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Getting the Most Out of Family Vacations in Colorado

Colorful Colorado is one of the West's most intriguing and fascinating states. Perhaps you are drawn to frontier lore, or high peak powder is calling to you. Whatever the case, Colorado's plains, mountains, canyons, and cities offer serious memory-making potential for your family vacation.

Family Vacation in Colorado: Top Accommodations

House Florissant
Sep 7 - Sep 14
-36%
$207
$133 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

House in Florissant with Jacuzzi, Grill & Patio

4.4
Very good (22 ratings)
Florissant, Teller County, Colorado
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Condo Copper Mountain
Sep 7 - Sep 14
-87%
$640
$86 per night
Condo ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Nice Condo in Copper Mountain with Hot Tub

4.7
Excellent (45 ratings)
Copper Mountain, Summit County, Colorado
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Cabin Fairplay
Aug 18 - Aug 25
-83%
$925
$160 per night
Cabin ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Cabin in Fairplay with Wood-Burning Fireplace + --Mountain Views

4.9
Outstanding (124 ratings)
Fairplay, Park County, Colorado
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The Best Destinations for Family Vacations in Colorado

The Best Destinations for Family Vacations in Colorado

Whether your family is seeking culture or nature, a vacation accommodation in Colorado offers access to it all.

  • 1. Denver

    There's something to be said about Denver's dynamic food and entertainment scene. The vibrant city has recently undergone a culinary growth spurt, and foodies will be thrilled with what Denver's chefs are putting on their plates. Moreover, the city provides children of all ages ample opportunities to take in art, culture, sports, and other entertainment.

  • 2. San Luis Valley

    Colorado's oldest town, San Luis, established in 1540, anchors this gorgeous valley, rife with outdoor adventure, history, and glorious sights. The valley is home to Great Sand Dunes National Park, America's tallest dunes, where families revel in sliding and sledding down this otherworldly natural formation. Additionally, this stunning valley, flanked by the Sangre de Cristo mountains, is further enhanced by the flowing waters of the Rio Grande River, one of Colorado's favorite locations for whitewater rafting trips and fly-fishing excursions.

  • 3. The High Rockies Region

    Home to the world-renowned ski resorts of Aspen, Vail, and Breckenridge, to name only a few, this is where avid skiers and snowboarders flock in winter. Despite its fame as one of the best winter sports destinations on the globe, the High Rockies offer endless outdoor fun year-round. Whatever gets your adrenaline pumping, be it ziplines and mountain bikes, or dog sleds and terrain parks, your family can look forward to high-flying fun.

  • 4. The Great West Region

    Anyone seeking a taste of the Old West should head for Colorado's northwestern corner. Here you can experience life on a working ranch, fly-fish the sparkling waters of the Colorado and Blue rivers, hit the Champagne Powder™ at Steamboat Springs Ski Resort, and catch sight of some of the country's rarest wildlife at the Arapahoe National Wildlife Refuge. Undoubtedly, a vacation spot for your family to unplug and recharge.

  • 5. The Southeastern Plains

    In the canyons and plains of this region of Colorado, your family will enjoy the exploration of settlements past. Rich history abounds where Native American heritage sites, areas of early Hispanic settlement, gold rush-era trade routes, and remnants of pre-historic life converge. Ideal for families who want to learn about Colorado's past and future, the Southeastern Plains region promises an adventure-filled education.

Best Places to Stay for Family Vacation in Colorado

Condo Copper Mountain
Jul 6 - Jul 13
-83%
$693
$116 per night
Condo ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Condo in Copper Mountain with Free Parking

4.7
Excellent (45 ratings)
Copper Mountain, Summit County, Colorado
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House Copper Mountain
Jul 11 - Jul 18
-12%
$202
$178 per night
House ∙ 13 guests ∙ 5 bedrooms

Beautiful House in Copper Mountain with Patio & Grill

4.0
Very good (32 ratings)
Copper Mountain, Summit County, Colorado
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Cabin Woodland Park
Aug 10 - Aug 17
-23%
$129
$100 per night
Cabin ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cabin in Woodland Park with Patio

4.3
Very good (40 ratings)
Woodland Park, Teller County, Colorado
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Things to Do During Your Family Vacation in Colorado

Things to Do During Your Family Vacation in Colorado

From sports to history to pre-history, your days can be as active or low-key as you choose.

  • 1. Take a tour of Broncos Stadium

    Get a behind-the-scenes look at where the championship contender Denver Broncos make football magic happen in Denver.

  • 2. Catch a ride on the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad

    Your excursion will depart from the quaint downtown area of Alamosa and take you on a winding adventure through some of Colorado's most stunning territory.

  • 3. Alpine Adventures Dog Sledding

    In Leadville, CO you will find what has become an increasingly popular family activity. Enjoy a six-mile adventure through glorious scenery. You'll also likely want to arrange for a tour of the kennel and to frolic with these lovable workers in their downtime.

  • 4. Visit Dinosaur National Monument

    Designated as a national monument in 1938, this area is overflowing with history and so much to see. Luckily, park rangers offer daily guided tours exploring intact dinosaur remains, as well as Fremont Indian petroglyphs and pictographs, and a unique and diverse community of wildlife.

  • 5. Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site

    A disturbing piece of American history is memorialized at this location in Chivington, where on November 29, 1864, approximately 200 Cheyenne and Arapaho were slaughtered by American cavalry. Here you will learn the events that led up to this tragedy and how one single, horrific event can change the course of a country's history.

Recommended Accommodations for Family Vacation in Colorado

House Florissant
Sep 7 - Sep 14
-32%
$230
$156 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

House in Florissant with Patio, Grill & Jacuzzi

4.4
Very good (22 ratings)
Florissant, Teller County, Colorado
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Condo Estes Park
Oct 5 - Oct 12
-44%
$451
$252 per night
Condo ∙ 8 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Pleasant Condo in Estes Park with Open Parking + Mountain Views

4.6
Excellent (31 ratings)
Estes Park, Larimer County, Colorado
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House Blue River
Nov 1 - Nov 8
-70%
$602
$179 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

House in Blue River with Private Sauna + Dream Views

4.9
Outstanding (34 ratings)
Blue River, Summit County, Colorado
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What to Pack for Your Family Vacation in Colorado

What to Pack for Your Family Vacation in Colorado

Beyond the gear standard to any vacation, here's what to consider for a Colorado family getaway.

  • 1. Practical clothing

    The temperatures in Colorado can vary significantly throughout the day. Packing light layers, as well as sturdy shoes, will help you navigate the mountain terrain and ever-changing weather.

  • 2. Water bottle

    At higher altitudes dehydration is a concern, especially during an activity-filled getaway. Having a full water bottle on hand at all times is recommended.

  • 3. Binoculars

    Colorado is rife with beautiful sights and active wildlife. Throw a pair of binoculars in your bag and ensure that you won't miss a thing.

Top Offers for Family Vacation in Colorado

Condo Ouray
Nov 1 - Nov 8
-60%
$371
$150 per night
Condo ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Condo in Ouray

4.9
Outstanding (100 ratings)
Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado
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Cabin Woodland Park
Sep 7 - Sep 14
-32%
$172
$117 per night
Cabin ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cabin in Woodland Park with Patio

4.3
Very good (40 ratings)
Woodland Park, Teller County, Colorado
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Resort Steamboat Springs
Jun 18 - Jun 25
$138 per night
Resort ∙ 10 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Resort in Steamboat Springs with Outdoor Pool

4.4
Very good
Steamboat Springs, Routt County, Colorado
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Information about Family Vacations in Colorado

💳 Highest rates in December
🥳 Busiest month April
🛏️ Popular home types Condo and House rental
🌡️ Hottest months July and June
❄️ Coldest months 3 °F in January and December
🌧️ Rainiest months 18 rainy days in January and February

Frequently Asked Questions

Family Vacations in Colorado: What is the cost of a stay?

You can get a great vacation rental for somewhere between $342 and $868 and find discounts up to 91%!

Family Vacations in Colorado: are there many vacation homes available for large groups?

in Colorado, medium-sized groups and families should look for Condo since they can fit 6 people.

How many family accommodations are available to rent in Colorado?

There are more than 98,477 family accommodations in Colorado with nightly prices starting from $69 per night.

Family Vacations in Colorado: what types of vacation homes can I find in Colorado?

We would suggest checking out our selection of Condos and House rentals in Colorado.

How much does a family house cost to rent in Colorado?

The price of a large house rental in Colorado can range from $342 and can go up to $868 per night during the high season in December.

Can you book family-sized accommodations in Colorado include a pool?

Absolutely, more than 40% of family vacation rentals in Colorado offer a pool.

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