Nicknamed the “Northbound Train,” this shipping container home found on Airbnb offers spectacular views of the mountains and is located just two miles from downtown Salida. 

This neon-orange shipping container home is nestled in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. It's a prime spot for exploring trails, craft breweries, mountain town pizzerias, alpine lakes, and breathtaking mountain views.

Photo Courtesy of Tommy Lorden.

Photo Courtesy of Tommy Lorden.

The Airbnb sits by Methodist Mountain, where a number of wildlife species can frequently be spotted, including mule deer, wild fox, and bighorn sheep.

Location: Two miles from Salida. 

Details: Sleeps up to six guests, two bedrooms, three beds, and two baths. 

Amenities: The shipping container home features a spacious living room, fully equipped kitchen, and rooftop deck with expansive views of the Collegiate Peaks. There's also a large fire pit and plenty of seating for cozying up outside under the stars. 

This Airbnb stay is bookable for around $259 per night. For more details or bookings, please click here.

Editor's Note: Please follow all county and state public health orders. COVID-19 restrictions may also be in place. Always check prior to planning your travels. Find the updated county-to-county COVID-19 dial status here

Breanna Sneeringer writes about news, adventure, and more for OutThere Colorado as a Digital Content Producer. She is an avid adventure seeker and wildflower enthusiast. Breanna joined OutThere Colorado in September 2018.


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