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Are you craving a getaway and a chance to reconnect with the great outdoors? Needless to say, there is no better place to be for both than Colorado, thanks to our incredible landscapes, world-class outdoor recreation, and unique accommodations that you will not find anywhere else. If you are interested in all of the above, you will want to check out these unique and downright quirky Colorado accommodations where you can stargaze (among other things):

Welcome to the world-famous UFO Watchtower! 

Located near the towns of Center and Crestone, the UFO Watchtower was founded in 2000, after the area had long been used for alien hunting and stargazing, making it THE place to search the nighttime skies and meet others with similar interests. 

When you visit the UFO Watchtower today, you will discover all kinds of quirky surprises, beginning with a gift shop, a one-of-a-kind extraterrestrial garden, and a platform/observation area for even better viewing.

In addition, the UFO Watchtower also allows visitors to camp in its wide-open wilderness for only $15 a night per tent, making it one of the most unique places to stay the night in Colorado. 

You never know what you will see in the skies above the UFO Watchtower! 

To learn more about this quirky area, please visit the UFO Watchtower’s website.

Admission to the UFO Watchtower is $2 per person (or $5 per car) and includes all-day access to the area.

The UFO Watchtower is currently operating under its winter hours and is open every weekend from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Do you have a favorite place in Colorado that you would like to see featured on Only in Your State? Nominate it here! For even more of our favorite Centennial State camping spots, check out these 10 Camping Spots In Colorado That Are Crazy Beautiful.

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