Tour Colorado Top Picks 9-2020 LB

Colorado is a four-season destination offering world-class adventure and recreational pursuits, a thriving arts scene, a rich cultural heritage, flavorful cuisine, and renowned ski resort areas. The state’s breathtaking natural landscape boasts natural hot springs, hundreds of lakes and rivers, 12 national parks and monuments, and 58 mountain peaks that top 14,000 feet.

Discover Colorado’s eight unique Travel Regions

DENVER & CITIES OF THE ROCKIES

Nestled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, this region is the heart of urban Colorado. Anchored by vibrant cities — each with its own energy, landscape and proximity to outdoor adventure — it’s worth a trip all on its own and can also be the splendid start or end to your Colorado getaway.

PIONEERING PLAINS

Marked by waves of plains, grassland and shallow canyons, these lands are full of traditional character, a pioneering spirit and 100-year-old farms. Slow things down here to relish an authentic and memorable vacation.

CANYONS & PLAINS

This area is shaped by its rich heritage of Hispanic and Native American culture. It’s a special place to enrich your perspective, meander country roads and experience fascinating moments in the nation’s history firsthand.

MYSTIC SAN LUIS VALLEY

A spiritual, intriguing land offering a sense of peace amid epic views and sand dunes circled by soaring peaks, the valley is peppered with the legacy of Hispanic settlers and explorers, steeped in history and ripe with folklore.

PIKES PEAK WONDERS

Find a blend of urban comforts, accessible (though not completely tamed) natural landmarks and a true reflection of the Western way of life. Here you’ll have the option to sit back and relax or kick up some adventure.

ROCKIES PLAYGROUND

For the country’s highest caliber, year-round mountain resort communities, this is ground zero. You’ll show off on and off the slopes and enjoy best-in-class comforts in welcoming mountain towns around every corner.

MOUNTAINS & MESAS

Colorado is a four-season destination offering world-class adventure and recreational pursuits, a thriving arts scene, a rich cultural heritage, flavorful cuisine, and renowned ski resort areas. The state’s breathtaking natural landscape boasts natural hot springs, hundreds of lakes and rivers, 12 national parks and monuments, and 58 mountain peaks that top 14,000 feet.

THE GREAT WEST

Amid rolling ranchland, green hills, marbled mountains and dramatic canyons, discover warm folks and Wild West lore. Come as you are, get a taste of the frontier and disconnect from real life’s rapid pace.

For more information please visit Colorado.com and TourColorado.org

All photos courtesy Colorado Tourism Office