Glenwood Springs, CO

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Glenwood Springs featuring a luxury hotel or resort and swimming
Relax in hot springs or ski down snowy trails at this Colorado resort town that’s close to some of the best ski fields in the world.

Colorado’s Glenwood Springs is a popular vacation spot known for its natural surroundings and relaxed small-town atmosphere. Explore the area with outdoor activities such as paragliding, climbing or hiking, and then enjoy the town’s variety of restaurants, bars, shops and day spas.

Come during the summer to make the most of the area’s hiking and biking trails. Glenwood Canyon is lined with dozens of paths suitable for all experience levels. Follow the track along Dead Horse Creek to reach Hanging Lake, a small basin that appears to be suspended over the cliffs below. Rent a kayak or canoe, or join a rafting tour to explore the Colorado River. Paddlers from all over the world come to experience the manmade Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park, which runs alongside the river.

Enjoy a variety of sports in Glenwood Springs during the snow season, which usually runs from November through March. The town is less than an hour’s drive from six world-renowned ski mountains including Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Vail, Buttermilk, Snowmass and Beaver Creek. Visit nearby Sunlight Mountain Resort, a 470-acre (190-hectare) tract of land offering trails for skiers, snowboarders and snowshoers of all levels.

In any season, families will love Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, which features roller coasters, ziplines and other attractions set against a scenic backdrop. The park also offers walking tours of wide caves.

Also open year-round is the Glenwood Hot Springs Pool. Watch the kids play on the slides as you relax in the warm mineral-rich water, or swim a few laps in the “big pool,” which is the length of a football field.

Highways run directly through Glenwood Springs and connect the town with nearby cities. The town is less than an hour from Aspen’s airport. There’s an Amtrak Station with services from San Francisco to Chicago, and a Greyhound bus station. Glenwood Springs has a condensed downtown so it’s easy to get around this area on foot. For daytrips, it’s best to rent a car.

Where to stay in Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs Inn
Glenwood Springs Inn
2 out of 5
141 W. 6th Street, Glenwood Springs, CO, 81601
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $161 per night from Jul 12 to Jul 13
Stay at this business-friendly motel in Glenwood Springs. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,072 reviews)
"Great location. Good breakfast"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2022

Glenwood Springs Inn
Hotel Colorado
Hotel Colorado
3.5 out of 5
526 Pine St, Glenwood Springs, CO, 81601
The price is $249 per night from Jul 6 to Jul 7
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Glenwood Springs. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants, and 2 bars/lounges. Our guests praise the breakfast and the ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,214 reviews)
"Very Charming. Great staff. Excellent location. Top notch food."

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2022

Hotel Colorado
The Hotel Denver
The Hotel Denver
3 out of 5
402 7th Street, Glenwood Springs, CO, 81601
The price is $201 per night from Jul 31 to Aug 1
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Glenwood Springs. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and onsite parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (956 reviews)
"A great place to stay. Right in town and the old hotel has a charming esthetic with all the modern amenities you’d want."

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

The Hotel Denver
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
{NEW} Harris House B&B Stunning Downtown "Fulton" Queen Suite w/ Free Parking
{NEW} Harris House B&B Stunning Downtown "Fulton" Queen Suite w/ Free Parking
Glenwood Springs, CO
The price is $179 per night from Jul 6 to Jul 7
Stay at this vacation home in Glenwood Springs. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a garden. Popular attractions Glenwood Hot Springs and Iron Mountain Hot Springs ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Beautiful home! Great Location! Delicious Breakfast!
"We stayed in several locations throughout the week and this was our favorite! The home was beautiful and the location was awesome! You are in walking distance to downtown for great restaurants and a drink. The room was very nice and cozy with an awesome breakfast when you awake. I would highly recommend! ..."

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2022

{NEW} Harris House B&B Stunning Downtown "Fulton" Queen Suite w/ Free Parking
Glenwood Canyon Resort
Glenwood Canyon Resort
3.5 out of 5
1308 County Road 129, Glenwood Springs, CO, 81601
Stay at this 3.5-star cabin in Glenwood Springs. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the family amenities in ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (35 reviews)
"The staff was friendly and helpful. The cabin was clean and warm. Great for a family. The area was great. The only negative was I needed to call a few times to get a hold of some one but they are only there during regular business hours. Overall, it was a great experience for my family."

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Glenwood Canyon Resort
420 LOFT a smoker friendly vacation in the Rocky Mountains.
420 LOFT a smoker friendly vacation in the Rocky Mountains.
Glenwood Springs, CO
The price is $200 per night from Jul 11 to Jul 12
Stay at this apartment in Glenwood Springs. Enjoy WiFi, a garden, and barbecue grills. Our guests praise the pool and the comfy beds in our reviews. Popular ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (54 reviews)
"First of all - Great location! The parking was a concern in the beginning. However, I spoke to a parking ticket officer who happened to be in the area. She said that overnight or long-term parking behind "Smoke" (which is also right to the "Slope & Hatch") is absolutely fine."

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2022

420 LOFT a smoker friendly vacation in the Rocky Mountains.
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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