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The 26 scenic byways of Colorado connect the dots between historic sites and acres of majestic scenery that span red-rock canyons, the peaks of the Rocky Mountains and sun-kissed prairies.

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Los Caminos Antiguos
Mystic San Luis Valley

Los Caminos Antiguos byway explores the wide and flat expanse of the valley floor that served as a gateway into Colorado for Spanish explorers arriving from the south. As a result, the state’s oldest …

Lariat Loop
Denver & Cities of the Rockies

Taking its name from the old Lariat Trail, this route rises 2,000 feet from the historic downtown of Golden to the top of Lookout Mountain. Famous for its connection to Coors Brewery, the town of …