The largest city on Colorado's Western Slope, Grand Junction sprawls across the Grand Valley, an area of the state that packs a punch for those seeking adventure and local flavors.
The trails around Delta and Paonia are just being discovered as a mountain biker's dream setting thanks to terrain that various in altitude, geography, geology and length, as well as a hidden-gem feel.
Thanks to the invention of the mountain bike and an abundance of fun, flows trails for all types of riders, Fruita is gaining much-deserved recognition as an outdoor paradise.
If the awe-inspiring backdrop of the Rocky Mountains and the Flatirons didn’t give it away, we’re telling you now: Boulder is a paradise for outdoor lovers and fresh-air fiends.
The magic of unwinding in a steaming hot spring as snowflakes fall from the sky is one of the greatest joys of winter in Colorado. Hop on the Colorado Historic Hot Springs Loop to discover some of the state’s best winter soaking locales — and spend your time in between dips enjoying some quintessential cold-season activities.
Go off the beaten path for an ultimate winter getaway in (and between) Crested Butte and Gunnison, where cozy accommodations and fresh snow are waiting.
A self-contained ski resort, Copper Mountain resembles a small village. Its base houses unique restaurants, a cozy shopping plaza and plenty to do on and off the slopes.
While downhillers know Breckenridge for its pristine slopes, the mountain enclave offers a bounty of activities for those who don't want to ski or board, including sledding, sleigh rides and a robust roster of cultural attractions.
Thick forests and the good old Colorado work-hard, play-harder attitude define mountainous Grand County, home to Winter Park, Grand Lake, Granby, Kremmling and Hot Sulphur Springs. World-renowned hot springs, working guest ranches and Rocky Mountain National Park are just the tip of the winter iceberg.
From Ancient Voices tours to exploring the creative district, Cortez, Mancos and Dolores mesmerize year-round.