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5 Can't Miss Cities

Denver 

Boulder 

Durango

Colorado Springs

Aspen

Adventures

Skiing/Snowboarding 

Climbing

White Water Rafting

Hiking

Mountain Biking

Off Roading

National Parks

Rocky Mountain National Park

Great Sand Dunes National Park

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Mesa Verde National Park

Top Tourist Attractions

Pikes Peak

Garden of the Gods

Glenwood Hot Springs

Mount Evans

Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Highest and Lowest Points

Mt. Elbert – 14,440 ft above sea level

Arkansas River – 3,315 ft above sea level

Highly Photographed Points

The Maroon Bells

Hanging Lake

The Flat Irons

Telluride

Zapata Falls 

Famous Food

Johnson’s Corner: Cinnamon Rolls

The Fort: Rocky Mountain Oysters

El Taco de Mexico: Smothered Chile Relleno Burrito 

Any market or fruit stand: Palisade Peaches, Olathe Sweet Corn, Rocky Ford Cantaloupe

Biker Jim’s Gourmet Dogs: Elk or Bison dog

Flagstaff House

Buckhorn Exchange

Casa Bonita: The Sopapillas

 

Known For

Craft Beer (over 180) most well known is Coors. 

Outdoor enthusiasts 

14ers

Marijuana

John Denver 

The Lumineers

OneRepublic 

The Fray

Green Chili

The Shining (filmed at the Stanley Hotel)

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (filmed throughout Coloraddo) 

Must See Festivals and Events

Frozen Dead Guy Day

Chile and Frijoles Festival

Pike’s Peak Marathon

Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Crested Butte Wildflower Festival

Winter X-Games 

Denver’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Cinco de Mayo Festival

 

Backpacking and Thru Hiking Trails

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