September 23, 2021 4 min read

Planning Your Colorado Winter Vacation: 10 Must-Visit Colorado Winter Cabins

Ready or not, winter is coming! Get ready for the first snowfall by planning your Colorado winter vacation. We’ve rounded up 10 amazing Colorado winter cabins that are perfect for cozy winter getaways.

If a Colorado winter vacation isn’t on your bucket list, you’d better go ahead and add it! While Colorado might be best known for its amazing ski resorts, there’s plenty to do during a Colorado winter vacation, even for non-skiers. Between the cozy brewpubs, hidden hot springs, and picture-perfect winter cabins, Colorado winter getaways have something for everyone. Start your planning by picking the perfect place to hunker down for a weekend (or more).

10 Must-Visit Colorado Winter Cabins

Cabin In The Woods Near Breckenridge

Sleeps: 9

This modern but cozy cabin features enough room for your entire guest list (and then some).Colorado winter family vacations don’t get better than a hidden treehouse and a downstairs playroom complete with a ping pong table. Plus, if you like to ski, you’re just minutes from the world-renown Breckenridge ski resort. If you prefer to move at a slower pace in the snow, stroll through the town, grab some amazing crepes, or snowshoe through miles of winter wonderland near this amazing cabin.

Charming Cabin Home In Idaho Springs

Sleeps: 4

You don’t need to go far to enjoy one of the best Colorado winter getaways around. This secluded mountain cabin is located just outside of Idaho Springs. Right at the mouth of the Rockies, you’ll have easy access to any ski resorts you want to visit. And, you’ll be able to get from Denver to your cozy cabin in less than an hour. Once you arrive, sit back and relax in the privacy of your own hot tub. Yes, mountain views are included.

San Juan Cabin in Pagosa Springs

Sleeps: 5

If you’re a powder hound, nearby Wolf Creek ski resort is reason enough to visit Pagosa Springs. And if not, this amazing Colorado winter cabin will surely have you making a trip. Pagosa Springs is an adorable mountain town in southwest Colorado that features some of the best natural hot springs in the state. This modern winter cabin offers an amazing getaway high in the hills, but still only a few short miles from Pagosa Springs.  Enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, and explore the miles of private trail that run right from the cabin steps.

Secluded Cabin on 10 Acres of Land Near Estes Park

Sleeps: 6

This little slice of paradise is the ultimate winter getaway. Take off-the-grid to a new level on 10 acres of solitude, with this beautiful cabin as your home base. With giant windows in nearly every room, you’ll get to enjoy the beauty of Estes Park from the comfort of this amazing hideaway. 

Modern Cabin On The River in Black Hawk

Sleeps: 4

This isn’t you’re average rustic mountain getaway. Modern styling surrounded by the woods, this winter cabin will take your breath away. Enjoy a soak in the private hot tub, then warm up beside the gorgeous outdoor fire pit. Don’t worry- it’s on the deck, so you can easily pop inside if you need any extra layer (or an extra drink).

Classic Cabin in the Hills of Boulder

Sleeps: 6

This Colorado winter cabin is so beautiful, you’ll want to book a night even if you already live in Boulder! With a classic wooden look from the outside, this getaway has a southwest vibe inside that will instantly warm you up. Bright colors, cactus abound, and even a copper disco ball make this a true bucket-list stay.

A-Frame Cabin in Jefferson

Sleeps: 2

The quintessential Colorado winter vacation stay. This adorable A-frame cabin is tucked in Jefferson, off the beaten path of busy highways and city lights. You might never want to step foot outside of this bright and cheery cabin, but it’s worth it for the backyard hot tub that awaits. With just the right amount of room for two, this is perfect for a romantic weekend getaway.

The Hygge Chalet in Grant

Sleeps: 4

This is a top-10 Colorado rental for good reason. Inspired by Scandinavian design, this cozy A-frame style cabin features minimalist decor, a full kitchen and coffee bar stocked with fair-trade tea and coffee, and an outdoor sauna that you won’t want to miss. Using the classic treatment of pouring water over hot rocks, the sauna sits right outside your door for easy access.

Tiny Cabin in Buena Vista

Sleeps: 4

Want to enjoy a Colorado winter vacation that’s got mountain charm, but still easy access to a town? This is the place for you. Located in the heart of Buena Vista, you can enjoy the feeling of staying in a winter cabin, but still easily walk downtown to grab a bite to eat or a drink. On yoour walkl home, enjoy the sound of the river that runs right by the front door of this tiny cabin.

Wonder Haus in Pagosa Springs

Sleeps: 6

This might not be your traditional mountain cabin, but the Wonder Haus is far too unique to be left off any list. The ‘earth house’ is a solar earth home with a private star observatory on the top floor. It’s been rated as one of the best vacation rentals in the world, and a night or two here is sure to make your Colorado winter vacation one you’ll never forget.

Planning your Colorado winter vacation? Don’t forget these essentials!

Don’t spoil one of these amazing winter getaways by forgetting to pack these important items. Stay warm, dry, and stylish with the right gear:

Kids Beanies

Traveling with little ones isn’t quite as much fun when they get cold. Keep them warm and happy with a soft and comfortable winter beanie hat.

Women’s Colorado Sweatshirts

Show your state pride and keep cozy with a YoColorado sweatshirt or fleece. They’re the perfect mid-layer for fireplace hangs or post-hot tub time.

Men’s Epic Fader Puffer Vest

The ultimate winter layer. The Epic Fader will keep you warm with a retro style that you’ll love.

It’s time to start planning your Colorado winter vacation. The big question is: which of these amazing Colorado winter cabins will you visit first?

Karen Williams
Karen Williams

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