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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!

  • 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 at any altitude. Claim your share of our mild weather by getting outside and exploring every corner of the state, where there's no end of summer...

  • Pedal The Plains Colorado Bike Tour

    "The race for the rest of us," Colorado's Pedal The Plains is a light-hearted September road-cycling trek through the state's swaying, expansive eastern plains with plenty of fun on and off the bike for cyclists of all skill levels.

  • 6 Ways Colorado Biking is Best

    It takes ample amounts of black top, singletrack, sunshine and friendly people to create a bikers’ paradise to match Colorado. Lively Colorado biking communities ensure that events abound spring through autumn and that road-biking and trail-riding...

  • Colorado Extreme Races

    Colorado practically begs you to get outside and take advantage of all it has to offer. It’s also a great place for serious athletes to challenge themselves to ascend ever-greater heights — literally.

  • 5 Fall Bike Rides in Colorado

    Heavenly Colorado temperatures, quaking aspen melodies and mountainous landscapes saturated with fiery reds, oranges and yellows are just some of the benefits from tuning up your bike this fall. All across Colorado, fall pedal pushers get up close...

  • USA Pro Challenge in Colorado

    The USA Pro Challenge is looking toward its fourth year, and cycling lovers loving it for the excitement and attention it brings to their beloved sport — and for how it shows off Colorado’s spectacular topography.

  • 5 Challenging Colorado Road-Biking Routes

    Colorado is home to some of the world's most scenic high-altitude drives and byways, which means it also lures road bikers to its hundreds of miles of scenic roadways. Below are a handful of Colorado's best and most popular road-bike rides for...

  • Colorado Summer Bike Races

    Cyclists around the world over look forward to Colorado’s bike-racing season. The physical challenge of our lofty altitude (ideal for bragging rights) combines with amazing alpine views for a cycler’s dream destination. With the success of the...

  • Biker's Paradise: Fruita & the Colorado National Monument

    For the kind of cycling fanatic that travels with more than one bike, the far western part of the state offers up a perfect convergence of two-wheel of opportunities. Experience the mountains, high desert, sheer cliffs and plateaus with a Fruita...

  • 2 Days in the Roaring Fork Valley: Aspen, Glenwood Springs, Snowmass & More

    Spend a weekend in the Roaring Fork Valley mountain towns of Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, Aspen and Snowmass. From its confluence with the Colorado River at the mouth of Glenwood Canyon to its beginnings near Independence Pass, the Roaring Fork...