Destination guide

The majestic setting of Idaho Springs is ready to explore

The mountains, riverfront and wildlife display a scene truly unique to Idaho Springs. Renowned for its casino gaming, local tours and skiing, this city welcomes all visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Idaho Springs

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Idaho Springs has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Winter Park Ski Resort (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Keystone Ski Resort (20.6 mi / 33.1 km)
  • Georgetown Loop Railroad (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Amaze'n Maze Winter Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Trestle Bike Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Echo Mountain Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Idaho Springs

Travelers enjoy Idaho Springs for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in April, January, May or February, when snowfall averages 35.99 inches and temperatures average -1°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Idaho Springs

Travelers enjoy Idaho Springs for its mountain views and riverfront. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Idaho Springs. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Georgetown Lake (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Golden Gate Canyon State Park (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Summit Lake Park (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Mount Evans (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Carousel of Happiness (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Bergen Peak (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)

Traveling to and around Idaho Springs

The nearest airport is in Broomfield, CO (BJC-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan), located 29.7 mi (47.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Denver, CO (APA-Centennial), which is 45.3 mi (72.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Idaho Springs?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,489 holiday lettings near Idaho Springs. From 97 Cabins to 316 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Idaho Springs is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Idaho Springs?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Idaho Springs:

  • Echo Mountain Park: 127 holiday homes
  • South Boulder: 36 holiday homes
  • Indian Mountain: 19 holiday homes
  • Shadow Mountain: 26 holiday homes
  • Winter Park Ski Resort: 1,301 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Idaho Springs?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Idaho Springs. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mount Evans: 1,642 holiday lettings
  • Summit Lake Park: 1,630 holiday lettings
  • Steve Canyon Statue: 743 holiday lettings
  • ArgoGold Mill and Museum: 944 holiday lettings
  • Phoenix Gold Mine: 1,605 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Idaho Springs listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Idaho Springs?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 97 Cabins in Idaho Springs. Our other popular types of Idaho Springs holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 316 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 97 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 9 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Idaho Springs?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 535 holiday homes with pool available in Idaho Springs. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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