Rates are usually highest in summer, although busy ski times, such as Christmas week, can also be high. You can get additional information and reserve a room from the Glenwood Springs Central Reservations (tel. 888/445-3696; www.visitglenwood.com).

Among the reliable moderately priced chains and franchises are the America's Best Value Inn, 51871 U.S. 6 and U.S. 24, at I-25 exit 114 (tel. 888/315-2378 or 970/945-6279), with rates of $69 to $159; the Best Western Antlers, 171 W. Sixth Ave. (tel. 800/626-0609 or 970/945-8535), with rates from $80 to $250; the Hampton Inn, 401 W. First St. (tel. 800/426-7866 or 970/947-9400), charging $99 to $250; the Holiday Inn Express, 501 W. First St. (tel. 800/465-4329 or 970/928-7800), charging from $129 to $169; and Ramada Inn & Suites, 124 W. Sixth St. (tel. 800/332-1472 or 970/945-2500), with rates from $99 to $169. All the above are in Glenwood Springs, zip 81601, and rates for all of the hotels are for two people; taxes add about 11.5% to lodging bills.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.