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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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Idaho Springs?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,538 house rentals around Idaho Springs. From 107 Cabins to 313 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Idaho Springs is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Idaho Springs:

  • Lower Arapahoe: 72 vacation rentals
  • Mountain House: 1,085 vacation rentals
  • Evergreen West Central: 15 vacation rentals
  • Old Town: 364 vacation rentals
  • Elk Crossing: 247 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Idaho Springs?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Idaho Springs. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mount Evans: 1,706 home rentals
  • Summit Lake Park: 1,692 home rentals
  • Steve Canyon Statue: 771 home rentals
  • ArgoGold Mill and Museum: 983 home rentals
  • Phoenix Gold Mine: 1,658 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Idaho Springs?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 107 Cabins in Idaho Springs. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Idaho Springs include:

  • Houses: 313 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 107 lodging choices
  • Chalets: 10 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Idaho Springs?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 521 vacation homes with pool available in Idaho Springs.

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