taste of gorgeous Colorado countryside within easy driving distance of a modern resort town. The tent accommodations offer en-suite bathrooms and plush king-sized beds.

Platte River Fort, Greeley – Located along the South Platte River with hiking and cycling trails on the property, this fort can accommodate up to 37 guests in its variety of suites, bedrooms.

Tennessee Pass Sleep Yurts, Leadville – Located just nine miles from the historic mining town of Leadville, guests hike or ski to their accommodations. The yurts come furnished with handcrafted log beds and a soapstone wood stove.

Thelma Hut, San Juan County – Powered by solar energy, Thelma Hut offers a hut host who cooks breakfast, afternoon soup and dinner and the hut comfortably sleeps eight.

Weston Pass Hut, Twin Lakes – This backcountry hut provides stunning views of Mount Holy Cross and the surrounding mountains. The 1,600-square-foot hut sleeps 20 people.

Cabin Living:

Gunnison River Farms, Austin – This property offers an array of lodging options and is known for local adventures like whitewater rafting and trophy trout fishing.

Monument Lake Resort, Weston – This resort is comprised of a 22-room hotel, 13 cabins and multiple RV and tent campsites and sits on an expansive 368-acre property.

Royal Gorge Cabins, Cañon City – Close enough to the action but not too far from the beaten path, the Royal Gorge Cabins offer first-class amenities along with sweeping mountain views.

Willow Lodge Cabin, Walden – Located near the base of Bull Mountain, the property has direct access to a snowmobile trail, as well as a private two-track ski trail. The cabin can accommodate up to 20 guests and features a wood-burning fireplace.

Windsock Acres, Creede – Windsock Acres offers three distinctive cabins for guests to book, each with unique architecture and interior themes. Windsock Acres provides immediate access to historic downtown Creede.

Yellow Pine Ranch, Cuchara – This ranch offers a variety of activities including horseback riding, fishing, barbeques, marshmallow roasts, hiking and more and is within walking distance of the Village of Cuchara.

Motels and Hostels:

Amigo Motor Lodge, Salida – This boutique motel perfectly merges its existing architecture with southwestern textiles and minimalist design to form a unique ambiance that is indeed Instagram-worthy.

The Bivvi, Breckenridge – Revolutionizing the Breckenridge lodging scene, this hostel overlooks the Ten Mile Mountain Range and is a budget-friendly option for travelers looking to enjoy the ski season.

The Bunkhouse, Minturn – The Bunkhouse boutique hostel is a unique lodging experience for mountain enthusiasts who value affordability and community. The Bunkhouse offers a warm, comfortable, clean, and hip atmosphere for travelers. 

ColoRADo Adventure Hostel, Colorado Springs – Opened in fall 2018, this 55-bed hostel offers a mix of shared accommodation and private rooms, social common areas, a 420-friendly area, daily events and ski trips.

Hostel Fish, Denver – This hostel is conveniently located in downtown Denver and boasts views of both Coors Field and the Rocky Mountains. With a luxe, modern interior and a craft cocktail lounge, this unique space evokes the feeling of a hotel rather than a hostel.

Solarium Hostel, Fort Collins – This Spanish-inspired villa offers a tropical retreat from the road, whether one is riding solo or traveling with a crew. The hostel features a botanical courtyard, an in-house yoga studio and 40-foot teepees.

Unique Hotels and Inns:

Best Western Movie Manor, Monte Vista – This hotel is attached to the drive-in theatre of the same name, Movie Manor, and gives guests the luxury of watching the evening’s film from the comfort of their own room.

The Crawford Hotel, Denver – Located in Denver’s historic Union Station, The Crawford provides guests with a bustling yet luxurious downtown experience.

Highland Haven Creekside Inn, Evergreen – Just steps from Bear Creek, this inn offers a variety of accommodations to suit guests needs including suites, cottages, lofts and its most recent addition, the TreeHouse.

Public House, Crested Butte – This pub and music venue now offers music-themed lodging in its three loft suites. Each spacious suite features a complimentary ensuite minibar—the perfect nightcap after enjoying a show.

Redstone Castle, Redstone – The recently renovated facility offers guests to stay in its seven specialty suites with access to private fishing along the Crystal River and private trails on 150-acre grounds.

The Springs Resort and Spa, Pagosa Springs – This resort features 24-hour access to 23 hot springs onsite—including five exclusive, adults-only pools for ultimate relaxation.

Station on the Riverwalk, Pueblo – This family owned and operated hotel is repurposed and reinvented from the same building that once served as the town’s jail and police station—and the hotel owns its historic past.

Abby Leeper
Communications Manager
Colorado Tourism Office
Phone: (720) 662-4049
E-Mail: abby.leeper@state.co.us