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Colorado Trip Ideas

The articles below offer great vacation ideas and things to do in Colorado. Use the Category drop-down menu to sort the articles by topics you're interested in. Get started planning your amazing Colorado vacation today!

  • Colorado Farmers' Markets: What's Fresh This Summer

    The rising popularity of farm-to-table cuisine has had a delightful effect on Colorado's farmers' markets: They've grown in number rapidly. Nearly 100 of these locavore hot spots now dot the state's landscape, giving you tons of opportunities to...

  • Colorado Wine Trails & Tasting Rooms

    Colorado’s wine industry, more than 110 producers strong, offers settings and wine-tasting rooms like no other wine region in the world. Colorado's unparalleled natural beauty is luring up-and-coming wineries, and for those looking for the next big...

  • Harvest Fun: Fall Farm Activities in Colorado

    When harvest season nears, Colorado’s farms swing open their gates for agritourism and fall fun in the fields. Load up the whole family for wallet-friendly learnin’, pickin’ and eatin’ — all the while supporting local growers and businesses.

  • Colorado Farm-to-Table Restaurants: Q&A With an Organic Chef

    Colorado’s restaurants embodied the locally grown, fresh-food movement long before it was popular, and rest of the world has finally started to notice what our chefs are bringing to the table. We asked one of the most celebrated, who has his own...

  • Fine Wine to Fossils: A Grand Junction-Area Itinerary

    The area around Grand Junction and Palisade has made a name for itself as the heart of Colorado wine country. But vino is just one of the region’s great qualities. Nearby are thousands of miles of hiking and mountain-biking trails, phenomenal...

  • Unexpected Flavors: Beyond Wine in Colorado's Wine Country

    Colorado’s Grand Valley has the largest concentration of vineyards and wineries in the state, but there’s so much more to taste than wine. Spend a summer day in the family farms and orchards near Palisade and Grand Junction to savor the other...