Romance is in the air in Colorado with views of the Rocky Mountains that will take your breath away regardless of the season. Whether you’re looking for a snow-capped retreat at a world-class lodge, a cozy cabin-in-the-woods, or bed and breakfast, Colorado has the perfect honeymoon getaway for everyone.

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The Castle Marne. Photo credit: Jeffrey Beall (flickr)

History Buff Destinations

History buffs will fall for Castle Marne, a Victorian-style B&B complete with all the modern amenities you would want in a honeymoon retreat. This historic landmark even features private hot tubs and special packages for honeymooners. Other gorgeous, historic options include The Stanley Hotel (inspiration for Stephen King’s The Shining) near Rocky Mountain National Park and the Delaware Hotel in Leadville (once a frequent stop for Doc Holliday).

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Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado Springs. Photo credit: Christopher Jimenez (flickr)

Luxury Honeymooners

For honeymooners seeking a luxury getaway, Colorado Springs may have just what you’re looking for at Cheyenne Mountain Resort where the views are resplendent and the food is mouth-watering. Factor in a world-class spa, 18-hole golf course, a private lake (complete with watersports and beach activities) plus five more indoor/outdoor pools and you’ve got the perfect formula for a relaxing post-wedding retreat. Complete your romantic escape with one of their packages made for two.

Another luxury option is found in Estes Park. Della Terra Mountain Chateau boasts unique honeymoon packages, a spa, and suites featuring private balconies with hot tubs that overlook the Rocky Mountains. It doesn’t matter what time of year you visit; Della Terra Mountain Chateau is sure to be the romantic escape you’re looking for.

Wine Lovers

Wine lovers might be most comfortable in Stratton at the Claremont Inn and Winery where couples can sample their small batch wines, take breakfast in bed, and even participate in special events like cooking classes and murder mystery nights. This bed and breakfast features spacious, elegantly decorated rooms, and a country feel complete with fresh-baked pastries.

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10th Mountain Division Hut. Photo credit: Martin Bravenboer (flickr)

Active Newlyweds

Active newlyweds will love the outdoor options available throughout Colorado, all with unique amenities to ensure there is a perfect place for every couple. For a more rugged, outdoor experience, try 10th Mountain Division Huts in Frisco, which include 34 backcountry cabins interconnected by more than 300 miles of trails perfect for skiing, biking, or hiking. The nearby Frisco Nordic Center even offers snowshoe and ski rentals.

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Westin Riverfront Hotel at Beaver Creek. Photo credit: Jeff Gunn (flickr)

Adventurous Destination

For those adventurers looking for something a little less rugged, Westin Riverfront Hotel at the base of Beaver Creek Resort is perfect for skiers looking to hit the slopes, take in a spa day as a couple, or recline by a roaring fire.

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