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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!

  • Colorado Sleigh Rides

    Colorado sleigh rides mean warm, snuggly blankets, crisp, winter air and the gentle jingle of bells tinkling to the rhythmic stride of strapping horses. They also mean elegant dinners, lush local Colorado wines, convivial conversation, roaring...

  • Pure Powder: Snowmobiling in Colorado

    Each winter, Colorado’s high country opens up once again to snowmobilers buzzing across trails and fields of powder in the crisp, dry, winter air. Everything from family-friendly jaunts to high-speed adventures are available in Colorado’s snowy...

  • 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...

  • Winter Vacation Ideas: Colorado's Western Roots

    Though you can dig into Colorado's Wild West past any time of year, the arrival of January's National Western Stock Show, museum exhibits and saloons serving up core-warming tonics make winter prime time to saddle up to Colorado history.

  • Top Ski Resorts for Families in Colorado

    All of Colorado ski resorts make for amazing family vacations. From magical events to ski trails just for kids and more, your family is sure to find a perfect winter escape. Here are a few options for families looking to create lasting memories in...

  • Night Activities at Colorado Ski Resorts

    The playful spirit of Colorado's 25 ski resorts doesn’t fade with the sun during winter vacations — in fact, that’s exactly when ski towns come alive all across the state indoors and out. It can be hard to resist the allure of a well-lighted...

  • Colorado Ski Resorts: America’s Best Skiing & Riding

    If the Rocky Mountains are Colorado’s defining geographic feature, skiing and snowboarding must be its signature activities. Colorado is, after all, the number one destination for skiing in North America. Home to 25 ski areas and resorts, Colorado...

  • Colorado Winter Resorts with Fabulous Amenities

    Everyone knows that Colorado has unparalleled skiing terrain, but it’s easy to overlook those extra-special amenities that put a stamp on an unforgettable vacation. From upscale shopping and mountain-top dining to extravagant family activities and...

  • Colorado Basics: 5 Tips for Dressing like a Coloradan

    The first rule to dressing like a Coloradan is preparing for any activity or weather event. Thanks to its great ranges in elevation, Coloradans can ski at Breckenridge during the day and then indulge in a craft beer on a Denver patio in 80-degree...

  • Ouray: Colorado's Ice-Climbing Capital

    For more than a decade, rock climbers have been discovering the joys and challenges of winter climbs on vertical walls of frozen water. Summer's rushing waterfalls become playgrounds for Colorado ice climbing each winter.