Summer Staycation Spots
Summer vacation looks a bit different this year so we're helping you embrace the STAY-cation!
We're all trying to stay closer to home this year and while that might mean your typical summer vacation was canceled, it doesn't mean there's no way to enjoy the summer. So, we've compiled a list of staycation spots within driving distance of Colorado Springs. Stay safe and enjoy!
"There's one thing that stands out about Breckenridge. It's a town. A real town. With real locals and real characters—from ski bums to history buffs, and from skier moms to tech entrepreneurs. But we all have one thing in common ... we love Breck.
Stroll down Breck’s main street and you might find yourself browsing through locally-owned shops, strolling art installations, discovering epic views or simply breathing the crisp mountain air as musicians play nearby. Our town displays it’s vibrant personality year round."
2. The Gaylord
"With a convenient location on the edge of the Front Range, Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center offers a welcome reprieve from the usual. Our hotel showcases the state's alpine charm through every detail of our property. When you need a moment to unwind, appreciate the tranquility in our contemporary, rustic-inspired rooms and suites with plush bedding, mini-refrigerators, and 24-hour room service. Find the perfect home for your work conference or wedding reception in one of our 69 event rooms. Transform your Aurora stay into a one-of-a-kind vacation at Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center."
"At the confluence of the Colorado and Roaring Fork Rivers, the historic resort town of Glenwood Springs is famed for the Glenwood Hot Springs Pool, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, Glenwood Canyon, and Sunlight Mountain Resort. Great shopping, dining, and cultural events await in addition to its phenomenal outdoor scene."
"Our resort offers both indoor water park fun and dry-land experiences for your entire family. With features like kid-friendly indoor activities, a range of dining options, interactive games, and more all under one roof, there’s something for everyone. Our water park near Denver is kept at a warm 84-degrees year-round. Access is included with your stay."
"Grand Junction is a city in Colorado's Western Slope region. It's known as the hub of Colorado's wine country. Split into 5 sections, James M. Robb - Colorado River State Park offers river access, lakes, biking trails and wildlife. The Museum of the West displays prehistoric pottery and 19th-century firearms. West of the city, trail-lined Colorado National Monument is a park with red sandstone monoliths and canyons."
"Pagosa Springs is a town in southwest Colorado known for its hot springs. It’s surrounded by the rugged San Juan Mountains and vast areas of national forest. The San Juan River, with its abundant trout, runs through town. To the northeast, Wolf Creek Ski Area offers downhill runs and cross-country trails. Southwest, Chimney Rock National Monument features the ruins of ancient Ancestral Puebloan dwellings."