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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!

  • 9 Colorado Summer Cool Downs

    How best to cool off after a day in the Colorado summer sun? From alpine lakes to rushing rivers to water parks, we’ve got more than 2,000 splash-worthy watering holes and tons of ways to beat the heat with these summer activities and family...

  • Colorado Summer Recreation: Thrill Rides

    Don’t limit yourself to touring by car during your Colorado summer vacation — there are so many more exciting ways to explore! Thousands of miles of mountain trails, exhilarating stretches of whitewater and clear blue skies are waiting to give you...

  • Complete Guide to Whitewater Rafting in Colorado

    Each spring, gravity and sunshine draw Colorado’s beloved winter snow down from the high country and into Colorado rivers for some of the country’s most amazing whitewater rafting adventures.

  • Dinosaur National Monument

    On the northwestern edge of Colorado in Dinosaur National Monument, a 2,500-foot gash known as the Yampa River Canyon winds through sky-scraping red-sandstone cliffs that was virtually unexplored until 1928.

  • 6 River Canyons for Colorado Whitewater Rafting

    Whitewater rafting is a must-do activity in Colorado. Each spring, gravity and sunshine draw Colorado’s beloved winter snow down from the high country and into the state’s river-carved canyons. Get ready to paddle some of Colorado's best rivers!

  • Colorado's Ultimate 3-Day Arkansas River Rafting Trip

    Cutting through central Colorado canyons and dropping 5,000 feet in the first 125 miles, the Arkansas is one of the nation’s most popular rafting rivers. The following three-day itinerary offers up the most continuous whitewater in the state,...