For those who love fitness and fun in Colorado's beautiful outdoors, this itinerary is for you. Work up a sweat in the morning at some unique Colorado locations and then unwind in the afternoons and evenings in Brighton, Greeley, Fort Collins, Estes Park, Loveland, Boulder, Golden and Denver.
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Traverse this 21-mile paved pathway for scenic recreation opportunities like walking, running, cycling and more. Stop at informational signs marking historical sites and educational opportunities along the way.
Hop on the road and drive a little under an hour to downtown Greeley.
Drive from Greeley to downtown Fort Collins and then take a little walking tour of the neighborhoods to stretch your legs.
At 5,430-feet in elevation, Horsetooth Reservoir sits on acres and acres of public land waiting for you to hike. Snap photos as the sun begins to rise of the rock formations and glistening water.
Take a walk around Lake Loveland or don your swimsuit and walk into the shimmering water.
Buy a lock, write your names on it and attach it to this bright red, metal LOVE sculpture. This way you'll always be able to visit Loveland and remember the love.
Explore miles upon miles of scenic trails through pristine wilderness with rugged mountain and Cache La Poudre River views.
Experience the adrenaline-pumping action of jumping out of a plane and viewing the Rocky Mountains from above as you free fall from 17,500 feet in the air.
Drive to Estes Park, where you'll spend the rest of the day.
Shopping in Estes Park takes on a festival feeling as you stroll up and down the street, peeking into small shops where each one offers something different. Browse an amazing variety of goods from handcrafted Southwestern arts to unique giftware and fine apparel.
Immerse yourself in the same rich story of the historic Stanley Hotel... After dark! This 75 minute walking tour will introduce you to Mr. F.O. Stanley, his wife Flora, Stephen King, and other noteworthy visitors of last 110 years.
Don't forget to turn off in Nederland so you end your journey in Boulder for lunch.
Experience the best of Boulder with a two-hour e-bike city tour. Other tour types include a weekly farm tour, plus scenic mountain-bike and road-bike trips.
Summit Flagstaff on a 5.4-mile trail via Gregory Canyon so you can see downtown Boulder and colorful wildflowers if they're blooming.
Get on the road and speed down to Golden.
Walk through historic downtown Golden for views of Clear Creek and a shot with the iconic sign.
Run up and down the bright red rocks or take off on one of the many trails that surround the amphitheater.
From Red Rocks, drive to downtown Denver for even more fun.
Step inside this exquisitely restored ticketing office in Union Station for a delicious craft beer. Patrons are now able to step up to the window to purchase a brew from the extensive draft-beer collection.