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145 Ways to Celebrate Colorado: Spring & Summer

On Aug. 1, 2021, the state of Colorado turns 145 years old! In honor of that, we’ve come up with 145 ways to celebrate — whether you prefer to adventure in the great outdoors, immerse yourself in history and culture or hit up locally loved eateries and drinkeries.

The Balcony House at Mesa Verde National Park
The Balcony House at Mesa Verde National Park
FIBArk Whitewater Festival
FIBArk Whitewater Festival
Sand sledding at Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
Sand sledding at Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
Wildflowers in Crested Butte
Wildflowers in Crested Butte
Dancers at Denver's Cinco de Mayo Festival
Dancers at Denver's Cinco de Mayo Festival
The Pawnee Buttes
The Pawnee Buttes

Find the other half of the list and explore ways to celebrate Colorado’s birthday in fall and winter >>

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Summer

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