Updated: April 2021
This post has been updated to include a roundup of my favorite boutique properties and vacation rentals in Colorado!
Continuing with the series of “Coolest Airbnbs”—here are my top picks for Colorado! From cozy cabins to ski havens to some eclectic gems, there’s no shortage of seriously cool aesthetics here!
Whether you’re exploring Denver for the weekend or hitting the slopes, I’m sure you’ll find a place you’d love to call home for a bit.
Here are the coolest and best Airbnbs to stay at in Colorado!
Located in Pitkin County, this home offers a true farm-to-table experience.
Explore the Roaring Fork Valley and then glamp in the greenhouse or use it for a unique dining setting! There is a myriad of chefs in the area that can set up a delicious locally-sourced meal for you.
The ideal distance between Denver, Red Rocks, and Boulder, this historic Denver Streetcar makes for the cutest Airbnb!
The urban farm has chickens and goats, making it a fun stay that feels like the countryside.
Hidden away in the Rockies — on 35 acres of grasslands — is this gorgeous Colorado mansion. The haven is a mountain retreat and sleeps up to 12.
There is tons of indoor and outdoor living space and when there’s snow, you can actually cross-country ski starting from the backdoor!
Relax in this boho-inspired haven with tons of quirky details—a marching band bass drum table an antique sewing machine treadle sink, and a gorgeous patio with twinkling lights.
This place is brimming with local and handmade furniture and is a true artist’s haven!
The space was originally a railroad worker’s house in the 19th century and has since been transformed into a super cool place, perfect for exploring the downtown area.
The Henry Lee House is a landmark in the LoHi neighborhood of Denver. Specifically redesigned for large groups, this place can accommodate up to 14 guests. It’s within walking distance of some of the best bars and restaurants and not too far from downtown.
And the name? Henry Lee was the father of Denver Park Systems; this house, built in 1894, is an official Denver landmark.
This place has seriously stunning views of Boulder along with the Front Range — all viewable through floor-to-ceiling windows! Cozy up by the fire and then relax in the hot tub or on the lovely Balinese-style bed.
Want to go glamping? Situated on a working Colorado horse ranch, this 20-foot teepee is pitched next to a lovely creek that flows through the property. Complete with a queen-size bed, fire pit, coffee maker, a gas grill, and electric lanterns—this is the ultimate getaway in nature.
Suited for a romantic getaway or peaceful retreat, the Little Red Treehouse can host two guests. With gorgeous views, an efficient kitchen, along with heating and electricity, it’s a lovely step into nature with all the modern amenities.
Want to stay in the flank of a mountain?
Located in Sleeping Ute Mountain in the historic area of McElmo Canyon (about 40 minutes from Mesa Verde and 20 minutes from Cortez), this house is built right into the red rock cliff wall. How cool is that?
Talk about mountain views for days!
You’ll be in awe of Quandary Peak and all the phenomenal hiking around the area. In the evening, hang out in front of the fireplace and watch for shooting stars out the large living room windows.
Mixing stone tiles and natural logs, this place is a gorgeous mix of classic and modern. Perfect for groups or families (especially with the fun bunkbeds), prepare to bring on the mountain vibes.
The decor in this home is stunning — from the wood-beam ceilings to the stylish artwork to the modern meets Scandinavian-inspired pieces with a boho twist. Take a dip in the hot tub or lounge by the fireplace.
Located in Vail, this mountain retreat is Alpine charm meets modern elegance. From the views to the private hot tub to the outdoor deck, there’s no shortage of cozy nooks and incredible views.
Great for big groups of up to twelve people — this is a stunning place to escape to near the ski hills along with a fly fishing creek.
How beautiful is this handcrafted log lodge? Tucked away in a million-acre aspen grove in the Flat Tops National Forest, this place makes for a perfect retreat.
Refined meets rustic in this modern mountain home.
Located in a historic town where the Gold Rush began, this is a serene place to retreat or a perfect home for when you want to hit the slopes! Just 20 minutes from great skiing and about 35 minutes to Denver, what more could you want?
Do you know of any super cool Airbnbs in Colorado that should be on this list? Let me know in the comments below!