In Central Colorado in Elbert County, Elizabeth is a quaint, agricultural town with a small-town feel, with the appeal of a quick drive to Denver in under an hour. Visitors enjoying an RV rental in Elizabeth will have access to a multitude of outdoor adventure opportunities and a quick drive to many neighboring cities such as Colorado Springs, Limon and Kiowa.
Travel to the Elizabeth area is easy, as Elizabeth lies halfway between the Colorado Springs Airport and Denver International Airport. After you pick up one of the RV rentals in Elbert County, the possibilities are endless for exploring the beautiful state of Colorado. Whether you stay and play in Elizabeth, or, choose the city as a starting point for a larger, more expansive trip, you’re sure to find historical attractions, outdoor adventures and entertainment to please even the pickiest of travelers.
The Great Outdoors
Colorado as a state appeals to outdoor enthusiasts, and the Elizabeth area is no different with many of its own local opportunities to recreate in the great outdoors. When you rent a travel trailer in Elizabeth, you’ll be in a prime location to access Castlewood Canyon State Park. In nearby Franktown, Castlewood Canyon State Park offers visitors a unique glimpse into Colorado history, surrounded by extensive walking trails, horseback trails, rock climbing walls (boasting walls up to 60 feet tall) and more.
Cherry Creek State Park in neighboring Arapahoe County offers visitors to Central Colorado an opportunity to explore an 880-acre reservoir on sailboats, paddle craft and powerboats. Cherry Creek State Park even offers an imported-sand swim beach and over 30 miles of mixed use trails. Jet skis, paddle boards and kayaks are available for rental during the summer and the state park is well known for hosting concerts and special events.
Less than an hour’s drive south with the Elizabeth RV rental in Colorado Springs, you’ll find the perfect getaway at Garden of the Gods. Garden of the Gods is a National Natural Landmark, featuring 300-foot towering rock formations, all within view of Pikes Peak. Garden of the Gods allows for climbing, Jeep and Segway tours, bike rentals and adventure programs. In nearby Manitou Springs you’ll find Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. The massive cave system offers visitors opportunities for exploring, touring, panning for gemstones and much more.
The Town of Elizabeth Parks and Recreation Department offers a campground set within the trees at Casey’s RV Hideaway. Here there are campsites, with a dump station on site and seasonal restrooms.
When vacationing with a motorhome rental in Elizabeth, Colorado you can also find a Jellystone Park in nearby Larkspur. This family-friendly campground is child-focused and offers plenty of entertainment on-site. Relax in the heated swimming pool and dig for gold with some gem mining. There is even an on-site movie theater, camp store and dog park for Fido. The Jellystone Park is open all year round.
There is a camping supply store in Colorado Springs that offers campers equipment and supplies but also allows for overnight camping. In nearby Littleton, you’ll find Chatfield State Park, which is home to a few campgrounds that are popular with hikers, boaters, anglers and families.
Exploring the City
When you book a camper rental in Elizabeth, be sure to plan ahead and give yourself plenty of time to explore the state of Colorado. Get a taste of history by wandering through downtown Elizabeth and checking out restored historic homes and shops including toy stores, antique shops and vintage clothing options. If you’re lucky enough to be visiting Elizabeth during the summer, be sure to check out the Elizabeth Stampede. This annual special event features a parade, rodeo and antique car show.
With a short drive to Denver, be sure to plan a trip to explore all that Colorado has to offer. Denver is known as The Mile High City and boasts 300 days of sunshine annually. Many restaurants in Denver cater to alternative dining, such as vegan, vegetarian or gluten free, so, you’ll never have trouble finding somewhere to eat.
With a wide range of local wineries and breweries (Denver itself brews more beer than almost any other city), be sure to sample at least one local drink when you visit. Whether you remain in Elizabeth and Elbert County, or use Elizabeth as a starting point to explore the surrounding areas of Colorado and the Rocky Mountains, there is plenty to see and do when you rent an RV for a one-of-a-kind travel experience.