SOURCE: Colorado Tourism Office

Colorado Tourism Office

October 27, 2016 16:28 ET

Stay, Play and Relax in Colorado's Diverse Winter Accommodations

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - October 27, 2016) - From backcountry adventures and a ski train package to sleeping at a distillery, hot spring or farm Colorado can cater to every winter lodging wish. For more information, visit http://www.colorado.com/articles/find-best-colorado-winter-lodging-you

Adventure Inspired Accommodations:

Adventure Lodge (Boulder). Opened in July 2015, Adventure Lodge a.k.a A-Lodge was created to provide visitors with access to the best outdoor adventures that Boulder has to offer. Guests can share bunks in a hostel-style room or rent out the Sunset cabin for the whole family.

Uphill Skiing Program at the Limelight (Aspen). In conjunction with the Aspen Snowmass Ski and Snowboard Schools, the Limelight Hotel is offering an uphill skiing program. The program is free to hotel guests and will take place during select dates on Buttermilk Ski Area.

Backcountry Adventures at Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort (Beaver Creek). This winter, Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa will offer its highly curated Ultimate Winter Experience which includes a customizable package allows guests to choose their adventure ranging from ice climbing to cat skiing.

New for 2016:

Dunton Town House (Telluride). Set to open this November, the Dunton Town House is a beautiful five bedroom bed & breakfast in the historic mining town of Telluride. With proximity that can't be beat, the town house is a two-minute walk from the Gondola and a three-minute walk from Main Street.

The Crawford Hotel's Ski Train Package (Denver). In celebration of the return of the Denver Ski Train this winter, the Crawford Hotel is rolling out a new Denver Ski Train Package including luxurious overnight accommodations for two, ski storage, breakfast to-go and two après ski signature cocktails and an appetizer at the Terminal Bar Après Ski Lounge.

Halcyon, a hotel in Cherry Creek (Denver). Recently opened in August 2016, the Halcyon is the newest hotel addition to Denver's Cherry Creek neighborhood. Just a few of the many features included at the hotel are turntables and vinyl records, a bottle of the hotel's private-label rum and a Gear Garage for guests who are looking to have a full Colorado experience during their stay.

Backcountry Hut and Yurt Systems:

Never Summer Nordic (Walden). Spread throughout secluded locations within the Colorado State Forest State Park, the Never Summer Nordic Yurts are nestled along a seemingly endless system of old roads and trails for skiing and winter exploration.

San Juan Hut System. In southwestern Colorado, the San Juan Hut System is designed to accommodate all levels of skiing, snowshoeing and fat-biking abilities with tremendous snow quality and first descent possibilities on over 60 miles of cross country trails.

Colorado Hut & Yurt Alliance. With about 130 huts and yurts statewide, the owners of each property formed an alliance (the first of its kind in the USA) in 2014. Through the website, guests can explore each hut or yurt's unique amenities to find the appropriate accommodations for each trip.

Lodging with Local Libations:

Marble Distillery Inn (Carbondale). Pure water and all natural grains are the cornerstone of all Marble small batch spirits. The Distillery Inn offers five deluxe rooms in the heart of Colorado's Roaring Fork Valley, that boast hand-selected sustainable materials, sophisticated finishes and elegant Fili D'Oro Italian linens.

The DRAM Lodge (Silver Plume). Guests who are looking for Old West charm and a secluded lifestyle can get lost at the DRAM Lodge, located on Main Street in the National Historic District of Silver Plume. Room 1 is perched above the DRAM workshop where the owners craft award winning bitters, teas and syrups.

Two Rivers Winery and the Chateau (Grand Junction). On Colorado's Western Slope, Two Rivers Winery is a gracious French-style chateau with a sweeping staircase and grand halls where guests can spend their days tasting Chardonnays, Merlots, Cabernet Sauvignons, Rieslings, Syrahs and Ports.

Winter Ranch Getaways:

Sundance Trail Guest Ranch (Red Feather Lakes). In the winter months, the ranch offers horseback rides on the trails of the Roosevelt National Forest. Afterward, guests return home to enjoy a massage, stargaze from the hot tub and swap stories in front of the fireplace.

Coulter Lake Guest Ranch (Rifle). Coulter Lake is located three-miles into the White River National Forest that is home to incredible natural beauty and abundant wildlife. There are only six cabins at Coulter Lake with some of the best snowmobiling in the state as well as snow shoeing, cross country skiing and more during the winter months.

Vista Verde Ranch (Steamboat Springs). At Vista Verde Ranch, chefs prepare three bountiful meals each day, and for an adventurous afternoon, visitors can enjoy a variety of activities including snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, fat-tire biking and more.

Hot Springs Winter Warm-Up:

Avalanche Ranch Cabins and Hot Springs (Redstone). The 36-acre hot springs ranch offers cozy log cabins, a bedroom loft apartment, ranch house and covered wagons for glamping opportunities. Activities on the ranch include snowshoeing, sledding, ice skating and cross country skiing, on-property hot springs and more.

Strawberry Park Hot Springs (Steamboat Springs). Strawberry Park Hot Springs offers a rustic and rejuvenating experience where guests soak in natural spring water in stone pools. Here guests can enjoy a massage in private massage huts and stay the night in a variety of lodging options including a train caboose, cabin, wagon and more.

Antero Hot Springs Cabins (Nathrop). In the heart of the fourteeners region of Colorado in the San Isabel National Forest, Antero Hot Springs offers guests the privacy of their own hand-shaped hot spring pool just outside the door of their cabin.

Agricultural Farm Stays:

Horse & Hen Farmhouse Inn (Hayden). The Horse & Hen Farmhouse Inn features such farm activities as egg collecting, milking cows and goats and more. Guests can expect their hard work to be balanced out with bountiful breakfasts and recreational activities such as bird watching, snowshoeing and more.

Jefferson Farms Natural Fibers (Denver). For the alpaca lovers, Jefferson Farms allows guests to interact with the friendly paco-vicuñas and alpacas on the property. After a day of meeting with the herds, guests retreat to a luxury apartment, complete with a kitchen to make use of the complimentary farm fresh eggs, coffee and tea.

Avalanche Cheese Company (Basalt). In the North Fork Valley, visitors can rent a charming cabin situated on a working goat dairy farm. The rustic accommodations are a perfect way to experience all the action, from pitching in with the milking to taking a farm tour.

Modern Amenities in Historic Hotels:

The Armstrong Hotel (Fort Collins). Built in 1923, the Armstrong Hotel continues to reflect the simple, symmetrical, "clean" form of the early '20s. In 2004, new owners brought life back to the Armstrong. Now, guests can expect to be greeted by historic photographs in the lobby and 45 rooms and suites.

Windsor Hotel (Del Norte). Established in 1874, the Windsor Hotel is one of Colorado's oldest hotels that experienced its prime when Del Norte was a booming mining and ranching center. Today, the Windsor Hotel features 20 fully restored guest rooms and spacious suites with modern luxuries.

Grand Imperial Hotel (Silverton). Initially opened in 1883, the Victorian era building was sold and was renamed the Imperial Hotel until it changed hands once again in 1951. In May of this year, the Grand Imperial Hotel reopened its doors after undergoing an extensive 12-month restoration and renovation effort.

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