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365 Things To Do Around Colorado

Walk Across One of the Highest Suspension Bridges in the World

Royal Gorge

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

Birdwatching in Ouray

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

Cruise for Cocktails

The Cruise Room (Oxford Hotel), Denver, Colorado

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

Walk Along Waterfalls

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

Start from the Ground Up

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

Lodging, Hotels & Resorts

Mountain Views and Memories: The Last Resort in Crested Butte

Mountain Views and Memories: The Last Resort in Crested Butte

Imagine waking up each morning of your next vacation to breathtaking views of the mountain right outside your window. Many lodging options offer this, so be sure to keep it in mind when planning [Read More...]
Cheyenne Mountain Resort: A Hidden Gem in Colorado Springs

Cheyenne Mountain Resort: A Hidden Gem in Colorado Springs

Cheyenne Mountain Resort sprawls over 200 scenic acres in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with breathtaking lake and mountain vistas. Located only 10 minutes from the noted Broadmoor, this resort and [Read More...]
Consider Golden for a Girls’ Weekend Away

Consider Golden for a Girls’ Weekend Away

Colorado vacations are not just for families or couples. Sometimes, a group of girlfriends just need some time to unwind together. Golden, Colorado offers an excellent place to do so. Its mixture [Read More...]
Can’t Do Better Than the Bears Inn B&B In Evergreen

Can’t Do Better Than the Bears Inn B&B In Evergreen

When you are on the road, a quiet room with a comfortable bed is really all you need, but when you reach your destination and will be spending a few days enjoying the area, you want a place you can [Read More...]
Skip the Hotel Chains: Local Lodging in Alamosa

Skip the Hotel Chains: Local Lodging in Alamosa

In the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado, the landscape of Great Sand Dunes National Park is something totally surreal and unique. With 14,000-foot peaks of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains as a [Read More...]
Hot Springs Hot Spot: Luxury Lodging at Dunton Hot Springs

Hot Springs Hot Spot: Luxury Lodging at Dunton Hot Springs

Wide-open Colorado skies, rushing rivers, waterfalls, and a legendary hot springs: this is what guests can experience at Dunton Hot Springs in the Southwest corner of the Centennial State. Far from [Read More...]

Scenic Byways Around Colorado

Scenic Byway: Alpine Loop

Scenic Byway: Alpine Loop

In the heart of the San Juan Mountains, the Alpine Loop Scenic and Historic Byway traverses sweeping tundra landscapes and crests two alpine passes. Tiny, fragile flowers hug sheer slopes tinged [Read More...]
Scenic Byway: Mount Evans

Scenic Byway: Mount Evans

Chilling winds whistle as byway travelers leave the comfort of their cars to scale the final 130 vertical feet to the summit of Mount Evans. The trail zigs and zags upward. Although the distance is [Read More...]
Scenic Byway: West Elk Loop

Scenic Byway: West Elk Loop

Soaring mountain peaks, fathomless canyons, vast forests, crystalline reservoirs, verdant river valleys, teeming fruit orchards — these diverse sights and more beautify the West Elk Loop. Shaped [Read More...]
Scenic Byway: Silver Thread

Scenic Byway: Silver Thread

On the Silver Thread Scenic and Historic Byway, modern travelers view sights that marveled 1870s stagecoach passengers. The mighty Rio Grande carves huge curves through a lush valley. Centuries-old [Read More...]
Scenic Byway: Trail Ridge Road

Scenic Byway: Trail Ridge Road

In an alpine meadow carpeted with lush grasses, newborn white-spotted elk frolic under the watchful eyes of their mothers. Travelers edge their cars onto the shoulder of Trail Ridge Road, opening [Read More...]