We’ve missed travel for a bit, and we’re sure you have too. Thankfully, states are beginning to open up, and new guidelines are being set out on how to travel interstate safely. In light of that, here is a fantastic location in the US that you can visit to help assuage your feelings of wanderlust. If you’re looking for a year-round destination that is stunning with diversity that ranges from the Rocky Mountains to hills, rivers, and streams, then Colorado is the place for you. Unlimited Trips can help you plan your trip to Colorado, but before you go, here’s a list of some of the best places to visit when you are in Colorado.
- Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most popular National Parks in the US. It has more than 100 peaks that are over 10,000 feet and a road that reaches an altitude of more than 12,000 feet. This makes it easy to sightsee from the comfort of a car or stop on the way for a hike or leisurely walk.
There is also an extensive system of trails that you could use, and you might even be lucky enough to see elk, sheep, deer, bighorn, and other critters on your visit. You can do some hiking, camping, wildlife viewing, fishing, horseback riding, climbing bouldering, skiing, or snowshoeing, depending on the time of the year that you visit.
- The Ski Resort Town of Vail
The ski resort town of Vail comes alive in the winter but is a great place to visit at all other times of the year too. It is one of the top ski resorts in Colorado with a picturesque town at the base of the ski hill.
There are also some less well-known towns and villages around the area that are worth a visit. A visit to Vail can make you feel like you are in the heart of the Alps with its chalet-style restaurants, shops, and hotels.
- Mesa Verde National Park
Mesa Verde National Park is located near the towns of Cortez and Mancos. It was home to the Ancestral Pueblo, who inhabited the area from around 600AD to 1300AD. There are lots of archeological sites within the park and some cliff dwellings which will surely blow your mind away.
You can book a ranger-led tour of the cliff palace, which will allow you to climb ladders into the heart of the Palace. Many trails do not require a ranger tour and lead up to some lookouts and other exciting sites.
- The Garden of The Gods
This registered landmark features a unique landscape of stone towers and fins rising about 300feet from the earth. There are also giant balanced boulders and rock piles around the area with distant mountains completing the scene. Some 15 miles of trails allow you access to these dramatic formations, and the area is famous for rock climbing, mountain biking, horseback riding, and Jeep and Segway tours.
Ready for your visit to Colorado? Why not let Unlimited Trips take you there? You won’t regret working with us. We’re located at 2309 West Market St Akron, Ohio 44313. You can give us a call at 330) 940-4321 and send us an email at Travel@UnlimitedTrips.com