Winter Escapes

Spectacular Boutique Lodging Close to Home

Over the river and through the woods… to amazing boutique lodging we go! Anyone ready for a winter escape right here in Colorado? Check out our recommendations for the perfect getaway spots within a couple of hours of Colorado Springs!


Gravity Haus – Work hard; play harder. Gravity Haus bills itself as “a social club for the modern adventurer.” Visit for the modern accommodations, mountainside co-working space, premium gear access, expert-led fitness programs and more. The globally conscious hospitality and amenities at Gravity Haus promote a mountain-loving lifestyle. Gravity Haus connects people and makes the outdoors more fun.

Buena Vista

Surf Hotel and Chateau – Simply enchanting. Carefully crafted details and spaces define Surf Hotel and its sister property, Surf Chateau. Overlooking the rapids of the Buena Vista Whitewater Park, guests enjoy a sense of unpretentious luxury, inspired by the understated elegance of European hotels and the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains. Some even feature fireplaces, claw-foot tubs and dreamy canopy beds.

The Inn at Railroad + Main – Each room is unique. From St. Elmo’s Alley King Suite to Railroad Double Queen, each of the 13 rooms boasts its own, relaxing vibe with carefully curated antiques and other special touches. The Inn offers the perfect weekend getaway for weekenders and adventurers. Located on Buena Vista’s Main Street, this 1800s historic building has been fully restored while adding modern amenities.

Colorado Springs

Kinship Landing – Want a true “staycation?” Try Kinship Landing – you’ll learn more about our own city and probably even make some new friends. This hotel in downtown Colorado Springs prides itself on offering something different. They offer bunkrooms, suites and even a neat “camp deck” that offers urban camping on the fourth floor. Cool. The folks here love to help people have a great time.


S.L.umber Yard – Nestled in Leadville’s FREIGHT complex, 13 brand-new, beautifully crafted cabins bearing exteriors of recycled metal and pure luxury on the inside. Built in the late 1800s, FREIGHT served as a train depot and later a lumberyard before its most recent incarnation as an event venue. Enjoy complimentary drinks at the bar, a goodie basket and even a doggie bed, if you bring your furry family member.


Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort – Situated on 70 acres, Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort is surrounded by 14ers and features odorless hot springs bubbling out of the ground at 140 degrees. Those waters feed into a creek, various pools and even a waterslide. Other offerings include spa services, fitness classes and more. Play and relax at this stunning resort established in 1897. A variety of lodging types each offer a unique experience.


Amigo Motor Lodge – Modern accommodations with a healthy splash of nostalgia. Amigo Motor Lodge has been accommodating guests for 60 years. Renovations have maintained a bit of the original charm in each carefully designed room and Airstream trailer. Each room offers Tuft and Needle mattresses and Malin+Goetz toiletries and the property features a hot tub and sunroom. Several hot springs are within a short drive.

The Manhattan Hotel – Gorgeous, historic hotel has embraced the self-service model – guests receive instructions on how to access their room on the day of arrival; no front desk required. Established along the banks of the Arkansas River in 1900, The Manhattan had not been in use for many years until a 2019 renovation. Enjoy stunning views from your balcony or explore beautiful downtown Salida.


Highline Vail – A stone’s throw from Vail Village, this resort hotel boasts mountain lodge rooms and condo-like lofts with dreamy bedding, spacious layouts and all the latest conveniences. Just settle in and enjoy. From the spectacular lobby to the hot tub, pool and fireplaces, you’ll find style, warmth and a glimpse into the Vail that locals love. Achy after a day of skiing? Book at massage at the boutique spa.

The Grand Hyatt Vail ­­– Ski in, ski out! Situated at the base of Vail Mountain, this luxury resort is also within walking distance of Vail Village. Rooms, suites and even multimillion-dollar private Vail condo rentals at the associated Vail Residences at Cascade Village. There’s also a heated Creekside infinity pool, fitness center, spa, ski valet and more. The perfect launch point for endless adventure year-round.

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