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365bet体育网站from the eastern plain’s flat grasslands rippling in the breeze to the snow-capped peaks of the rocky mountains, colorado is perfect for those who heed the call of the wild. a variety of tours offer hiking opportunities in rocky mountain national park and garden of the gods, each within easy reach of denver and colorado springs, respectively. white-water rafting tours whisk you along rivers that wind their way through the state. snow sports enthusiasts will want to join an excursion to some of the best slopes in the united states in vail, telluride, and breckenridge — which transform into cultural hubs hosting music festivals and outdoor movie nights when the snow melts in the summer. take a trip to tour the southern tip of the state, where canyons of the ancients and mesa verde national park offer a glimpse into the lives of the area’s ancestral puebloan inhabitants. when it’s time to step indoors, make your way to a culinary or city tour for some cowboy-chic culture, especially in and around the mile high city (and state capital) of downtown denver. sip high-altitude beers on a tour of the city’s ever-expanding craft brewery scene; taste farm-to-table cuisine on a denver food tour; spend an evening touring the city’s fine art collections; or take an easy day trip to the neighboring college town of boulder.

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Top 10 attractions in Colorado

Arkansas River
#1

Arkansas River

Flowing through four states, the Arkansas River is the sixth longest river in the United States. Its source basin and Arkansas River Canyon can be found in Colorado, where it is a popular spot to go whitewater rafting. It runs past the Rocky Mountains and drops extensively as it flows through the valley, creating the conditions that are good for rafting and kayaking. Depending on the section of the river there is everything from Class IV and V rapids to gentler II and III sections that are ideal for beginners. Waters weave scenically in and through canyons and gorges surrounded by thick forest and snow-capped peaks. Aside from boating and fishing, visitors to the Arkansas River often utilize the facilities and the beautiful backdrop for activities such as hiking, camping, mountain biking, birding, and rock climbing. There is also great fly fishing in this part of the river, particularly for trout....
Colorado State Capitol Building
#5

Colorado State Capitol Building

Reminiscent of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., the Colorado State Capitol Building sitting high atop Denver is not just a 24 karat gold-domed meeting place for the Colorado General Assembly, but also an homage to the American governmental process, as well as a truly beautiful archeological wonder. Built a mile high above sea level, as denoted by the markings inscribed upon its steps, the Colorado State Capital Building has incredible views of downtown Denver, and a history that tells of the days of the Gold Rush and the incredible use of the beautiful Colorado Rose Onyx used to build the interior of the capitol and the designs of dignitaries engraved therein. It is said that the entire known supply of this rare marble was exhausted in making of the Colorado State Capitol. Tours will tell of early Colorado history, the Capitol construction, the origin of several stained glass windows, the Woman’s Gold Tapestry....
Denver 16th Street Mall
#6

Denver 16th Street Mall

Denver’s 16th Street Mall is a beautiful tree-lined, pedestrian area at the heart of the city. This downtown promenade of red and gray granite is a bustling center, popular with locals and visitors alike thanks to an abundance of outdoor cafes, shops and restaurants among renovated historic buildings and modern glass skyscrapers. The mall boasts more than 300 shops and more than 50 restaurants in a 16-block stretch of 16th Street. Some of the most popular spots include Niketown and Virgin Records’ Megastore, as well as the Hard Rock Cafe and Rock Bottom Brewery, where you can enjoy a hearty selection of draft craft beer. Along with great shopping and dining, the mall is also a hub for local street performers, with a delightful range folk and country singers performing amid dancers....
Historic Downtown Durango
#8

Historic Downtown Durango

The heart of Durango is a nationally registered historic district where visitors can walk in the footsteps of the miners and railroad workers who helped settle the Wild West, though today’s Durango is quite a bit more upscale that it was when William Jackson Palmer settled the area in the late 1800s. Historic attractions include the original Strater Hotel, built in 1887, and the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, which still carries passengers between the two towns along the Animas River. The Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Museum sits at the back of the railyard with exhibits describing the history of the town and the railway....

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Discover Rocky Mountain National Park from Denver or Boulder

Discover Rocky Mountain National Park from Denver or Boulder

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Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver

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Small Group Tour of Pikes Peak and the Garden of the Gods from Denver

Small Group Tour of Pikes Peak and the Garden of the Gods from Denver

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Afternoon Rocky Mountain Escape

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Red Rocks, Evergreen, Echo Lake Half Day Mountain Tour

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Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park Tour from Denver

Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park Tour from Denver

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Full-Day Mesa Verde Discovery Tour

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Breckenridge Mountain Explorer

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Hiking Adventure in Rocky Mountain National Park from Denver

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Glacier Hike & Geothermal Cave Pools

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  • Denver
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  • Vail
  • Aspen
  • Colorado Springs