Get ready to fall in love with llamas! Visit one of Colorado’s coziest mountain towns and enjoy a llama-tastic stay filled with year-round fun and adventure.
Love-a-llama Lodge is arguably one of the most beautiful and unique experiences for traveling animal lovers. If feeding a llama is on your bucket list, then Love-a-llama lodge is the place to go. Located in Clark, Colorado, this beautiful 6-acre mountain property is home to a herd of adorable llamas. Guests can enjoy feeding the llamas one of their favorite treats, which is called sweet horse feeds (a grain mix plus molasses).
Inspired by 108 treks out of Steamboat Springs with pack llamas, author Diane-White Crane of Steamboat’s best-selling hiking guidebook, “Hiking the ‘Boat II,” launched this llama-themed vacation rental nearly 2 years ago. Crane is also known as the author of the children’s book titled “Stop Spitting At Your Brother!” and was a certified ski instructor in Aspen for 10 years dating back to the 70s.
This vacation rental is perfect if you’re seeking adventure while traveling across the Centennial State, overlooking the beautiful Elk River and Mt. Zirkel Wilderness. Just a short distance away, you’ll find prime attractions including Steamboat Lake, Pearl Lake, and Hahn’s Peak Lake. This rental is also located just 19 miles from Steamboat Springs.
Currently, there are 7 llamas on the ranch. The llamas typically stay at the ranch for about 6 months out of the year from spring to fall, depending on winter conditions. Winter guests can enjoy seasonal adventures from snowshoeing to sledding to cross-country skiing, with plenty of all-season fun to be had right on the property.
The place is also stylishly decked out in llama decor with a fully-equipped kitchen, dining area, bathroom, and a comfy queen-size bed and floor mattresses. This spot can sleep up to four guests. If you’re planning on cooking, be sure to request complimentary home-grown garlic and herbs, including parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme, and basil.
The ranch also offers plenty of relaxing outdoor fun, including horseshoes, glider swings, a hammock in the trees, picnic tables, a Weber BBQ grill, and plenty of seating for watching the herd graze. There’s also a short trail through the aspen grove that leads to a rustic campsite with a table, chairs, and a tent.
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