Colorado Destinations


When you think of Colorado you think of adventure in the mountains, high elevation and incredible views and wildlife. It has several beautiful places to visit with friends and family that you can visit at any time of the year. So here are the 5 best places to visit in Colorado:

#1 Rocky Mountain National Park

The most awe-inspiring destination in Colorado is Rocky Mountain National Park. This park has over 100 peaks, forests, wildlife and incredible views that you can see from any corner. It is associated with some popular outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, wildlife viewing, fishing, and horse riding. It looks amazingly especially during the winter time, and you can travel by road to make the best of this journey.

#2 Mesa Verde National Park

The cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde National Park instantly give goose bumps to all those who visit. It is such a beautiful location that will leave you astonished at every turn, from dramatic settings of views to preserved ruins. You can climb ladders to reach the heart of the cliff dwellings or can even capture the view by sitting at a nearby place. The hiking trails will help you capture all the serene views in a short period of time.

#3 Garden of the Gods

One of the most incredible National Natural Landmarks is Garden of the Gods that allures all nature lovers from around the world. There are beautiful landscapes of stone towers, adjoined with rock piles giving it a astonishing views. The nearby mountains add more to its beauty. In addition, you can look at its flawless beauty closely by choosing some of the short and easy trails. Being one of the best areas for rock climbing, it even offers activities like dirt biking, horse riding, mountain biking and jeep tours. The views through the windows of any nearby restaurants look mesmerizing, and thus you can enjoy some snacks and drinks in peace.

#4 Vail and Nearby Mountain Towns

Another must-visit place is Vail and Nearby Mountain Towns in Colorado. Undoubtedly, the ski resort attracts a number of tourists because this place gives the best skiing experience. Being surrounded by beautiful hotels, high-end resorts, alluring stores, and fine-dining restaurants, this place simply touches the heart of every guest. Although, Vail is a little pricey to stay for a night yet mostly people visit it to earn a lifetime experience making it worth every penny. A small town Avon is found to its West that offers reasonable accommodations to the tourists with a number of restaurants, hotels and exciting places to visit.

#5 Pikes Peak in Pike National Forest

Pikes Peak in Pike National Forest is amongst the most beautiful and famous ‘fourteeners’ – the name that simply reveals the mountains’ height. This is at an elevation of 14,115 feet and remains snow-capped, highlighting its visibility from the nearby city of Colorado Springs. You can choose from a wide range of recreational activities to make your trip one to remember. There are hiking trails, biking areas in the mountains and fishing reservoirs that will keep you in the best of spirits.

So, which of these locations would you visit first while planning your visit to Colorado?