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!

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Colorado Creative Districts

    Seven Colorado communities brimming with galleries, artists in residence and special arts events have recently been designated official state Creative Districts. Find out why Denver's Art District on Santa Fe, Corazón de Trinidad, North Fork Valley...

  • Top Places to Fish in Colorado

    In cold or warm weather and everything in between, Colorado boasts 6,000 miles of fishable rivers and streams and prosperous fishing locales that offer views of craggy peaks, blue skies and translucent waters. The state has 2,000 lakes and...

  • 8 Ways to Experience Colorado History

    These eight history experiences, from museums to dude ranches to walking tours are the perfect Colorado history primer.

  • Pair Colorado Wineries & Byways

    Combine two favorite activities with a trip along Colorado byways that offer stops at several of the state's wineries for tours and to stock up on local vintages. If you plan to taste the wines, be sure to designate a sober driver.

  • 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.