Looking to earn a little extra cash? Here are 5 easy ways to make money living in Colorado.

1. Rent a Room in Your Home

Renting out a spare bedroom or mother-in-law suite to guests is a great way to earn extra money, especially if your home is located near a popular tourist attraction in Colorado. For more information on becoming a host on Airbnb, click here.

2. Host a Colorado Experience

There are plenty of opportunities to host experiences on Airbnb as a Colorado local. You can earn money leading ski lessons, rock climbing, hikes, and other fun adventure activities in Colorado.  Not only will you get the opportunity to meet a diverse community of travelers, but you’ll have the flexibility to set your own schedule and prices.

Hike Colorado Emerald Lake Estes Park Photo Credit: SeanXu (iStock).

Photo Credit: SeanXu (iStock).

3. Become a Ski Instructor

Pick up a part-time job at your local ski resort for the winter season. Hit the slopes and make some money this winter by picking up a seasonal job in ticket sales or working as a ski or snowboard instructor. This is one part-time job you won’t regret!

Ski Photo Credit: oneinchpunch (iStock).

Photo Credit: oneinchpunch (iStock).

4. Cash in Your Gear

Make money selling your used gear including bikes, skis, snowboards, camping, hiking, and all things outdoors. Whether you have no use for the gear anymore or you’re just looking to upgrade, selling used equipment to outdoor consignment stores or on your local Facebook Marketplace is a convenient and easy way to make money in Colorado.

Outdoor Gear Photo Credit: przemekklos (iStock).

Photo Credit: przemekklos (iStock).

5. Become a Tour Guide

Get paid to explore by becoming a local tour guide. As a local in Colorado, you could be earning a living showing tourists around local attractions. In addition to making money off guided tours, you’ll get to the opportunity to enjoy epic mountain views all day long.

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Living in the mountains certainly has it’s perks, especially with these 5 simple and easy ways to make money in Colorado.