Hotels and Cabins Near Colorado Parks

Visitors to Rocky Mountain and Colorado’s other national parks will find a large variety of hotels and motels to choose from to fit every need and budget. One spectacular and particularly unique hotel is the historic Stanley Hotel, in Estes Park, CO, which was inspiration for the Stephen King movie, The Shining.

Hot Sulphur Springs Resort Pool, Courtesy Photo

11 Unusual Places to Stay near Rocky Mountain National Park

Don’t let your trip to the park sound just like your neighbors’ vacation. Set it apart by staying at some of the fantastic and unusual places along the way. Read More...

Fireworks at the Strater Hotel in Durango, CO. Photo by Smith Photography

Durango, CO | Historic Strater Hotel

One of the West’s iconic hotels 2-blocks north of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, and 1-hour from the Mesa Verde National Park Read More...

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Estes Park, CO | Alpine Trail Ridge Inn

Clean, convenient and seasonal roadside motor inn located near the South entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. Read More...

The Boulder Brook Resort in Estes Park, CO

Estes Park, CO | Boulder Brook

Nestled next to the rambling waters of Fall River close to the rugged splendor of the Rocky Mountain National Park. Read More...

The Dao House lodge in winter with Longs Peak in the background. Courtesy photo

Estes Park, CO | Dao House

Nestled in the forest with views of Longs Peak and Twin Sisters, Dao House offers a tranquil retreat center with stunning mountain views. Read More...

Inn on Fall River in Estes Park, CO. Courtesy photo

Estes Park, CO | Inn on Fall River

Minutes from Rocky Mountain National Park, every room includes a wood-burning fireplace, gas grill and a patio overlooking the river. Read More...

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Estes Park, CO | Machin’s Cottages in the Pines

With 17 well-maintained cottages with fireplaces, porches and patios to enjoy the wilderness view, Machin’s Cottages in the Pines is rustic in-park lodging. Read More...

Mary's Lake Lodge in Estes Park

Estes Park, CO | Mary’s Lake Lodge and Resort

Come experience the beauty of Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park at Mary’s Lake Lodge and Resort. Read More...

Exterior of the new Ridgeline Hotel. Courtesy photo

Estes Park, CO | Ridgeline Hotel

A $6 million renovation adds a hip, modern vibe to what used to be the Rocky Mountain Park Inn in Estes Park at the eastern gateway to the national park. Read More...

Cabin at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park. Photo by Ali Pfenninger

Estes Park, CO | YMCA of the Rockies Cabins & Stables

Enjoy guided hikes, horseback rides, zip-line rides and more while staying in affordable lodge rooms and cabins overlooking Rocky Mountain National Park. Read More...

The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, CO which inspired the Stephen King Book "The Shining"

Estes Park’s Historic, Haunted Stanley Hotel

6-miles from Rocky Mountain National Park, it inspired, “The Shining.” The owner invented the Stanley Steamer car. Stay in the hotel or take a ghost tour. Read More...

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Grand Lake, CO | The Gateway Inn

Located at the edge of town and the west entrance to RMNP, Gateway Inn offers quaint and distinctive elegance that makes for the ultimate mountain retreat. Read More...

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Grand Lake, CO | The Inn at Grand Lake

In the heart of Grand Lake at the west entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park, the historic hotel provides a touch of class in this rustic mining town. Read More...

Climbing wall at the YMCA of the Rockies. Photo by Ali Pfenninger

My YMCA of the Rockies Adventure in Estes Park, Colo.

The grounds are spread out across grassy open spaces dotted with cabins and activities such as archery, soccer, an aerial course, zipline, and horseback riding. Read More...

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Pagosa Springs, CO | The Springs Resort & Spa

Located on the banks of the San Juan River in Pagosa Springs, the resort offers 23 naturally hot therapeutic mineral pools and a mineral water lap pool. Read More...

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Stay in a Rocky Mountain Yurt or Backcountry Hut

Ready to go “glamping”? Yurts and backcountry huts offer the serenity of camping with the glamorous perks of modern life. Some require a hike or skis. Read More...

Devil's Thumb Ranch Pool. Courtesy photo

Tabernash, CO | Devils Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa

Discover your own kind of getaway with two restaurants, spa, stables, the best cross-country ski trails, gracious lodges, and cozy cabins. Read More...

Delta County Colorado

Vacation on a Colorado Farm

Get your hands dirty milking cow, feeding a baby lamb or hoeing a row. Learn cheese-making, spinning, gardening and cooking . Visit Vineyards. Take Animal Photos. Read More...