Where to stay around Northwest Colorado?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 14,203 vacation rentals near Northwest Colorado. From 8,255 condos to 2,946 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Northwest Colorado for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Northwest Colorado?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Northwest Colorado. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Breckenridge: 7,087 vacation rentals
  • Estes Park: 938 vacation rentals
  • Vail: 6,355 vacation rentals
  • Aspen: 1,913 vacation rentals
  • Steamboat Springs: 2,238 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Northwest Colorado! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Northwest Colorado?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Northwest Colorado:

  • Breckenridge: 7,087 rentals
  • Estes Park: 938 rentals
  • Vail: 6,355 rentals
  • Aspen: 1,913 rentals
  • Steamboat Springs: 2,238 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Northwest Colorado?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Northwest Colorado are:

  • Eagle Co Regional Airport (EGE): 217 vacation rentals
  • Leadville, CO (LXV-Lake County): 350 vacation rentals
  • Eagle County Airport (EGA): 217 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Northwest Colorado?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Northwest Colorado. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Winter Park Ski Resort: 1,697 rentals
  • Aspen Snowmass Resort: 1,438 rentals
  • Granby Ranch: 1,829 rentals
  • Copper Mountain Village: 8,631 rentals
  • Peak 9: 7,484 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Northwest Colorado listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Enjoy the Thrills of Northwest Colorado with a Vacation Home

Northwest Colorado is one of the most beautiful locations in the state with its towering evergreens, running rivers and picturesque mountain peaks. You can spend many long weeks enjoying all there is to explore and partake in while in the area. Regardless of the length of your trip, you will love feeling right at home in your northwest Colorado vacation home. Each vacation home that you could choose from may have features such as a large deck, a barbecue grill, a fireplace, a hot tub and other creature comforts.

Outdoor Recreation

Spending time outdoors is one of the most treasured pastimes for those who visit northwest Colorado, and there are many activities that you could enjoy close to your Beaver Creek vacation home. For example, white water rafting and tubing adventures are popular from Steamboat Springs, and there are also horseback riding adventures located in areas throughout the region. In addition, skiing in nearby areas like Vail are popular ways to spend winter days. Hiking in the Routt National Forest and numerous state parks is also a great way to explore the outdoors when the weather is nice.


If you have never been to northwest Colorado for a vacation, you will love all that there is to see and do close to your Steamboat Springs vacation home. Many people love to head to the state border where they will find the Dinosaur National Monument. This venue gives you an up-close view of archaeology and history in action. In Glenwood Springs, you can tour the famous hot springs and spend time taking a hot springs bath or getting a massage. There are also several brewing companies, such as the Casey Brewing and Blending Company in Glenwood Springs, that you can tour.


If you love to shop, you will want to make time to enjoy some retail therapy while you are on your trip. The Glenwood Springs Mall is one of the larger shopping destinations in the region, and it is a mecca of top brand name shops and department stores. In downtown Steamboat Springs, there is a lovely Main Street shopping experience for you to enjoy with quaint shops, mom and pop restaurants and more. These are only a few of the many venues where you can shop at when you are spending time vacationing in northwest Colorado.


Northwest Colorado spans across many square miles, and some of this region is comprised of plains while other areas are foothills of the Rockies or mountain peaks. With this in mind, the temperature and weather conditions will be largely determined by elevation where you are staying. If you choose to stay in a plains region, you can expect a mild, semi-arid climate with average highs in the 80s in the summer and in the 30s in the winter. The average lows in this area are in the 40s and 50s in the summer and in the teens in the winter. Average snowfall at lower elevation is around 60 inches per year, and average rainfall is approximately 17 inches. Weather conditions will change drastically as your elevation changes.

How to Get There

You have a few options for accessing all that there is to see and do in this region of Colorado. You could fly into the Denver International Airport, and you can rent a car to travel the rest of the way on your own. If you are driving a rental car or your own car, you simply take Interstate 70 west until you reach the region. There are also smaller regional airports in some of the major towns in the area, such as in Glenwood Springs.

Attractions In and Around Northwest Colorado

Looking for places to see while you're in Northwest Colorado? Don't miss landmarks such as Independence and unique cultural highlights like Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, Baldy Mountain and Rifle Mountain Park. Winter enthusiasts will find Snowmass Mountain, Aspen Mountain and Steamboat Ski Resort in the city. Don't forget to buy tickets if you plan to attend a game or event at Snowmass Rodeo Grounds. Fun activities in the city include Meeker Golf Course, Lakota Canyon Golf Club and Rifle Creek Golf Course. Other popular places to visit in town include Beaver Creek Resort, Buttermilk Mountain and Vail Ski Resort.