The little Colorado city of Idaho Springs is nestled in the heart of Colorado's Clear Creek Canyon and is situated just 30 miles away from the capital of Denver. The spot was once a popular mining town during the middle of the gold rush and because of that, mining themed attractions make up a lot of Idaho Springs' appeal for visitors today.
One of the best things to do in Idaho Springs is to discover the city's gold mining history. The Argo Gold Mine and tunnel leads travelers through where people once panned optimistically for gold. It is possible to take a guided tour of the attraction in order to obtain useful insights. The old Charlie Tayler Water Wheel is worth stopping by to see, as it is an original 18th century wheel that was used at a gold mining site centuries ago. Though it has been moved from its original location, it still functions.
Idaho Springs is best enjoyed in the summer months of June through to September. At this time, visitors can try their luck at panning for gold and wandering through cave networks without getting too cold.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Idaho Springs is in July, while the cheapest month is in March. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Idaho Springs is in the high season in July. Idaho Springs has its low season in October, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Idaho Springs tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Idaho Springs tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Idaho Springs. The warmest months in Idaho Springs are June and July, when temperatures reach 99 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -26 ˚F. The wettest month in Idaho Springs is January with 3.37 inches of rain, while the driest month is June with 0.34 inches of rain.
Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. Idaho Springs has 101 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. A trip to Idaho Springs can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $50 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $217 per night.
If you need an internet connection during your stay in Idaho Springs, then you can choose from over 56 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 4 places to stay include a breakfast. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 5 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Idaho Springs, you'll want to pick from 58 places to stay that provide parking.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 17 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
In Idaho Springs AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 5 providers, including 38 places to stay from Airbnb, 4 accommodations from VRBO and 4 places to stay from Homeaway.
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