You've probably seen signs for Silt, Colorado, traveling I-70 on your way to Glenwood Springs. You may have also seen them on Highway 330 up on the Grand Mesa coming back from Vega State Park.

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Silt is a town of about 3,100 residents in Garfield County. Known as the 'gateway to the outdoors' it sits near the Colorado River with views of the Flattop Wilderness, Grand Hogback Mountains, and Mamm Peaks, and several cuddly alpacas.

Why Do People Love Alpacas?

If you have never been around alpacas, this Airbnb in Silt might be a great place to start. They are cute, and cuddly, have friendly personalities, and enjoy interacting with humans. Their soft fleece, long necks, and large elegant eyes give them a unique look. Alpacas have a calming effect on people and are a fun part of this unique vacation rental.

Where Is Silt, Colorado?

Silt, Colorado, is in Garfield County about an hour away from Grand Junction. The town is between Rifle and Glenwood Springs, and is home to a great place to eat called the Miner's Claim restaurant which many of our listeners tell us is one of those restaurants that is well worth an hour's drive for a great meal.

Stay In A Renovated 1900s Cabin

You can see what we mean by completely renovated in the photo gallery below. This cozy cabin for two offers a great night's sleep in addition to incredible views of the surrounding scenery. If you opt to stay here you can pull right up to the cabin and park and start enjoying time with the alpacas right away.

Enjoy A Night’s Stay Surrounded by Magical Colorado Alpacas

Check out the cute and cuddly alpacas in Silt, Colorado ready to host you for the night at this Western Slope Airbnb. Take a virtual tour of the fun on this 53-acre farm just an hour's drive from Grand Junction.

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

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Play alongside the alpaca, goats, pigs, emu, and the chickens at this Clifton, Colorado Airbnb. You'll stay in the guest house on this cute little boutique animal sanctuary located on the Colorado River in Clifton.

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

LOOK: Horse Ranch Airbnb Sits On Top of the Colorado National Monument

Check out these rustic cabins available on top of the Colorado National Monument via This affordable overnight is just 30 minutes from Grand Junction and offers an amazing view of the Monument you may have never seen before.

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams