More than 19 million people travel to Colorado in the United States to enjoy the different attractions for all types of travellers, although natural destinations are the most visited. Most of the tourists it receives come from other states of the American Union, but it also has thousands of travellers from Mexico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and France. According to state government data, foreigners spend the most on leisure trips to Colorado.
This state, located west of the country, stands out as having significant resorts for skiing during the winter and summer because it has some of the highest mountains in the United States.
These are the main attractions to visit in Colorado:
- Rocky Mountain National Park
The Rocky Mountain National Park is the star tourist, Colorado, as it has forests, lakes, high mountains and places for hiking.
It is the third most visited national park in the United States. Its travellers can travel different scenic routes, fish, camp, climb, practice mountaineering, explore the valleys on horseback or enjoy guided nighttime activities. In winter, it is also a destination for skiing or snowboarding.
The Rocky Mountain National Park is open 24 hours a day, and its access cost is $ 25 per car or $ 15 per person entering on foot or by bicycle.
Aspen is the quintessential ski destination in Colorado, surrounded by four ski areas: Buttermilk, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, and Snowmass.
One of the busiest places is Aspen Mountain since it has 273 hectares with slopes and slopes for skiers with intermediate or advanced level and first-class restaurants and bars.
For those who will venture into the snow for the first time, it is best to go to Snowmass, one of the best ski schools in the United States and tracks for any visitor.
White Water Rafting Near the Royal Gorge
Whitewater rafting is one of the most popular Colorado white water rafting trips globally, with opportunities to experience in almost every corner of the world. There’s nothing like battling the rapids of the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. And just when you think you’ve started to get the hang of it, a massive wave crashes over the boat, sending you rushing into the waters. That’s when things start to get interesting.
The capital is the most populated city and the main cultural centre of the state. Denver has art and science museums, a botanical garden, galleries, a spectacular zoo, and thousands of restaurants to satisfy anyone’s craving.
Larimer Square is the heart of the city and the place where are the best restaurants, shops and nightlife of Denver. Those who can not miss the opportunity to attend a show at the Red Rocks Amphitheater. In this place, almost 20 minutes from downtown, world-class artists perform. The stage is surrounded by reddish rock formations that serve as a majestic environment and the place’s acoustics.
Spanning 800 acres, Telluride offers ski slopes for beginners or experts, trails for hikers and bikers, as well as multiple cultural, film and food events.