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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!

  • More Colorado Drives Perfect for Fall

    Fall drives to see brilliant changing leaves are a Colorado right of passage. Set against a backdrop of a blue Colorado sky and the dramatic colors, these four routes are beautiful and sometimes a little quirky — look out for a fake glacier, a...

  • 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...

  • 10 Places to See Colorado's Fall Color

    In the fall, Colorado is transformed into a natural arena of shimmering colors, with the state’s signature gold Aspen trees serving as the main act. These 10 trip ideas will point you in the direction of shimmering yellows, oranges and reds this...

  • Fall Festivals in Colorado

    At the first hint of changing aspen leaves and scarf-worthy temperatures, Coloradans begin celebrating fall. Plan a weekend getaway around these festivals to usher in Colorado fall in grand style. For more, check out our Colorado events calendar.

  • 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.

  • 5 Amazing Things to Do at Red Rocks

    From fossil hunting to yoga at 6,450 feet, concerts are only the beginning of the fun at the iconic amphitheater and park.

  • 8 More Ways to Experience Colorado History

    Learning about the history of your destination makes the place come alive — with old stories and clues that give context and meaning to your travels.