With outside entry and upgraded amenities, these cool motels have become preferred pandemic lodging.

Sunset Staff  –  Updated June 24, 2021

The wide-open spaces and natural grandeur of Colorado have made it a favorite destination for road-trippers easing out onto the highways this summer. Lucky for them, the state also happens to be home to some of the West’s best motels, a category of lodging that has gained in popularity over the past year due to the simple fact that rooms open straight outside, giving guests easy access to fresh air.


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