Enjoy the State of Colorado

Posted by admin on January 27th, 2012 — Posted in

The State of Colorado is the ideal place to unwind, enjoy stunning scenery or try outdoor activities in the water, on the trail or in the mountains. Full of history, Colorado has museums, dinosaur exhibits, Native American ruins and historical sites, to name a few. See the beautiful sunsets over the Rocky Mountains.

Colorado tourism attracts skiers from all over the world with its world-class peaks. It has 26 ski areas on more than 40,000 acres. Spend quality time camping by cabin, RV or tent with your family.

There are also hidden gems of interest within Colorado communities that are sure to impress any visitor. The Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, an 1880s train, was voted by National Geographic in 2010 as the Number One North American Train Trip. You enjoy the same adventure through Colorado’s wildlife, peaks, waterfalls and sites that can only be reached on foot, that has been offered to passengers for over 129 years.

Visit Estes Park, one of Colorado’s perfect family vacation destinations. Enjoy Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Valley, hiking, snowshoeing, shopping and fishing.

Grand Lake’s Historic Village a rare, unspoiled, charming and tranquil community in Colorado offers historic treasures and a range of activities. Relax and enjoy Colorado’s scenery while playing golf. Enjoy Grand Lake’s nightlife with choices from concerts, wine tastings, Broadway musicals, great food, and cultural events. Hotels, inns and bed & breakfasts offer luxury and exceptional service.

Leadville and Twin Lakes are ideal vacation spots because they are affordable with stunning views, historical charm offering activities from high-altitude training to hiking and biking trails. Tour the Leadville National Fish Hatchery and the Heritage Walking Tour for free. Hike to the top of Mt. Elbert or go biking on the Mineral Belt Trail. Enjoy the scenery around the Interlaken Hotel in Twin Lakes. Explore Colorado’s history in six museums, four-wheel drive tours on the Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad and horseback tours. Keep your vacation within your budget in Leadville and Twin Lakes with several free or almost-free activities and affordable lodging and dining. Leadville and Twin Lakes have restaurants, gift shops, coffee shops, galleries, gift shops and antique and specialty shops. There are lodging choices ranging from an elegant Victorian hotel, inns and bed & breakfasts to lodges and cabins. Other activities in Leadville include fishing, golf, whitewater rafting, biking, historic tours, skiing, camping, hiking and train rides. Twin Lakes is popular in summer for boating, fishing, camping and hiking.

Longmont offers a great vacation experience in Colorado with its amazing views and outdoor recreation. Everyone can enjoy whitewater rafting in the rivers of Colorado from beginner to experienced with float trips with mild whitecaps to the rough Arkansas River.

South Park has grasslands, meadows, ranches, canyons, snowy peaks, gold mines and mountain passes. It offers a look into pioneer life of the American West. It is an international mountain climbing destination. It has nine state wildlife areas and two state parks offering activities like boating, wildlife observation, fishing and hunting. Twenty-five campgrounds feature climbing, fishing, recreation trails, horseback rides and packing trips to Pike National Forest. Some of these locales are premier communities that attract buyers for Colorado real estate from all over the world.

Vail has beautiful terrain ideal for snow sport. It offers shopping, outdoor activities, dining and entertainment. Visit the cobblestone walkways on Bridge Street and take a ride on the Eagle Bahn gondola or Vista Bahn lift and enjoy the astounding view of the Gore Range.

Visit Colorado’s mountain resorts, historic towns and cities for an unforgettable experience and enjoy a memorable vacation with activities, snow, skiing and lasting memories.

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