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Boulder Most Expensive Summer Destination in Colorado, According to Survey


Boulder Most Expensive Summer Destination in Colorado, According to Survey

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DENVER, July 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Boulder, located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in northern Colorado, is the most expensive summer destination in Colorado based on the cost of its lodging. That's the main finding of a recent survey conducted by

The survey compared the hotel rates of 20 popular destinations in the Centennial State during the month of August 2018. It bears noting that only centrally located hotels and inns rated at least 3 stars have been considered by the survey.

To overnight stay in Boulder, travelers will have to spend an average of $204 for the most affordable double room. Second most expensive is Fort Collins, a college town in northern Colorado with a bustling nightlife. There, an August stay will cost $184 nightly this August. Meanwhile, the skiing mecca of Aspen rounds out the Top 3 podium.

The Coloradoan state capital of Denver ranks fifth most expensive overall at an average price tag of $168 per night. On the other end of the spectrum, the most affordable destination among those considered by the survey is Pagosa Springs. A room in this southwest Colorado town known for its hot springs can be found this summer for just above $100 nightly. 

The following table shows the 10 most expensive destinations in Colorado based on the average rate for their cheapest available double room during the time period spanning August 1 to 31, 2018.

  1. Boulder $204
  2. Fort Collins $184
  3. Aspen $183
  4. Colorado Springs $172
  5. Denver $168
  6. Telluride $167
  7. Estes Park $163
  8. Grand Junction $156
  9. Steamboat Springs $145
  10. Vail $145

For the full results of the survey, check

Press Contact: Barbara Adams, +1-805-308-9660,


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