Visit Colorado Springs in comfort, surrounded by the beauty of nature, by renting cabins for your vacation. From family vacations to romantic getaways, from business trips to relaxing retreats, renting a cabin is the best way to experience Colorado Springs. With activities for all seasons, anytime is an excellent time to visit.
Cabin Rentals in Colorado
There are many reasons why cabin rentals are the best way to enjoy your time in Colorado. Cabins offer a sense of privacy, access to amenities, beautiful locations, and great value. All benefits that you cannot find in a traditional hotel or resort.
Renting Cabins in Colorado
Renting cabins through Cascade Escapes is the perfect way to explore the Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, Woodland Park, and Green Mountain Falls areas of Colorado. Nestled at the foot of Pikes Peak and surrounded by the beauty of nature, our peaceful and historic cabin and cottage have been welcoming visitors to the Ute Pass and Pikes Peak area for more than 18 years.
Cabins near Colorado Springs
Just 7 miles west of Colorado Springs, Cascade Escape’s cabins are in the middle of some of Colorado’s most famous attractions including Pikes Peak, Old Colorado City, Manitou Springs, Manitou Cliff Dwellings, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and more. Our cabins are perfect for all seasons and group sizes, from a romantic cottage to a comfy cabin for up to eight. No matter what you want to explore in and around Colorado Springs, our cabins are the perfect retreat for you.
Are vacation cabins worth it?
Visitors love our vacation cabins because they offer so many compelling benefits. Cabins offer privacy, allowing visitors to relax and unwind without worrying about disturbing others or being disturbed by other guests. Cabins typically come with benefits not found in most hotels such as kitchens, fireplaces, and private hot tubs. These comforts are perfect for those wishing for a home away from home or a more intimate setting for your vacation time. Cabins offer a beautiful and peaceful setting away from the noise and traffic of commercial districts, keeping you close enough to the action to enjoy everything you want to experience on your vacation while giving you a retreat to enjoy at the end of the day.
What types of Colorado Springs cabins are available?
Cascade Escapes is a family-owned business with two cabin options in Colorado Springs. For families and larger groups looking for a memorable vacation free from stress, we recommend Zeb’s Cabin. Zeb’s has room for up to eight guests to comfortably stay, lounge, and play. With extras available to add to your reservation and help customize your vacation. Couples enjoy the quaint charm of Ramona’s Cottage for the perfect romantic getaway, honeymoon, or escape. Its gorgeous view and quiet surroundings are the perfect place for two to enjoy a private soak in the hot tub or a cozy night in front of the fire.
What amenities will I find in Colorado Springs’ cabins?
Both Cascade Escapes rentals include private access to the entire property. Our rentals have all the comforts of home including a full kitchen, at least two full bathrooms (three in Zeb’s Cabin and two in Ramona Cottage), hot tub, outdoor seating, flat screen TV, BBQ gas grill, free on-site parking, and room service available upon request. Each kitchen is equipped with an oven, full-size stove, refrigerator, coffee maker, microwave, and all cookware and dishes needed to prepare meals. Check out our specials for add-ons to make your stay even more amazing.
Colorado Mountain Cabins
Both of Cascade Escapes’ Colorado mountain cabins are located in historic Cascade, Colorado on the slope of Colorado’s most famous mountain, Pikes Peak. Each cabin is the perfect glamping experience, surrounded by nature with mountain views by day, stunning starlite skies at night, and all the comforts of home. Explore nature on hiking trails of all difficulties leading to beautiful waterfalls and famous vistas. You’ll see why people make our cabin or cottage part of their yearly vacation plan.
Colorado Springs Cabin Rental
Zeb’s Cabin is a Colorado Springs area cabin rental located just minutes from the entrance to Pikes Peak. This rustic location is perfect for private family lodging, group vacation, a girls’ trip, or gathering with a cabin that sleeps up to 8 people with 3 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms.
Enjoy being surrounded by nature on nearby mountain trails that lead to a waterfall or relax on the stone patio surrounded by the scent of pine trees and mountain wildflowers. Guests at Zeb’s can enjoy a breathtaking view of the stars from their private hot tub or get cozy in front of one of the cabin’s crackling fireplaces.
Zeb’s Cabin is named after Zebulon Pike, a U.S. Army Officer whose history of exploration is often overshadowed by more famous Western explorers like Lewis and Clark. Our child explorer kits share the history of Zeb’s adventures including finding the source of the Mississippi River, mountain climbing, and pioneering new discoveries.
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Ramona Cottage is a cozy retreat tucked away just 15-20 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Colorado Springs. This cottage is great for small families of up to six or perfect as a romantic hideaway for a couple looking for a romantic escape, anniversary celebration, honeymoon, or just because.
Guests at the cottage will enjoy the privacy of a spacious backyard surrounded by pines with a hot tub where you can soak away your stress under a beautiful starry sky. Enjoy mountain views from the cozy living room as you relax in front of the stone fireplace. Romona Cottage is within walking distance to many local favorites like the Rock Shop and the Wines of Colorado restaurant and wine shop as well as a small park playground and many easy hiking trails to explore.
Ramona Cottage was built more than 100 years ago when Cascade was a bustling resort town. This cottage is the perfect jumping-off point to explore nature, reconnect with history, or recharge from your daily life.
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Things to do in Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs is known for its Rocky Mountain views and beautiful vistas. Colorado Springs and Cascade are known for their amazing outdoor activities and cultural events. No matter what season you visit there is always something amazing to do in and around Colorado Springs.
Visit Garden of the Gods – 1805 N. 30th Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Garden of the Gods is a national park that is home to stunning rock formations and towering sandstone cliffs. Visitors to this national park can hike, bike, or walk among the rocks, enjoying the spectacular views and stunning photo opportunities.
Drive to Pikes Peak Summit – 101 El Paso Blvd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
Seasonal beauty brings new life to this drive with fall leaves or spring wildflowers, but beautiful year-round, this drive is open every day*weather permitting. Pikes Peak is the highest mountain in Colorado and a popular destination for hikers, bikers, and drivers. Drive to the Summit for spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains and Colorado Springs area. Prefer not to drive? Ride the Pikes Peak Cog Railway for a unique way to reach the summit and take in the surrounding scenery.
Check out Cave of the Winds Mountain Park – 100 Cave of the Winds Rd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
The Cave of the Winds is a natural cave system you can visit for daily tours. Visitors explore the cave’s many chambers and passageways on a variety of tours. The Cave of the Winds Mountain Park allows visitors to have fun above ground in a variety of activities including the Bat-a-pult zip line, Cliff Hanger climbing wall, Geronimo’s Leap, and Wind Walker Challenge Course.
Experience the Manitou Cliff Dwellings – 10 Cliff Rd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
The Manitou Cliff Dwellings are a group of cliff dwellings that were built by the Anasazi people over 1000 years ago. The dwellings are open year-round and offer a unique glimpse into the lives of the ancient cliff dwellers. Check the Manitou Springs website for hours for the dwellings and museums.
Visit the United States Air Force Academy – 2346 Academy Dr, Air Force Academy, CO 80840
The United States Air Force Academy is located just outside of Colorado Springs and welcomes visitors year-round in their visitor center. Visitors can tour approved areas of the academy, learn about the history of the Air Force, and see some of the cadet training program in action.
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo – 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80906
The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is home to over 7,000 animals from all around the world. Visitors can see baby penguins, hippos, giraffes, lions, tigers, pandas, and giraffes. Check their website for the daily animal demonstration and feeding schedule so you can plan your visit.
Visit a local museum or art gallery
Colorado Springs is home to several museums and art galleries. Popular museums include the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, the Pioneers Museum, the Pikes Peak Children’s Museum, and the Western Museum of Mining and Industry.
Focus on the Family Visitors Center
The Focus on the Family visitors center is a great rainy-day activity for the whole family. The kids’ play area includes a 3 story slide, discovery emporium, and radio station where your child can record their voice on an episode of Adventures in Odyssey. The Welcome Center also includes a coffee area, guided tours, Birthday party rooms, and a toddler play area. Check their website for hours and scheduled closures.
Enjoy some shopping in Old Colorado City Historic District
The Old Colorado City Historic District dates back to the 19th century. This original settlement of Colorado City was formed by the Colorado Town Company. Filled with art galleries, restaurants, shopping centers, and plush boutiques, the Old Colorado City Historic District is a shopper’s dream.
Colorado Springs Summer Activities
With a season running from April to October for most companies, Whitewater rafting is a popular activity for the Colorado Springs area. Rapid trips are available for all skill levels from beginners to experts.
Hiking or Biking in the Rocky Mountains
The Rocky Mountains are a great place to enjoy the outdoors. The area boasts hundreds of hiking and biking trails to choose from. Some of the most popular trails include the Barr Trail, the Manitou Incline, and the Bear Creek Trail. Find a ranked list of the 25 best hiking and biking trails here.
See Colorado Springs from a Hot Air Balloon
While some hot air balloon companies are year-round, the best time to Hot Air Balloon in Colorado Springs is Summer. Multiple Hot Air Balloon festivals come to Colorado throughout the summer and popular balloon companies offer group or private rides for this unique way to view Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, or the Air Force Academy.
Take a scenic drive
Colorado Springs is surrounded by stunning scenery, with many fantastic scenic drives. Some of the most popular drives include Pikes Peak Highway, the Garden of the Gods Scenic Byway, and the South Cheyenne Canon Park Drive.
Attend a summer concert or festival
Colorado Springs is host to a variety of summer concerts and festivals each year. Some yearly festivals include the Manitou Springs Wine Festival, Royal Gorge Whitewater Festival, and the First & Main Town Center Summer Concert Series.
Can I find a beach near Colorado Springs?
Prospect Lake Beach is an open water swim area with a sand beach located in Colorado Springs. This manmade beach has locker rooms and picnic tables allowing families to spend the whole day enjoying the beach. Prospect Lake Beach is found at 619 Prospect Lake Drive, Colorado Springs.
Colorado Springs Fall Activities
Enjoy the Fall Foliage from Pikes Peak – 101 El Paso Blvd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
The fall colors at Pikes Peak are truly spectacular. Enjoy them by car, bike, hike, or take the COG Railway to the summit. Fall is an amazing time to visit, but make sure to check the weather on the summit, you may already need a coat!
Visit the Garden of the Gods Harvest Festival at Rock Ledge Ranch – 3105 Gateway Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site hosts a yearly harvest festival as part of its living history program with wagon rides, pumpkins, music, and more. The grounds are open daily from sunup to sundown with historic homes and blacksmith open only for special events. Find more information on their website.
Go Apple Picking
Enjoy this family activity in one of the many orchards around Colorado Springs that offer apple picking in the fall. Enjoy this classic fall activity at Happy Apple Farm or Third Street Apples both in Penrose, CO.
Colorado Springs Oktoberfest festival began in 2011 with the goal of bringing an authentic German experience through food, beer and music. The event usually runs Friday-Sunday in mid-late September at the Western Museum of Mining and Industry. Check the website for details.
Monument Oktoberfest is celebrated for a single day at Monument’s Pikes Peak Brewing Co. Updates for this year’s event will be coming soon to their website.
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Colorado Springs Winter Activities
Front Range Climbing Company is your guide to climbing in the Colorado Springs area. Ice climbing is a unique and amazing new skill with ice climbing locations in Colorado Springs and Clear Creek Canyon.
Snowshoeing, Cross-Country Skiing & Hiking
Popular hiking trails become perfect for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in the winter months. Popular trails to explore in the winter include the Bear Creek Trail, the North Cheyenne Canyon Trail, and the Palmer Park Trail.
Winter Fun at the Zoo
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo offers a variety of winter activities including ice skating, snowshoeing, and animal feeding. Check out their website for current seasonal offerings and the daily animal exhibit and feeding schedules.
Jeep and ATV tours
Don’t let winter stop you from exploring the great outdoors. Enclosed and heated Jeep and ATV tours keep the road less traveled open in the winter months with full or half-day trips with Colorado Jeep Tours and Great Outdoors Adventures.
Colorado Wolf & Wildlife Center – 4729 Twin Rocks Rd, Divide, CO 80814
Winter is the perfect time to visit the Colorado Wolf & Wildlife Center. The animals are more active in cooler months making winter an excellent time to see the coyotes, red foxes, wolves, and wolf-hybrids. Visit their website for information on tours and to get information about their current pack.
Colorado Springs Holiday Food and Gift Festival
In early December Norris Penrose presents the annual Holiday Food & Gift festival. Last year 150 exhibitors joined the 25th annual festival featuring vintage treasures, arts, and gourmet foods. Come back soon for more information on this year’s festivities. This holiday festival promises days of unique shopping and holiday fun.
Royal Gorge Bridge of Lights – 4218 Co Rd 3A, Cañon City, CO 81212
The Royal Gorge Bridge of Lights drive thru holiday light display premiered in 2022 as a special opportunity to drive across the beautiful Royal Gorge suspension bridge surrounded by thousands of lights for the holiday season. Beginning in mid-November and running through New Year’s Eve, this event promised to become a time-honored Christmas Tradition.
Colorado Springs Spring Activities
Don’t miss out on springtime in the National Parks around Colorado Springs. Snow melts away, uncovering a variety of wildflowers. Most of the best hikes will be blanketed in wildflowers. Pick up a wildflower identification guide to help identify all the spring beauty you’ll see.
While rafting is available in Summer as well, Spring offers increased opportunities for rafting and kayaking. Melting mountain snow replenishes the rivers and streams causing water to rise and increase the speed for these popular water activities.
Why visit Colorado Springs?
Colorado Springs is a beautiful city with stunning scenery, a vibrant museum and art community, cultural attractions, and endless outdoor activities. No matter what season you choose to visit, Colorado Springs has something to offer everyone.