One of the best things to do for outdoor recreation in Colorado, especially in the winter months, is go to the hot springs. But which one? There are a number of them scattered throughout the state. Some of them are family friendly locations, and others are for adults only. You can choose the kind of experience you’re looking for, so you can enjoy the hot springs as much as possible. From the Front Range to the Western Slope, a lot of Colorado real estate is made up of hot springs to explore. Here are four of the best options.
1) Strawberry Park Hot Springs, Steamboat Springs
This is one of the most popular hot springs in Colorado, and part of the reason for that is the clothing optional policy after dark. Keep that in mind if you bring your family, and make sure you’re prepared for the nudity that’s common there when the sun goes down. You can also get a great massage there, and choose between a tent or a rustic cabin to stay in.
2) Glenwood Hot Springs Resort, Glenwood Springs
If you’re looking for a place with plenty of outdoor activity for the entire family, this is an excellent choice. It has two water slides, a miniature golf course, and the largest hot springs pool in the world. There are plenty of places for the kids to play, and a full-service spa for the adults in a lovely sandstone bath house. It’s a great reason to visit or live in Colorado.
3) Alpine Hotsprings Hideaway, Nathrop
At this location, you can feel like you’re living in Colorado. It comes with the opportunity to rent a three-bedroom home that holds up to 12 people. You can have a private getaway and massage therapists that make house calls. You’ll get all the quality of the larger resorts but the privacy you’re looking for and the opportunity to be an outdoor enthusiast, too. It can even help you decide if you want to buy a home in Colorado after seeing all the natural beauty and the things you can do in the area.
4) Ouray Hot Springs Pool and Fitness Center, Ouray
Soaking in this famous sulfur-free hot springs is a relaxing and incredibly scenic experience. After a multi-million dollar renovation, this facility is sure to please. With more seating, the overlook pools, and activity pool with an obstacle course and slides, this crystal-clear water has something for everyone. Come take a soak in the natural mineral water to enhance wellness and take a much deserved break in the 3 different soaking sections with temperatures ranging from 88 to 105 degrees.
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