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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!

  • 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...

  • Quick Guide to Colorado National Parks

    Colorado's four National Parks — Rocky Mountain, Mesa Verde, Great Sand Dunes and Black Canyon of the Gunnison — are home to some of the world's most wondrous and diverse scenery. The National Parks in Colorado are also packed with things to see...

  • Summer Activities at Colorado Ski Resorts

    Coloradans like to play in thin air, where the charming lack of oxygen makes us feel thinner, smarter and better looking than we do at the lower altitudes. For that reason, the same sky-high Colorado ski resorts that bring us thrilling adventure...

  • Colorado Dog Sledding Rides

    Driven by a team of powerful yet gentle huskies, experience the sublime joy of gliding quietly over smooth trails through peaceful glades of aspens and pines, taking in views that Colorado is famous for on a wooden dog sled, where you're snuggled...

  • 8 Ways to Experience Colorado History

    These eight history experiences, from museums to dude ranches to walking tours are the perfect Colorado history primer.

  • Colorado Farm Stays

    Colorado farms and ranches are opening their doors to travelers looking for genuine experiences that can include a range of non-required activities from cheese-making to picking dinner’s veggies, butchery classes to group picnics and shoeing horses...

  • Historic Colorado Hotels

    Like a little history served alongside your Colorado hotel stay? These storied hotels — and they are all packed with stories — preserve their turn-of-the-century charm while still offering all the modern amenities the current century’s vacationers...

  • 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 locales that really shine in warm weather. Catch them while they're hot to ensure you're making the most of living in our gorgeous state.

  • Ranger Programs at the Colorado National Monument

    These are the types of questions the rangers at the Colorado National Monument, located in the western part of the state near Grand Junction and Fruita, are happy to answer: Is it just me, or is that humongous boulder defying gravity? How were...

  • Colorado Mine Tours & Gold Rush Towns

    Colorado's gold mines tell the stories of early explorers, fur trappers and prospectors who came here in search of treasure after hearing tales of rivers overflowing with gold rocks free for the taking!