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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 Basics: How to Snowshoe & Cross-Country Ski

    Snowshoeing is sport that just about anyone can learn quickly (including children), and snowshoeing has the wonderful advantage of allowing you to access wintry, often untouched Colorado terrain, where it tends to be quiet and wildlife sightings...

  • Colorado State Park Profile: Lory State Park

    Just a 15-minute drive (or hilly bike ride) from downtown Fort Collins, Lory State Park is one of the northern Front Range’s most beloved recreational areas — perhaps because its menu of activities is a feast for the many outdoor lovers who call...

  • 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 Nordic Centers: Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing

    Colorado’s more than 20 Nordic centers are a sure way to get on the snow quickly and start discovering the state’s winter wonderland. Many of the centers are near or connected to Colorado’s ski areas and resorts, but there are also ranches, clubs...

  • 5 Colorado State Parks Perfect for Winter

    Beckoning with untouched powder stashes and framed in bluer-than-blue skies (it’s true — air at higher altitudes contains less water vapor, leading to brighter hues above), Colorado’s 42 state parks offer a refreshing, adventurous winter menu.