Once a tiny mining town with just a cluster of houses, Monarch, Colorado, in the Sawatch Mountain Range, is now a popular yet casual and affordable ski resort. It's known for having thick, deep snow, a wonderfully diverse rugged landscape, and park terrain.
Great activities in the Monarch area include skiing and snowboarding, horseback riding, snowmobiling, dog sled rides, sledding, tubing and snow cat tours. There's also plenty of places for hiking and cycling, including the Colorado Trail where mountain bikers can set off down the 500 miles of trails. For awe inspiring views from above, hop aboard the Monarch Crest Scenic Tram. To test your nerve the Arkansas River flows nearby and is a famous spot for white water rafting. In nearby Salida the is an excess of cafes and restaurants in its historic downtown. Additionally there are some quality hot springs here for a relaxing break from the slopes. If you want to test your nerve white water rafting, the Arkansas River also flows through here and is a famous spot for the adventurous sport.
Winter for the full range of activities snow activities.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Monarch. The warmest months in Monarch are April and May, when temperatures reach 96 ˚F. The coolest month is October, when temperatures drop to -32 ˚F. The wettest month in Monarch is April with 3.79 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 0.05 inches of rain.
— The great thing about AllTheRooms is their ability to cover all bases. If you are travelling solo, with a partner, friends or even a larger family. There is something there for everyone and that is a hugely powerful tool that I believe it boasts moreso than competitors.
— When I plan a trip, I no longer waste time visiting multiple websites in search of the best accommodations. Now, I just go to AllTheRooms and immediately find everything from luxury villas to pet-friendly rentals! All in one place
— My favorite thing about AllTheRooms is that it combines both rentals and hotels available so you can see an entire view of what is available in a certain area. I was able to see listings on AllTheRooms that I never even saw on other travel sites!