Tag: lodges

Back In The Limelight: The Limelight Lodge Then And Now

The first time I stayed at the Limelight Lodge was back in 1991.  It was my first ski trip to Aspen, Colorado.  Back then, the Limelight was an affordable lodging alternative to the higher-priced hotels Aspen is known for — places like Little Nell and the Jerome Hotel.  The Limelight reminded me of the typical motor lodges that were popular…

Offbeat And Affordable Places To Stay In Aspen

Aspen has a universal reputation as a luxurious destination for well-to-do jetsetters, but surprisingly, there’s also an array of affordable lodging choices for travelers with smaller budgets — even if you’re visiting with dogs or yearning to hit the slopes during peak ski season. No matter when your travels take you there, Aspen’s stunning Rocky Mountain scenery provides far more…

Bed Down In The Shadow Of The Rockies At Boulder Hotels

Boulder is known for many things.  It is known for being the home of the main campus of the University of Colorado, its eccentric populous, and its unique Western history.  Whether you find yourself in Boulder for business, pleasure, or sending your child off to college for the first time, it is important that you find someplace to stay that…

Gallop Or Trot To Hotels In Granby

A vacation to Granby can be a lot of things, with the exception of being boring. If you’re looking for something slow paced and relaxing, it’s the place for you. If you’re looking for something more adventurous and exciting, Granby can provide that too. With a number of dude ranches, B&Bs and lodges to choose from, this ranching town can…

Headed West? Stay in Alamosa

If your Colorado travel plans bring you to the charming community of Alamosa, you are in for a treat. This true western town is known for its close proximity to Great Sand Dunes National Park. Here, you can explore the tallest dunes in North America. When you are done, take a soak in the hot springs or explore the San…

Turning Up the Heat in Glenwood Springs

Like most mountain towns, Glenwood Springs offers up all the activities that one would expect: skiing, rafting, mountain biking, golfing, lakes for fishing, and more.  One of the things that Glenwood Springs has to offer vacationers that not all other mountain towns have is their hot springs. You’ll find both the Yampah Spa Vapor Caves and the Glenwood Hot Springs…

Pitkin, Colorado: The Ultimate Mountain Retreat

When you are looking for nature based Colorado attractions for your summer vacation, consider a visit to Pitkin. Whether you wish to soak in the hot springs, climb a mountain, or splash in a lake, this is one of the best places to visit in Colorado to enjoy the state’s beautiful scenery. Nestled at 9,242 feet elevation at the heart…

Feel Free To Ski: Stay in Frisco

There are many reasons that one might find themselves in the mountain town of Frisco, Colorado.  This could be the result of a Colorado ski vacation, a passion for history, or because of a love for good ol’ fashioned BBQ.  Whatever the reason is, you’ll definitely need somewhere to lay your head at night in between all the different events…

Feeling Frisky? Have Some Fun in Fraser

With the nickname of “Icebox of the Nation,” one would wonder why you would visit Fraser, CO for your Colorado vacation.  While some might shun this city because its average temperature hangs precariously around 32° Fahrenheit, for others who enjoy frolicking in the snow or fun outdoor activities, it can provide a perfect epicenter for adventure.  Whatever you decide to…

Three Distinctive Lodges in Crested Butte

If you’re searching for the spirit of the old west, you’ll find it at every turn in Crested Butte, Colorado. This historic mining town of about 1,500 residents is a year-round destination for outdoor lovers, history buffs and travelers seeking uncommon destinations. Crested Butte is unlike most of Colorado’s ski towns; as you explore local cafes and shops, it’s easy…