From a treehouse tucked amid spruce trees to a mining-era cabin with its own private hot springs, the most coveted Airbnbs throughout our state are true Colorado classics.
We asked Airbnb, a vacation rental marketplace, to share its most popular listings in Colorado. Some are luxe. Others historic. One log cabin in the woods comes with a stunning copper tub.
Take a look at the 10 Airbnbs that people really, really want to stay at during their next vacations or staycations.
Rocky Mountain Treehouse in Carbondale
Average price: $338 a night
It’s a childhood dream come true: You can slumber in a treehouse. To get to this 1970s-era cabin in the sky, you’ll cross over a creek via footbridges and then ascend a winding rock staircase. Perched 25 feet up in a canopy of spruce trees, the Rocky Mountain Treehouse is outfitted with a wood-burning stove, rock shower, a private balcony perfect for stargazing and a hot tub.
Modern Mountain Getaway in Breckenridge
Average price: $445 a night
A log cabin, but hold the kitsch. This mountain zen Airbnb listing looks as though it were torn from the page of a design magazine. Large windows pay respect to this property’s prime amenity: Unobstructed views of Mount Quandary, one of the state’s favorite fourteeners. Plush blankets, a mid-century mod-inspired fireplace plus a sleek black spiral staircase all add to the high-altitude, high-style vibe.
Classic Colorado A-Frame in Grand Lake
Average price: $265 a night
The triangular shape of this A-frame looks extra dramatic during the golden hour as the sun sets over Mount Baldy. Situated amid trees, the family-friendly listing is a mile from the town of Grand Lake. Large decks off the front and back of the house, Adirondack chairs and a portable fire pit make it extra cozy. Bring binoculars; moose are known to make cameos around these parts.
Holloway Cabin on Creek & Private Hot-Springs in Buena Vista
Average price: $379 a night
A hot springs time machine! This lovingly restored 1800s mining-era cabin comes with a custom-built hot springs hot tub. The hot tub with an infinity edge is odorless and was constructed with rocks from the property. You can listen to your choice of music through the outdoor Bluetooth-enabled speakers, but might we suggest tuning in to the sounds of the nearby creek? Inside the historic cabin, you can access a queen-size bed in the loft via a handcrafted wooden ladder.
The Glass House in Winter Park
Average price: $906 a night
This stunning, artistic glass house shatters expectations. Enormous windows have a cascading effect, subtly scaling down in size as they span across the wall and look like custom frames for the surrounding mountain landscape. With three bedrooms, the modern home has luxe touches throughout, from the espresso maker to the leather sectional and gas fireplace.
Ski-in, Ski-Out Penthouse in Breckenridge
Average price: $743 a night
Wake up. Enjoy your coffee on the balcony. Click into your boots and within minutes you’ll be on the Quicksilver SuperChair. The three-bedroom chalet-inspired condo is in a resort-style complex, so you’ll have access to on-site hot tubs and a swimming pool. Plus restaurants and shops and the Village at Breckenridge are steps away.
Picturesque Lodge, Seventy A. Bordering Flat Top Wilderness in Gypsum
Average price: $421 a night
The secret’s officially out about this custom log home that’s tucked away in a million-acre Aspen grove in Flat Tops National Forest. And we’re about to spoil another surprise for you: There’s a gorgeous copper tub in the main bathroom. The secluded three-bedroom lodge has handcrafted details throughout. Spend sunrises watching wildlife, including deer, elk and bald eagles. Spend sunsets sidled up by the firepit.
Carriage House Fort in Colorado Springs
Average price: $78 a night
Test run the tiny house trend at this lovely 215-square foot carriage house in Colorado Springs. Modern updates like hardwood floors and a chandelier are juxtaposed in the best of ways with historic details, like the original early 1900’s carriage house doors.
Frying Pan River Cabin in Basalt
Average price: $226 a night
A rustic cabin with a red A-frame roof, this Airbnb is just about as close to the Frying Pan River as it can get without falling in. What are we getting at? You’ll wake up to the burbling sound of the river each morning that you stay here. Guests can go fly fishing in a private section of the river.
Log Cabin on the River near Black Hawk
Average price: $276 a night
Skip the casinos and hit a guaranteed jackpot at this log cabin on the river. (Though, if you can peel yourself away from the wood-firing fireplace or hot tub, the casinos are only 25 minutes or so away.) Surrounded by mountains, trees and a rushing river, this log cabin has all of Colorado’s best amenities.
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