“A crystal clear Colorado sky opens above us, a blue so deep it makes you dizzy. The occasional bright white wispy cloud dances across the firmament, punctuating the deep blue vault of heaven stretching over this paradise.”
― Neil M. Hanson, Pilgrim Wheels: Reflections of a Cyclist Crossing America
Colorado or the Centennial State as you call it is one darling place for many tourists. The name itself has the word ‘color’ in it and that is what actually defines the city too. This city is a colorfully painted canvas portrayed naturally for all of us to go and see. So there are no reasons as to why we shouldn’t be booking flight tickets already! Let us tell you that there are innumerable places to see and lurk around in Colorado which can fill your hearts and memories with happiness and we plan on talking about the top best places to visit in Colorado.
Once a mining hub with the works of mining Gold and Silver, Breckenridge now stands tall with pride as one of the very famous skiing destinations. Established in the year 1859 with a Victorian Era charm, this place is nowhere less than a wonder to ogle and drool at. Lovingly called as Breck by the locals, it has the Vails towards 40 miles of its Northwest and Denver to the 80 miles of its Northeast. This is one of the famous tourist attractions that you will find in Colorado and so make sure to visit this one. This place keeps developing but hasn’t lost its aesthetic touch of history that makes it even more attractive.
- GARDEN OF THE GODS IN COLORADO SPRINGS
Drive through the park to Manitou Springs, loaded with good shopping, restaurants and old hippies! About an hour west in Canon City is the recently reopened Royal Gorge Park with something for the whole family or go north to Red Rocks Amphitheater which is an amazing venue where any band you can think of has probably headlined. I guarantee you’ve never seen anything like it, and if you can, stay for a concert. From there a short hop to Boulder, a very cool town with great shopping and food.
- GAME CREEK CHALET
Located more than 600m above the bustle of town, Game Creek Chalet offers panoramic views, peaceful seclusion, and the ultimate ski-in/ski-out convenience. This four bedrooms and five bathrooms chalet provides guests the utmost in modern convenience, comfort, and luxury while maintaining the rustic charms of a true mountain retreat. As a part of Arrabelle Rock Resort family, guests of Game Creek Chalet will have access to the resort’s concierge services and amenities and can choose package options that include private-chef services, lift tickets and private ski instruction.
- GALENA ESTATE, TELLURIDE
If for you, location is truly everything then Galena Estate will be your choice mountain chalet. Situated two blocks from all that downtown Telluride has to offer and only four blocks from the gondola, your stay here is guaranteed to be filled with fun. However, this exceptional property will have you wondering if you need to leave at all. This 6 bed/ 7.5 bath rental features a large home theater, a gourmet kitchen, outdoor kitchen and a hot tub with room for twelve. All of that and The Luxury Retreats team can provide you with a variety of concierge and shuttle services so that you can make relaxation your number one priority.
- Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness
Colorado’s most spectacular and magnificent Rocky Mountain scenery is situated right here in the lap of Maroon Bells. You get to see a scenic beauty that involves a lot of color and the landscape is completely outstanding. This area has six mountains over 14,000 feet, along with forests, alpine lakes, meadows, and 175 miles of trails to help you explore the terrain. Fishing in lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams is popular in summer. In winter, people come here to ski, snowshoe, and snowmobile, making it a year-round outdoor playground. So you should be already thinking about this one along with the other places to visit in Colorado!
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