Alps Boulder Canyon Inn

Nestled a few miles above Boulder, Colorado on Boulder Canyon Drive rests the most amazing, quintessentially perfect inn I have ever stayed. The inn was built before Colorado became a state and under different ownership served as a multitude of stage and resting stops for those traveling to and from nearby mines.

In 1905, it became the Alps Hotel and Resort and served as a luxurious restaurant and inn to those traveling the “World Famous Switzerland Trail Railroad,” once thought to be the “most beautiful in the world” (

Not only is the surrounding scenery breathtaking, but the inn itself is filled with many delightful and quirky surprises to appeal to and enhance your satisfaction (and most likely out-do your expectations as well). Continue reading