Destination guide

The scenic area of Northwest Colorado awaits your stay

The mountains, hot springs and riverfront display a scene truly unique to Northwest Colorado. This scenic city is known for its skiing, hiking and snowboarding. Snowmass Mountain and Aspen Mountain are just a couple of the must-see attractions. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Northwest Colorado

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like skiing, hiking and snowboarding. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Northwest Colorado a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Meeker Golf Course (23.3 mi / 37.6 km)
  • Lakota Canyon Golf Club (27.3 mi / 44 km)
  • Rifle Creek Golf Course (29.2 mi / 47 km)
Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Northwest Colorado

Travellers appreciate the relaxing hot springs and stunning river views, which is just a taste of what Northwest Colorado has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Northwest Colorado is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Avery (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Flat Tops Wilderness Area (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Baldy Mountain (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Rifle Mountain Park (20.5 mi / 32.9 km)
  • ERBM Recreation & Park (22.7 mi / 36.6 km)
  • Town Park (22.8 mi / 36.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Northwest Colorado

The nearest airport is in Steamboat Springs, CO (HDN-Yampa Valley), located 37.8 mi (60.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Vail, CO (EGE-Eagle County Regional), which is 38.5 mi (61.9 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Glenwood Springs Station, Granby Train Depot and Grand Junction Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Northwest Colorado?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 18,451 holiday lettings around Northwest Colorado. From 10,470 flats & apartments to 4,178 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Northwest Colorado?

None can resist a room with a view. But if you're after views that'll make you feel like you're on cloud nine, you'll have to head for the hills. HomeAway has no less than 10,676 mountain holiday properties available. Searching for a different holiday vibe? See if any of our other properties tick your boxes. Our options for this destination include:

  • 4,640 resort holiday accommodation options.
  • 3,992 ski-in holiday accommodation options.
  • 3,715 ski-out holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a condo in Northwest Colorado?

If the prospect of bunking up with eight strangers in one room with a shared bathroom doesn't excite you, you'll have plenty of space to spread out and do your thing in a condo. In this destination, HomeAway has 10,547 to choose from. Book right now and you could be spending as little as £32 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • House: 4,398 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £38 per night.
  • Townhome: 1,998 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £56 per night.
  • Cabin: 485 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £46 per night.

Can I stay in Northwest Colorado in a large group?

Whether you're hitting the road on a break with your relatives or spending a few nights away with all your old school mates, it's always lots of fun hanging out in a brand new place together! And the best news is that HomeAway has options to suit you. The leading choice for larger groups here are condo holiday rentals, and there are 3,415 currently listed. The rental property options that can cater to large groups here include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we offer 9,382 properties to rent suited to that size. Stay a night from just £38.
  • Need a holiday rental for 8 people? We have 7,753 that will be ideal. The starting price is £57 per night.
  • Trying to find rentals suitable for 10 people? You'll be delighted to hear we have 3,889 that'll be ideal. You can score one from just £56 per night.

Your whole squad will be in good hands when you arrange your Northwest Colorado escape through us!

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