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!

  • 12 Colorado Beer and Food Pairings

    Colorado’s reputation as a top producer of stellar craft brews goes hand in hand with our growing status as a culinary trendsetter. From the annual sell-out at Denver’s Great American Beer Festival — the largest domestic beer festival in the United...

  • Colorado Winter Getaways

    Coloradans leave hibernation to the bears in the wintertime, for our state has cold-season activities to satisfy the likes of every traveler. Whether you’re headed to Colorado to shred some serious powder, bond with gal pals or frolic with the...

  • Colorado Indoor Winter Activities

    Shake off the cold air and warm up with our 10 suggestions for indoor fun in Colorado.

  • Fat Biking in Colorado

    Colorado consistently ranks as one of the healthiest states in America. It is no surprise, then, that Coloradans have gone bananas for a new outdoor winter activity that sounds insane to those in less active climes: fat biking. This snow-season...

  • Colorado Cabins for Winter: Where to Stay & Play

    Colorado’s cabins provide convenient access to the best winter outdoor activities and all the comforts of home, plus potential perks such as private hot tubs, hearty meals and one-of-a-kind Western hospitality.

  • 8 Winter Activities in Colorado’s State & National Parks

    Wintertime in Colorado is not only synonymous with downhill skiing. In fact, locals and seasoned travelers understand that the winter solstice renders the ideal conditions for exploring public parks.

  • Colorado Basics: How to Snowshoe & Cross-Country Ski

    Snowshoeing is sport that just about anyone can learn quickly (including children), and snowshoeing has the wonderful advantage of allowing you to access wintry, often untouched Colorado terrain, where it tends to be quiet and wildlife sightings...

  • Mountain-Top Dining in Colorado

    With our snow-drenched valleys, charming ski towns and cozy mountain resorts, it’s hard to deny: wintertime is magical in Colorado. Continue the experience well into the evening with dinner at one of these alpine restaurants, which can be reached...

  • Colorado's Hottest Hot Springs for Winter

    Whether you’re looking to soothe tired muscles after a day of skiing or just enjoy some peace and quiet, these Colorado hot springs are a great bet for a relaxing winter retreat. Check out our Quick Guide to 22 Colorado Hot Springs for more ideas.

  • Snow Tubing & Sledding in Colorado

    When Coloradans aren’t out skiing or snowboarding, they’re getting a giggle-inducing thrill of a different sort — one experienced while zooming down a hill on an inner tube or sled at the speed of light. Here are four places in Colorado to snow...