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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 State Park Profile: Eleven Mile State Park

    Just outside Pike National Forest in south-central Colorado, you’ll find Eleven Mile State Park, an outdoor recreation area that is well known for its Gold Medal fishing, backcountry camping and big-game hunting.

  • Camping in Colorado: The Basics

    Thousands of campsites in Colorado are at the ready to help visitors experience the grandeur of the state's wilderness areas. With so many campground locations, it’s easy to find a tranquil spot to get back to basics and revisit the simplicity of...

  • Colorado State Park Profile: John Martin Reservoir State Park

    Experience southeast Colorado’s high-desert plains, where sweeping grasslands, vast blue skies and sleepy towns lead the way to John Martin Reservoir State Park. This remote retreat offers an abundance of wildlife and outdoor recreation, as well as...

  • Colorado Hut Trips for Cross-Country Skiing & Snowshoeing

    Hut trips are one of the best ways to experience the true essence of Colorado high-country winter, and several organizations offer a variety of huts for the cross-country skiing or snowshoeing — the perfect reward at the end of an invigorating day...

  • Colorado State Park Profile: Vega State Park

    Vega State Park, one of 42 Colorado State Parks, is a playground on Colorado's Western Slope. In the mountains above the historic town of Collbran lies Vega State Park — a year-round activity-packed gem nestled on the northwestern edge of Grand...

  • Volunteer Tourism in Colorado: Trail Repair Organizations

    Voluntourism or volunteer tourism is a growing vacation trend nationwide, and Colorado voluntourism opportunities in particular have a distinct advantage: Not only is your vacation a feel-good experience, you also get to see some Colorado's most...

  • 3 Easy RV Trips in Colorado

    Coloardo is RV-vacation country. A love of road trips, roughin’ it with loved ones or that perfect high-country sunset — whatever motivates you to get behind the wheel of your own RC, take it to the road and seek out Colorado’s most inspiring...

  • Quick Guide to Colorado's Pawnee National Grassland

    What is now a sea of grass and sky called Pawnee National Grassland was once littered with hopeful frontier families foraging westward in humble wagons. The Homestead Act brought around six million settlers to the West's plains by 1890, but harsh...

  • 10 Amazing Colorado Campsites

    If you're looking to escape city life — or just everyday life — look no further than Colorado's campgrounds. With terrain as varied as Colorado's, it's important to pick your Colorado camping destination with both scenery and activities in mind....