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

Pikes Peak: Things to See & Do

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

5 Colorado Hikes and Hot Springs

There’s no better reward for muscles tired from a high-altitude workout than a soak in one of... more

5 Popular & Easy Day Hikes in Colorado

Choosing a Colorado hiking trail is no easy task — with millions of acres of wilderness, it's hard... more

8 Ways to Love Colorado in Summer

The forecast for summer vacation in Colorado calls for big blue skies in the day and cool evenings... more

11 Colorado Waterfalls

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

Quick Guide to Colorado National Parks

Colorado's four National Parks — Rocky Mountain, Mesa Verde, Great Sand Dunes and Black Canyon of... more

5 Colorado Wildflower Hikes

Colorado's alpine meadows are home to some of the country's most vibrant and colorful collections... more

Summer Activities at Colorado Ski Resorts

Coloradans like to play in thin air, where the charming lack of oxygen makes us feel thinner,... more

What are 14ers?

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

Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado

Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most popular national parks in the United... 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

Hidden Colorado Gem: Grand Mesa Lakes

At 800 square miles, northwest Colorado’s Grand Mesa is one of the largest flat-top mountains in... more

Colorado Basics: Birding

Nothing quite captures the essence of an area than the birds that inhabit it. For those of you... more

Hidden Colorado Gem: Venable & Comanche Trails Loop

The Venable–Comanche Trail loop south of Westcliffe is one of the best ways to see the distinctive... more

Colorado Basics: 5 Tips for Dressing like a Coloradan

The first rule to dressing like a Coloradan is preparing for any activity or weather event. Thanks... more