From rock climbing, kayaking, skiing, snowboarding, fishing, hiking, camping, hut tours, SUP boarding, boating, hunting, you name it, you can do it in Colorado. With over 100,000 square miles of outdoors to explore, Colorado has 4 National Parks, 58 14ers to hike, 26 ski resorts, and all the time in the world for you to get to know her. The National parks are the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park near Montrose; Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve near Mosca; Mesa Verde National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site near Cortez.
Some of the more popular ski resorts are Vail, Winter Park, Keystone, Steamboat, and Telluride to name a few. Colorado is home to 4 of the top-50 brewing companies in the nation. Craft Beer culture is strong in Colorado. With 348 breweries, Colorado is the state with the second-most breweries in the nation, behind only California, which has 687 total. That means Colorado has six breweries for every 100,000 residents, with more set to open each year.
With so much to explore you will find Colorado wont disappoint. Still not convinced? Here are 10 things you can do for the next 2.5 months if you pick one a week!
10 THINGS TO EXPLORE IN COLORADO
CLIMB A FOURTEENER
ATTEND A CONCERT AT RED ROCKS
EXPLORE MESA VERDE
SINK INTO STRAWBERRY PARK HOT SPRINGS
VISIT GREAT SAND DUNES NATIONAL PARK
TOUCH DINOSAUR TRACKS
LISTEN TO ELK BUGLE
NAVIGATE A MOUNTAIN ROAD
TAKE A TRAIN RIDE
RAFT THE ARKANSAS RIVER
…and theres always more.