Stay to Get Away: Perfect Colorado Springs Staycations

It pays to live in a destination city. Here are five glorious getaways to help you maximize the local fringe benefits.

Each year, millions of people save up, dream of glorious getaways, book reservations and spend good money to come here, Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region—your hometown. Sure, you enjoy the views and trails and restaurants and culture, but when is the last time you really got away and made the most of the local world-class accommodations?

With off-season rates, special packages and easier availability, winter is the perfect time for Colorado Springs staycations. Whether it’s a girls getaway, family adventure or romantic escape—Valentine’s Day, anyone?—we’ve got you covered. Try these recommendations or customize your own. Just get staying.

Start here to find your perfect match for a Colorado Springs staycation.

The Cosmopolitan: Mining Exchange
Consider this your excuse to indulge in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs.

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The Coloradan: The Cliff House at Pikes Peak
The perfect base for an authentic and historic Colorado experience to refresh body, mind and spirit.

Family Style: The Broadmoor
Entering the Broadmoor grounds is like crossing some unseen portal that presses pause on the hectic pace of life—even with the kids in tow.

Girls Getaway: Garden of the Gods Club and Resort
The natural beauty and serenity of the Garden of the Gods Club and Resort is the perfect setting to relax and reconnect—especially with that ever present breathtaking view.

Day Stay: SunWater Spa
This is just the place Manitou Springs and Colorado Springs have needed. Soaking in hot mineral water? Without an hour-plus drive? Right here at home? Yes, please!

Watch for tips to turn up the romance at these desinations. And mix and match your own activities and options. Whatever your style, you’ll find Colorado Springs staycations for you.

Jeremy Jones
Jeremy Jones
Jeremy Jones is Springs’ co-founder, editorial director and chief outdoor officer. He loves building community by telling stories about all the people, places and culture that make Colorado Springs an amazing place to live. And he’s especially stoked when exploring new places in the Springs, Colorado and beyond. Watch for him hiking, running or mountain biking the local trails with his wife and kids.