Colorado Articles and Trip Ideas

Rocky Mountain National Park Turns 100

In January 1915, Woodrow Wilson signed the act that welcomed Rocky Mountain into the national park... more

8 Winter Activities in Colorado’s State & National Parks

Wintertime in Colorado is not only synonymous with downhill skiing. In fact, locals and seasoned... more

Wildlife Viewing Experiences in Colorado

Colorado’s mountains, forests, plains, rivers and mesas harbor 960 different wildlife species.... more

Colorado Lakes

Colorado may be landlocked, but that doesn’t mean we lack shoreline. With a large collection of... more

5 Glorious Colorado Hiking Trails

Summertime means hiking time. When the snow melts in Colorado, the beauty that lies beneath is... 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

Quick Guide to Colorado National Parks

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

Colorado Lakeside Lodging

There’s no summer memory better than those spent “at the lake.” Colorado's lakeside retreats are... more

9 Colorado Summer Cool Downs

How best to cool off after a day in the Colorado summer sun? From alpine lakes to rushing rivers... more

Fun Facts: Colorado's National Parks by the Numbers

Colorado’s four National Parks are a showcase of the state’s most dramatic landscapes. Explore... 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

5 Unforgettable RV Parks in Colorado

There’s so much to discover in an RV rambling along Colorado’s scenic roadways, which are dotted... 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

7 Incredible Horseback Riding Trips in Colorado

Experience Colorado like the early explorers did, when horses were the fastest way to get from... more

Colorado's Best Beaches

Lather up with sunscreen and bring your umbrellas this summer for swimming at Colorado’s best... more

Hidden Colorado Gem: Zapata Falls

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