365 Things To Do Around Colorado
The Royal Gorge was built and finished in 1929 and has been a work in progress ever since then! The main attraction is walking across the bridge. However; if that’s not enough thrill for you, you can try the sky coaster, which was named the scariest sky coaster in the world! The park is open 365 days a year. So, grab your tickets today by visiting http://royalgorgebridge.com/. And whatever you do, DON’T look down – eeek!
Royal Gorge Bridge
Canon City, Colorado 81212
Black Swift is set in the picturesque town of Ouray, and with the mountains serving as a back drop this is the place where you can walk through a Black Swift Colony. Black Swifts, are a bird found from Northern Canada and areas of the U.S., Mexico and Costa Rica. They have a slender, cigar like body and curved wings. This town is the perfect place to spot these majestic looking birds. In the winter, Black Swift Trail also attracts other rarities such as White-throated Swift and Red-Naped Sapsucker. To get directions visit: http://www.coloradobirdingtrail.com/trails/rocky-mountains-site.php?trail=16&id=322
If you are looking for a fun place to enjoy a cocktail in Denver, head to the Cruise Room at the Oxford Hotel. Here, you’ll find a unique bar with martinis and more, all designed with an old school cocktail bar in mind for the nostalgic and history buffs. Next time you are desperately seeking a good martini or a blast from the past experience, head to the Oxford’s Cruise Room. But it can get pretty crowded, so plan your visit accordingly.
The Cruise Room
1600 17th St
Denver, CO 80238
Seven Falls, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Waterfalls galore! Near Colorado Springs, you will find Seven Falls, a unique geologic occurrence in the mountain where a waterfall streams down the mountainside at seven different angles before reaching the bottom! You can climb the long staircase that wraps around the mountain next to the falls, or enjoy the scenery on two hiking trails in the summer time. If you have the lungs for it, you can enjoy these moderate trails that reach about 7200 miles above sea level. Learn more about Seven Falls at http://www.sevenfalls.com
2850 S. Cheyenne Canyon Road
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906
At the Living Farm, plants start from the ground up. With eco-friendly practices, the soil is equipped to provide nutrients as a rich foundation for the plants to grow in. Animal fertilizer and natural mineral nutrients help feed the soil as well. The farm is 130 acres and is an exciting place to be! Animals on the farm include brown and green egg laying hens, meat chickens, angora rabbits for wool, East Frisian Sheep for meet, milk and wool, and pigs. Farm components also greenhouses, outdoor gardens, and barns and out buildings. For more info tours and photos visit www.thelivingfarm.org