Truth or Consequence, New Mexico, is the best resort town with hot springs, according to Men's Journal. Single-bedroom houses on HomeAway.com rent for an average of $125 per night, as of 2015. The resort town also offers 10 small hotels with bath house access, including the luxurious Sierra Grande Lodge.
Dunton Hot Springs Resort in Dolores, Colorado is a restored nineteenth-century minetown featuring 12 hand-built cabins and a renovated saloon for community dining. Cabins and luxury tents rent for $350 a person. The 800-acre resort offers 103-degree natural mineral springs, trout fishing and a majestic view of the San Juan Mountains.
Best for hikers and backpackers, the Conundrum Hot Springs are located in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area outside of Aspen, Colorado. These 102-degree mountain springs are at the end of a 8.5-mile hike into the Colorado mountains. Based on the rugged terrain, Conundrum is considered the hardest-earned hot spring destination by Men's Journal. For the stay, the resort town of Aspen offers a wide range of house rentals, from single-bedroom accommodations to full-scale seven-bedroom estates.
Also in Colorado is Strawberry Park Hot Springs, located a few miles from the ski resort town of Steamboat Springs. Strawberry Park has a 4.5 out of five-point rating among visitors at TripAdvisor.com for its two pools, natural rock formations and stargazing opportunities. Like Aspen, Steamboat Springs offers a wide range of house rental options.