Colorado Hotels, Motels and Ski Resorts Plus Rocky Mountain Pictures & Tourism

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Use this guide to find inexpensive places to stay in Colorado. Quality hotels you can trust to deliver a pleasant and comfortable place to stay: Best Western, Days Inn, Marriott, Comfort Inn, Holiday Inn, Hyatt, Omni, Ramada.

Most accommodations in Colorado have swimming pools. Some have spas, in-room Jacuzzis, whirlpools, airport shuttle services and more amenities.

Choose from lodges, condos, pet friendly lodging, cheap motels, golf resorts, vacation studios, villa rentals, apartments, bed and breakfast inns (bnbs), luxury suites, small boutique hotels and more.

Economy travelers will be happy to know that they can find a hotel/motel for under $100.00.

Colorado Pictures from my Parents travels include photos taken of the Rocky Mountains, Estes Park, and Bear Tooth Mountain.

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Mesa Verde Cliff Dwellings near Cortez

 

 

Popular destinations & Major Population Areas:

  • The capital of Colorado is Denver.
  • Colorado Springs- Sandstone Spires in Garden of the Gods, USAF Academy
  • Cortez - Mesa Verde National Park
  • Estes Park- east gateway to The Rocky Mountain National Park

Luxury Five Star Hotels

Colorado Springs

The Broadmoor - From (200.00)

1 Lake Avenue - Colorado Springs, 80906
5 Star hotel rating

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Airports

  • Aspen Pitkin County Airport (ASE)
  • Colorado Springs Airport (COS)
  • Denver International Airport (DEN)
  • Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) near Vail, Eagle, Gypsum
  • Fort Collins Loveland Municipal Airport (FNL)
  • Walker Field Airport (GJT) near Grand Junction
  • Pueblo Memorial Airport (PUB)

Aquariums

  • Landry's Downtown Aquarium Denver is in Denver.

Baseball Parks

  • Colorado Rockies is Coors Field in Denver.

Concerts and Sports Arenas

  • 1770 Sherman Street Event Complex is in Denver.
  • Arnold Hall is in USAF Academy.
  • Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
  • Avalon Theater is in Grand Junction.
  • Aztlan Theater is in Denver.
  • Bluebird Theatre is in Denver.
  • Boulder Theatre
  • Budweiser Events Center is in Loveland.
  • Center for the Arts is in Crested Butte.
  • Chautauqua Auditorium is in Boulder.
  • City Auditorium is in Colorado Springs.
  • City Lights Pavilion is in Denver.
  • Clune Arena is at the USAF Academy.
  • Community Concert Hall is in Durango.
  • Coors Amphitheatre is in Englewood.
  • Coors Event & Conference Center is in Boulder.
  • Denver Botanic Gardens Amphitheatre
  • Denver Center for the Performing Arts
  • Denver Coliseum
  • Dobson Event Center is in Vail.
  • Fillmore Auditorium is in Denver.
  • Fox Theatre is in Boulder.
  • Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater is in Vail.
  • Glenn Miller Ballroom is in Boulder.
  • Gold Rush Outdoor Palladium is in Cripple Creek.
  • Gothic Theatre is in Englewood.
  • Island Grove Event Center is in Greeley.
  • Lincoln Center is in Fort Collins.
  • Macky Auditorium Concert Hall is in Boulder.
  • Magness Arena is in Denver.
  • Newman Center for the Performing Arts is in Denver.
  • Ogden Theatre is in Denver.
  • Oriental Theater is in Denver.
  • Paramount Theatre is in Denver.
  • Pepsi Center is in Denver.
  • Pikes Peak Center is in Colorado Springs.
  • Red Rocks Amphitheatre is in Morrison.
  • Riverwalk Center is in Breckenridge.
  • Sheridan Opera House is in Telluride.
  • Strings Music Tent is in Steamboat Springs.
  • Telluride Conference & Performing Arts Center.
  • Union Colony Civic Center is in Greeley.
  • University Center is in Greeley.
  • Vilar Center for the Arts at Beaver Creek is in Avon.
  • Wheeler Opera House is in Aspen.
  • World Arena is in Colorado Springs.

Convention Centers

  • The Broadmoor Resort & Convention Center is in Colorado Springs.
  • Colorado Convention Center is in Denver.
  • Denver Merchandise Mart
  • Phil Long Expo Center is in Colorado Springs.
  • Pueblo Convention Center

Football Stadiums

  • Denver Broncos is INVESCO Field at Mile High in Denver.

Military Bases

  • Air Force Academy is north of Colorado Springs.
  • Peterson Air Force Base is near Colorado Springs.
  • Fort Carson is south of Colorado Springs.

National Parks

  • Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park is near Gunnison and located on the Gunnison River.
  • Colorado National Monument is near Fruita. The National monument contains canyons, prehistoric remains, monoliths and petrified woods.
  • Dinosaur National Monument is near Gunnison. There are fossil beds here.
  • Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve is near Mosca. The Park has over 80 sq. miles of Sand Dunes.
  • Mesa Verde National Park is near Cortez. Mesa Verde contains close to 350 cliff dwellings and around400 Mesa top pueblos. There are several hundred pit dwellings here too.
  • Rocky Mountain National Park is near Estes Park. Estes Park Village is the east gateway to the Rocky Mountain National Park.

Popular Ski Areas

  • Arapahoe Basin Ski Area is near Dillon.
  • Copper Mountain Resort is near Copper Mountain.
  • Crested Butte Mountain Resort is near Mount Crested Butte.
  • Durango Mountain Resort is near Durango.
  • Loveland Ski Area is near Georgetown.
  • Monarch Ski & Snowboard Area is near Monarch.
  • Powderhorn Resort is near Mesa.
  • SolVista Golf & Ski Ranch is near Granby.
  • Steamboat Ski Resort is near Steamboat.
  • Sunlight Mountain Resort is near Glenwood Springs.
  • Telluride Ski Resort is near Telluride.
  • Vail Resort is near Vail.
  • Winter Park Resort is near Winter Park.
  • Wolf Creek Ski Area is near Pagosa Springs.

University of Colorado Campus

  • Boulder - Main Campus
  • Colorado Springs
  • Denver

VA Hospitals

  • Grand Junction VA Medical Center

Zoos

  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is in Colorado Springs.
  • Denver Zoo

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Tourist Attractions/Highlights

Pikes Peak is 14,110 ft. high and a rampart range of the Rocky Mountains located in El Paso County near Cascade and Manitou Springs.

Sandstone Spires in Garden of the Gods is near Colorado Springs 70 miles south of Denver. The garden is 500 acres of brightly colored sandstone.

The state's mean elevation is 6800 ft. There are 55 mountain peaks that rise over 14000 ft. There are over 1000 mountain peaks that rise above 10,000 ft. The mountain range runs north to south. Long peak is over 14255 ft. Mt. Evans is 14260 ft. Blaca Peak is 14317 ft. Mt. Elbert is the highest peak at 14431 ft.

The main rivers in Colorado are: the North Platte, South Platte, Arkansas, Colorado, Green, Yampa, White, Gunnison, Dolores, San Juan rivers.

Notable Canyons: Black Canyon of Gunnison River, Gore Canyon, and Yampa Canyon.

Denver, the capital is referred to as the mile high city and is 5280 ft in elevation.

Cities with the most populations are: Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Boulder, Aurora and Fort Collins.

The continental divide also runs through the state.

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