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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 Restaurant Bites: Elk Tenderloin at Tennessee Pass Cookhouse

    A day spent playing in Colorado’s highest reaches and deepest forests calls for a hearty, soul-warming meal. That’s where the rustic Tennessee Pass Cookhouse comes in.

  • Colorado Winter Rides: Dog Sleds, Sleighs, Snowmobiles & More

    It wouldn’t be a Colorado winter without finding yourself laughing in the cool air on one of the following joyrides, some of the best things to do in winter.

  • Colorado Nordic Centers: Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing

    Colorado’s more than 20 Nordic centers are a sure way to get on the snow quickly and start discovering the state’s winter wonderland. Many of the centers are near or connected to Colorado’s ski areas and resorts, but there are also ranches, clubs...

  • Beginner Snowshoeing Tips in Colorado

    A simple pair of snowshoes can launch you into a Colorado winter wonderland with thickets of snow-laden trees, silent white meadows and trails running parallel to frozen creeks. More than 20 Colorado Nordic centers, 41-plus state parks and 11...

  • Colorado's Best Snowshoeing Trails

    As long as there’s snow on the ground, you can snowshoe almost anywhere in Colorado where you’d normally take a hike. You don’t need to have years of training or spend much money, if any, if you’ve already got the gear (and rentals are very...

  • Top Winter Beers at Colorado's Craft Breweries

    One of the most glorious and distinct harbingers of winter in Colorado is the appearance of seasonal beers. Winter is the time to take advantage of flavors such as roasted malts, chocolate, pepper spice and caramel. Below are a few winter warmers...

  • 6 of Colorado's Best Lakes for Ice Fishing

    Ice fishing in Colorado has grown in popularity in recent years, with many hearty winter fishers investing in portable fishing shelters, electronic fish locators and use of several types of bait (consult a local tackle shop for best bait...

  • Winter Golf in Colorado

    Snow may be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Colorado in the winter or spring. But there's much more to do here than winter sports. In fact, several of the best golf courses in Colorado are open year-round, and others stay open...

  • Colorado Ski School: Learn to Ski & Snowboard in Colorado

    Colorado ski areas offer acclaimed ski-school learning programs that are the perfect springboard to a life-long love affair with the slopes. Whether you’ve tried skiing or snowboarding a few times or you want to make that inaugural Colorado...

  • Cozy Colorado Winter B&B Getaways

    If waking up to snowflakes falling gently outside your window and staying nestled by the fire while breakfast is served right to you sounds like your kind of vacation, then we’ve got an idea for you. Throughout the state, there are many bed and...