Colorado Articles and Trip Ideas

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

National Park Profile: 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

What to Wear in Colorado: The Basics

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

Colorado Basics: Geocaching

When GPS spread to the masses in the early 2000s, a few techno-geeks with a travel bug started to... more

Colorado Adventure Tours

If you yearn to explore the Colorado outdoors, but are hesitant to wander the wide blue yonder on... more

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... more

Hidden Colorado Gem: Zapata Falls

Snowmelt from the Sangre de Cristo Mountains flows through a thirsty landscape across the San Luis... more

Colorado State Park Profile: Golden Gate Canyon State Park

Golden Gate Canyon State Park is one of the closest state parks to the greater Denver area,... more

Rocky Mountain National Park Itinerary

Estes Park and neighboring Rocky Mountain National Park are two of Colorado's top destinations for... more

Go Local in Boulder

Playfully referred to as the People's Republic of Boulder, this city nestled in the foothills of... more

Hidden Colorado Gem: Hovenweep National Monument

Tucked in Colorado’s southwest corner west of Cortez, Hovenweep National Monument protects six... more

Summer in Colorado Ski Towns

Colorado’s mountain towns are known worldwide as an incredible wintertime paradise for skiers and... more

5 Things to Do in Colorado Before Summer's Over

When summer winds down in Colorado and you're looking for things to do, check out these five... more

Hidden Colorado Gem: Blue Lake in the Rawah Wilderness

If you’re looking for pure Colorado wilderness, put this sweet spot on northern Colorado's Front... more