Colorado Articles and Trip Ideas

Garden of the Gods: 6 Fun Things to Do

Garden of the Gods is one of Colorado’s most popular — and free! — attractions. Located right in... more

Rocky Mountain National Park Turns 100

In January 1915, Woodrow Wilson signed the act that welcomed Rocky Mountain into the national park... more

Royal Gorge: Things to See & Do

The Royal Gorge is one of the most popular attractions in Colorado, inviting everyone from road-... more

Pikes Peak: Things to See & Do

Pikes Peak, called America’s Mountain for its summit’s role inspiring Katharine Lee Bates to pen “... more

8 Winter Activities in Colorado’s State & National Parks

Wintertime in Colorado is not only synonymous with downhill skiing. In fact, locals and seasoned... more

Red Rocks Amphitheatre: 5 Things to See & Do

From fossil hunting to yoga at 6,450 feet, concerts are only the beginning of the fun at the iconic... more

5 Glorious Colorado Hiking Trails

Summertime means hiking time. When the snow melts in Colorado, the beauty that lies beneath is... more

Translating Colorado: 14ers, Continental Divide, Four Corners & More

Coloradans have a funny way of saying lots of things. Here’s a short list of terms to know that... more

11 Colorado Waterfalls

Waterfalls are one of the best side effects of a Colorado hike. They might be tiny, whispy ones... more

What are 14ers?

Colorado has 58 mountain peaks exceeding 14,000 feet (known as "fourteeners" or "14ers" locally... more

Great Sand Dunes National Park

Sink into the highest mountains of sand in North America. Nestled in a spot where the Sangre de... more

Get Outside: 10 Magical Moments on Colorado's Public Lands

There are so many opportunities to get outside and explore Colorado's national forests, national... more

Hidden Colorado Gem: Devil's Causeway

Those who have stepped foot on the Devil’s Causeway have been known to utter words along the lines... more

Colorado Hidden Gem: Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge

Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge is the hidden gem that travelers’ dream of. Located in an... more

Fun Facts: Colorado's National Parks by the Numbers

Colorado’s four National Parks are a showcase of the state’s most dramatic landscapes. Explore... more

Hidden Colorado Gem: Zapata Falls

Snowmelt from the Sangre de Cristo Mountains flows through a thirsty landscape across the San Luis... more

99 Gorgeous Places in Colorado: Part 3, The Hidden Gems

In the last of three stories about Colorado’s iconic outdoor places, we’ve rounded up (in no... more

99 Gorgeous Places in Colorado: Part 2, The Local Favorites

In the second of three stories about Colorado’s iconic outdoor places, we’ve rounded up (in no... more

99 Gorgeous Places in Colorado: Part 1, The Postcard Places

In the first of three stories about Colorado’s iconic outdoor places, we’ve rounded up 33 of the... more

Best Red Rocks Shows of All Time

Red Rocks Amphitheatre just outside Denver and Golden in Morrison is one of the world’s most... more