Destination guide

The beautiful 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-sees. A vacation 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? Travelers enjoy fun activities like skiing, hiking and snowboarding. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Northwest Colorado a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Travelers 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation 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 center. 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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Northwest Colorado?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 18,289 vacation rentals near Northwest Colorado. From 4,104 Houses to 522 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Northwest Colorado 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:

  • Estes Park: 986 vacation rentals
  • Breckenridge: 7,325 vacation rentals
  • Moab: 690 vacation rentals
  • Keystone: 6,684 vacation rentals
  • Steamboat Springs: 2,287 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:

  • Estes Park: 986 rentals
  • Breckenridge: 7,325 rentals
  • Moab: 690 rentals
  • Keystone: 6,684 rentals
  • Steamboat Springs: 2,287 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:

  • Leadville, CO (LXV-Lake County): 425 vacation rentals
  • Eagle Co Regional Airport (EGE): 222 vacation rentals
  • Yampa Valley Airport (HDN): 21 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:

  • Granby Ranch: 2,162 rentals
  • Glenwood Hot Springs: 330 rentals
  • Copper Mountain Village: 1,565 rentals
  • Peak 9: 7,854 rentals
  • Mt. Princeton: 236 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.

Explore destinations around Northwest Colorado

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Glenwood Springs
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Copper Mountain
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Grand Junction
173 vacation rentals
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