Get to know the real Colorado. Move beyond the images of cowboy boots and ski poles and picture destinations that run from timberline highways to sand dunes.
Pagosa Springs boasts a historic downtown, a beautiful riverfront, an elaborate hotel complex with bubbling and steaming hot springs, all surrounded by the San Juan Mountains.
Chimney Rock has been a landmark in Colorado for more than 1,000 years and is an important archaeological site. It is now part of a national monument.
Fall’s arrival in Colorado means it’s time to head to the mountains and take in the yellows, oranges and reds of the aspens. We’ll share some favorite places, from day trips to weekend escapes. Now’s the time.
Cortez serves as a gateway to Mesa Verde National Park and the Four Corners Monument and a jumping-off point for tourists headed into Colorado’s San Juan Mountains.
The Crystal Mill is the subject of countless postcards – a rustic, wooden building from 1893 that sits atop a rugged rock outcropping with the Crystal River rushing below.
The Yampa River Botanic Park glorifies high-altitude gardening and features a self-guided tour that takes visitors through a series of “neighborhoods.”
The 283-foot Fish Creek Falls is a popular attraction just a short hike from downtown Steamboat Springs.
The mountain town of Creede has fishing, rafting, camping, hiking, mountain biking and live theater in the summer.
Ridgway, “Gateway to the San Juans,” took a star turn in the 1969 movie “True Grit” that won John Wayne his first and only Oscar.