New to the area, visiting, or just looking for fun things to do?
Some cautions for newbies and visitors:
(2) Layers, layers, layers! The weather in one spot can change drastically in minutes, and if you're going up and down the mountains the changes can be even more drastic. Layers are your best bet. Snow in summer is not uncommon!
Winter sports, summer sports, mines, ghost towns, ghosts, rodeos, stampedes, dude ranches, onroad, offroad, high places, walking, running, hiking, biking, eating, drinking, camping, luxury hotels and resorts, festivals, national areas (parks, monument, memorials, recreation, historic, etc.), offbeat attractions, trains, and so on. You name it, Colorado probably has it! Here are a few teasers, for even more check out Colorado.com!
No, this has nothing to do with the state-level legalization of marijuana. High places, we have so many from which to choose. Great for driving, riding, biking, climbing, hiking, running, even boarding; you'll find quite the mix of locomotion methods going up and down.
Colorado is chock full (overview map) of national parks, preserves, monuments, memorials, trails, heritage areas, recration areas, and historic sites.
On road or off road, in 2wd or 4wd, with two, three, or four wheels, Colorado has a scenic drive for you! Some of our favorites not already mentioned elsewhere in the Colorado offerings ...
Colorado has its fair share of trains still running which have historic significance and heck, the scenery's not bad either! Here's an overview map I'm putting together for personal use (and not just of Colorado trains).