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Colorado is home to some of the country’s most breathtaking scenery, home to the spectacular Rocky Mountains and other picturesque areas with pristine rivers, sparkling lakes and abundant wildlife. While camping under the stars is an option, if you don’t want to endure the hassle of bringing your own equipment or sacrifice comfort, a cabin rental can be the ideal compromise. These cabins provide views and access to a wide range of outdoor adventures while providing the amenities you need for a comfortable stay.
Secluded Cabin on 10 Acres - Estes Park
Estes Park is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful destinations in all of the United States. Conveniently stay at this traditional and well-equipped cabin, that sleeps up to eight guests. There’s even a washer and dryer. The red cabinets in the kitchen add a nice pop of color to the classic design, and we love the bridge that leads up to the dwelling from the outside.
Moose Haven - Walden
Located near the small mountain town of Walden in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area, this off-grid cabin is ideal for wilderness adventurers and couples seeking a romantic retreat. Escape the crowds in Rocky Mountain National Park while enjoying spectacular scenery that includes dramatic mountain peaks and glistening blue alpine lakes. Wildlife is abundant, with more than 600 moose inhabiting the area, along with elk, black bear, mule deer, and bald eagles. While the bathroom is an outhouse 20 feet away and there is no running water and just minimal electricity, you’ll have access to miles and miles of hiking trails.
Pikes Peak Resort Wilderness Cabin - Woodland Park
Situated on an abundance of acres, guests will have ample access to the beauty of Colorado. The cabin can sleep a family of eight, has a newly renovated kitchen, and a completely stunning fireplace. Outside, there is a hot tub surrounded by lush green grass, unless it’s snowing!
Cabin with Private Hot Tub - Pagosa Springs
Located in historic downtown Pagosa Springs, this two-bedroom cabin was once a bookstore and coffee shop, and after being fully remodeled it now provides a comfortable stay for up to six guests. It has a well-stocked kitchen that includes condiments and a dishwasher, and a cozy living room with a leather sectional and rocking chair where you can enjoy the flat-screen cable TV. Out back is a gas grill and a hot tub. When staying in the winter, you’ll especially enjoy the boot dryers that will ensure your feet are dry and toasty.
Cozy Boho Modern Mountain Cabin - Idaho Springs
There is something that just seems really fun about this cabin. Made of lots of natural materials like stone and wood, the interior has a few upgraded features that give it just a touch of modernity. Sit outside and listen to the peaceful sounds of the creek all day and night. Or maybe just after you hit the nearby ski slopes.
The Hygge Chalet and Sauna - Grant
Inspired by the Danish word for cozy, the hosts absolutely nailed that light yet rustic theme. Vibrant blue exteriors welcome guests, before entering the refreshing yet snuggly space. Also on the property is a gorgeous steam sauna that is constructed circularly of wood.
Mountain Cabin with 360 Views & Hot Tub - Guffey
Views from the deck are breathtaking, the interior has those special little touches, and the price is unbeatable. Well, it might be beatable, but it’s still really good! Vacationing in Colorado might be perfectly within your budget. And to top it all off, there is an inviting hot tub just waiting for you on the porch.
Holloway Cabin on Creek & Private Hot-Springs - Buena Vista
This Airbnb cabin sits along a creek and even comes with your very own natural hot spring for soaking under the stars. Located in Buena Vista between the Arkansas River and Sawatch Range, the highest range in the Rockies, the restored 19th-century log mining cabin offers lots of historic charms while providing a cozy place to stay. It has a fireplace, a fully-equipped kitchen, cable TV and Wi-Fi. Of course, the highlight is the infinity pool-style hot spring, which is inset with rocks. It even comes with LED lighting and Bluetooth speakers for enjoying tunes while you relax, breathing in the fresh mountain air.
Cozy Romantic Cabin in the Woods - Steamboat Springs
Welcome to Steamboat Springs, Colorado – one destination that you absolutely should visit when in the state. This cabin just feels homey! With all the plaid fabrics, wooden surroundings, and warm lighting, we can snuggle up here for weeks.
Red-Tail Round House @ 22 West - Walden
Warm-up to the idea of getting completely off the grid in the circular beauty that is surrounded by purple foliage and mountain views. Plenty of windows bring in lots of sunshine and a skylight sits at the top of the structure. Kids will love the bunk beds, and anyone would appreciate the convenience of the attached compost toilet.
Merrifield Cabin on Creek & Private Hot Springs - Buena Vista
So this cabin also has its own private hot spring – it’s a cabin amenity you didn’t know you needed. Given privacy with some elegantly placed curtains, guests can totally disconnect from all their stresses. The deck also features a grilling space and a table for gathering. The cabin has a great naturalistic feel, that pairs well with the outdoor surroundings.
Bear Crossing Cabin - Grand Lake
Located less than 10 minutes to Grand Lake Village and under 15 to Rocky Mountain National Park’s west entrance, Bear Crossing Cabin sits across three-quarters of an acre on a hill overlooking Shadow Mountain Lake, providing panoramic forest and mountain views. It includes two bedrooms, sleeping up to six, and you can even bring your furry best friend as it’s dog-friendly too. You’ll have a large deck for gazing out at the gorgeous scenery that includes a table and chairs for alfresco dining, a well-stocked kitchen, and a loft for reading, playing games or to use as an extra sleeping area. There’s also a mini multi-game table for playing table tennis or pool, satellite TV, a fireplace and washer/dryer.
Cozy Cottage for Two with Hot Tub - Cripple Creek
This cozy one-bedroom cabin is ideal for romance-seeking couples, located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies near historic Cripple Creek. Enjoy sipping your morning coffee and dinner under the stars from the deck that overlooks the mountains, and then relaxing in the bubbling hot tub. When it’s time to go inside, you can cozy up to the warmth of a fire in the wood-burning stove. Pet-friendly, it also includes a TV and free Wi-Fi.
Mountain Creek Lodge - Fairplay
This remote three-bedroom mountain cabin near Fairplay, about a 35-minute drive from Breckenridge, sits across 23 acres along a fishing creek, with national forest on two sides. It has a large pond and offers stunning views of the mountain peaks, with a large covered deck that wraps around three sides. The striking beauty even attracted Enrique Iglesias and JonZ to film their music video here. It sleeps six to eight and includes a fireplace, free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, a washer/dryer and a full kitchen. Plus, it’s pet-friendly too.
Scenic Mountain Cabin - Black Hawk
Nestled amongst gorgeous trees, is a simply built wooden cabin. The interior feels traditional – kind of like home. Warm up by the fireplace, prepare simple meals in the kitchen, and just take in that jaw-dropping foliage.
Grinning Bear Lodge - Twin Lakes
Grinning Bear is a luxurious three-bedroom open-design log cabin with three stories. It comfortably sleeps up to 10 and boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and a wraparound deck showcasing breathtaking views of the Mosquito Mountain Range. In the walk-out basement, there’s a pool table, foosball, flat-screen TV with a DVD player and games for kids, as well as a two-car garage. The living area has a flat-screen TV with a Blu-ray player, an iPod radio hook-up and a wood-burning stove. You’ll also have an outdoor fire pit to the south, providing magnificent views of the mountains during the day, and outstanding stargazing at night.
Cabin in Beautiful Riverfront Setting - Monarch
This cabin offers a beautiful, secluded riverfront setting in Monarch, 15.7 miles from the center of Salida. It sleeps up to 12 with two bedrooms, a loft and bunk room, providing spectacular mountain views and the peaceful sounds of the river. The Great Room has a Waterford gas stove and two French doors that open to a large balcony overlooking the river. It comes with free Wi-Fi and satellite TV too.
Secluded Cabin on 2.5 Acres with a Hot Tub - Florissant
This secluded two-bedroom cabin is set across 2.5 acres in Florissant on the west side of Pike’s Peak. Sleeping up to six, it’s ideal for a family or a couple seeking a romantic stay, located on a hill providing lots of privacy and magnificent views of the surrounding mountains adjacent to Pikes National Forest. You’ll have easy access to hiking at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, fishing at Eleven Mile State Park and the attractions in Cripple Creek, including a historic train ride, gold mine, casinos, museums and restaurants. After a day of play, you’ll be able to come back and relax in the hot tub too.
Sage Canyon Cliff House Near Mesa Verde - Cortez
Incredibly built around a cliff near Mesa Verde National Park, this cabin is quite literally blended with nature. The structure itself has a contemporary feel, which is a lovely contrast with the iconic rocks of this area. Many wonderful adventures are just beyond your front door.
Cozy Cabin - Breckenridge
This secluded cabin is far from the congestion, yet it’s less than a 30-minute drive from popular Breckenridge ski resort, near some of the state’s most scenic hiking trails. A modern three-bedroom home sleeping up to six, it includes a hot tub, jetted Roman tub and a large deck with jaw-dropping views of the Mount Lincoln and Mosquito Range. Just some of its other upscale features include a wood stove, radiant floor heating, three flat-screen TVs, laundry facilities and a fully equipped kitchen.
Trapper Cabin - Walden
It’s hard to imagine anything cozier than staying at this little log cabin that is amongst a historic mountain base camp. A couple of other structures are available to rent as well. Simplistic and authentic are the characteristics guests will find here. Access to National Forest is right at your fingertips.
Log Cabin on Chicago Creek - Idaho Springs
There is an abundance to do near this cabin, from hiking, exploring the wilderness, zip-lining, and hot spring soaking. So this being just a really solid cabin with great places to sleep, at a relatively good price, is pretty sweet.
Private Cabin with Views and a Hot Tub - Nathrop
Located near the small village of Nathrop between Buena Vista and Salida, this three-bedroom cabin sleeps six and comes with a lot of history, located along the former Chalk Creek stagecoach route. It’s surrounded by tall pine trees, aspen, willows, and stunning 14er mountain views, with the bighorn sheep viewing meadow adjacent to the property. It has a fully stocked kitchen, a flat-screen HDTV with a DVD player and Bose speakers, a land-line phone with free local calls, free Wi-Fi, and a washer/dryer. Outside is a grill, in-ground fire pit and a horseshoe pit.