2 hotels near Alamosa, Colorado
Stay with Choice Hotels in Alamosa, CO to catch a glimpse of the robust culture of the San Luis Valley
“Getaway to the Great Sand Dunes,” is a fitting motto for Alamosa. Hotels in this Colorado city are near everything this notable tourist town offers. When you book with Choice Hotels in Alamosa you’ll get the restful sleep you need to get up and go to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve or the Colorado Gators Reptile Park! There are so many things to do in Alamosa and visiting their parks is just one of the many things to add to your itinerary.
Colorado is known for its beautiful outdoors and Alamosa is no exception. The city earned its name from the Spanish word, Alamosa, meaning cottonwood, for cottonwood forests that grow along the Rio Grande and throughout town. The Rio Grande is iconic to the city and you can see it by spending a relaxing day aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad. However, as the city’s motto suggests, it’s most known for its sand dunes. You can play at the beach at the Great Sand Dunes National Park where you’ll find the tallest dunes in North America. You can experience the diversity of the city’s landscape through hiking, splashing in Medano creek, wildlife watching and of course, sand sledding! You can even hike to Zapata Falls, a secluded 25-foot waterfall sheltered in a rocky crevasse. End your active day by watching the sunset from the volcanic domes of the San Juan Mountains, just west of the city.
When visiting Alamosa in the summer, make sure to visit the Summer Fest on the Rio and the Early Iron car show. These festivals are a great way to get to know the locals and mingle in complete relaxation while getting a taste of local fare as well. You can learn more about the city and its development at the Luther Bean Museum or by taking a downtown historical tour. Get a glimpse into the city’s past or view the robust culture of the San Luis Valley by enjoying a drive along the Los Caminos Antiguos Scenic Byway. Whatever it is that brings you to Alamosa, you’re sure to have a good time. Hotels in Alamosa have just what you need to enjoy the outdoors, the city’s festivals and food. Enjoy a place to relax at the end of the day by booking with Choice Hotels in Alamosa. Reserve online now!
Alamosa hotels information
- Number of hotels in Alamosa2
- Highest Price$81
- Lowest Price$73
- Number of reviews1852
- Avg. rating3.9