Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Lafayette

The lake and wildlife provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Lafayette. This city is walkable and relaxing, recognised for its shopping, restaurants and cycling. Folsom Field and National Center for Atmospheric Research are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Lafayette

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Lafayette has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Denver's Downtown Aquarium (17.1 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Elitch Gardens Theme Park (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Coal Creek Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Eagle Trace Golf Club (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Bay Aquatic Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Flatirons Golf Course (6.8 mi / 11 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lafayette

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Lafayette. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chautauqua Park (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Broomfield County Commons Open Space (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Westminster City Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Valmont City Park (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Boulder Fish Observatory (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Boulder Reservoir (9 mi / 14.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Lafayette

The nearest airport is in Broomfield, CO (BJC-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan), located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Denver, CO (DEN-Denver Intl.), which is 24.5 mi (39.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Lafayette?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 456 holiday lettings near Lafayette. From 274 Houses to 105 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lafayette for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lafayette?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lafayette:

  • Five Points: 233 holiday homes
  • University: 26 holiday homes
  • Whittier: 85 holiday homes
  • Sunnyside: 119 holiday homes
  • Newlands: 117 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lafayette?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Lafayette. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • WOW Children's Museum: 1,415 holiday lettings
  • Ellie Caulkins Opera House: 1,545 holiday lettings
  • CU Museum of Natural History: 827 holiday lettings
  • University of Colorado-Denver: 1,546 holiday lettings
  • Ogden Theater: 1,518 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lafayette listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Lafayette?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 274 Houses in Lafayette. Our other popular types of Lafayette holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 105 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 18 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lafayette?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 74 holiday homes with pool available in Lafayette. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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