Colorado located on the western part of the U.S. enjoys a diverse terrain featuring river canyons, snow-capped Rocky Mountains and arid desert. Also, the Mesa Verde National Park has the Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings. The capital city of Colorado, Denver is cherished for its beautiful landscape and vibrant downtown area. Boulder boasts the world-class universities also known for bicycle-friendly pathways and quirky shops. The Garden of the Gods located in Colorado Springs features a beautiful collection of red sandstone and formation. The Pike’s Peak, the highest summit of the southern Front Range in the Rock Mountain attracts adventures. The summit can be accessed via a 19-mile highway or cog railroad. Burlington best known for its Old Town Museum highlights the old western world in the form of preserve edifices and horse-drawn carriages. Colorado also produces a huge amount of beer and many breweries also offer tours. The outdoor venture includes kayaking in the Colorado River, trek the 500 mile Colorado Trail and enjoy skiing at Vail and Aspen winter resort.
Things to do in Colorado
Mesa Verde National Park: Mesa Verde National Park located in southwest Colorado offers Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings. Also, the Chapin Mesa Archaeological Museum has exhibits belonging to Native Americans. A Drive on the Mesa Top Loop Roads offers scenic views while passing through the various ancient sites.
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve: These natural marvels consist of towering dunes along with varied terrains. Located in southern Colorado the place offers hiking, camping, and various other outdoor adventure tours.
Garden of the Gods: Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs is a public park, spreading over 1,300 acres of sandstone formations. It was established a National Natural Landmark in the year 19871. The park also offers a visitors center and hiking trails for an unforgettable experience.
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park: The scenic National Park located in western Colorado offers a scenic view of the Painted Wall cliff. Roads and hiking trails along the north and south rims offer views of the Black Canyon’s sudden drops. The park is home to wildlife such as the mule, deer, elk, and golden eagles.
Pikes Peak: Pikes Peak, the tallest summit in the southern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains offers mesmerizing views along with hiking and climbing adventure. The 14,115 ft. Pink granite mountain peak makes a sight to behold.
Best Time to Visit Colorado
May to September is the best time to explore Colorado’s beautiful cities and National Parks. Thought temperature can climb in the high 30’s in the month of July and August. December to April, the best time to skiing when the temperature drops to below zero degrees in most parts of the state. Local events include Denver Comic Con (May), Colorado Brewers Festival in Fort Collins (June), the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen (June), and the Budweiser International Snow Sculpting Championship (January) in Breckenridge.