Colorado Trip Ideas

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  • 12 Colorado Beer and Food Pairings

    Colorado’s reputation as a top producer of stellar craft brews goes hand in hand with our growing status as a culinary trendsetter. From the annual sell-out at Denver’s Great American Beer Festival — the largest domestic beer festival in the United...

  • From Seed to Sip: Colorado’s Best Beer, Wine and Distillery Tours

    Colorado has a remarkable collection of 45 distilleries, more than 200 breweries and 108 wineries (and counting!), and each one has its own characteristics that will vie to make it your favorite. Why you should go: free tastings, an understanding of...

  • Colorado Tasting Tour

    From strolling in tidy rows of vineyards to gazing at ruby-red cherries at the farmers’ market, it’s easy to see why Coloradans are inspired to eat local. Savor the best of Colorado beer, wine, spirits and signature dishes.

  • Battle for Colorado's Official Drink: Beer, Wine & Spirits

    Colorado may be known for its brews, both craft and big-name (those waterfalls in Coors’ marketing really are in Colorado), but our wine and spirits industries are hot on the brewers’ heels.

  • Free Activities Along Colorado’s Scenic Byways

    All you need is a car and map to begin exploring Colorado’s scenic and historic byways. These scenic drives pass by several free attractions that provide opportunities to stretch your legs and learn more about Colorado history and landscape.

  • Summer in Colorado Ski Towns

    Colorado’s mountain towns are known worldwide as an incredible wintertime paradise for skiers and snowboarders, but in summer, the same high-altitude ski towns become gorgeous playgrounds for hiking, cycling, camping, fishing, boating, golfing, ...

  • Colorado Breweries: Defining the Craft

    Colorado’s craft brewing heritage and reputation as the country’s ground zero for small-batch artisan breweries make us the envy of beer-loving residents of other states.

  • See for Free: Colorado Brewery, Winery & Distillery Tours

    Home to more than 230 breweries, 100 wineries and 54 distilleries and counting, Colorado's ground zero for locally produced libations. Tours and tastings at these great Colorado breweries, wineries and distilleries and many more across the state...

  • Winter in Colorado Ski Towns for Non-Skiers

    So maybe you’re not the “skier-type,” and there’s no shame in that. Or, maybe your legs will be feeling like Jell-O for a week after one aggressive day of hitting the slopes. Home to towns like Breckenridge, Vail, Beaver Creek, Aspen, Winter Park,...

  • Colorado Views & Brews: 1 Day in Greeley & Fort Collins

    With prairieland sprawling to the east and lush and rugged mountains jutting skyward to the west, Greeley and Fort Collins are booming college towns whose proud heritage have spawned two of the most genuine destinations in Colorado.