It’s capital city is a mile high—and the options for recreation are a mile long! Whether you want exceptional skiing, challenging white water rafting, or beautiful national parks, Colorado will encourage you to get outside and enjoy nature.
The climate in Colorado offers a little bit of everything from arid desert areas to snow covered peaks. The plentiful mountains and adjacent valleys have a significant effect on the areas nearby.
Waterfalls, archeological sites and a foodie paradise
With 11 dazzling waterfalls and historical sites ranging from the prehistoric to Native American dwellings, exploring Colorado can make you hungry. Happily, the state is home to Boulder, America’s Foodiest Town.
The state’s history is a story of indigenous peoples as well as of gold miners and frontiersmen. Today, the state also offers a wealth of arts and culture options, including the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, the Aspen Music Festival, and the Vail International Dance Festival.
The state capital and its largest city, Denver boasts a vibrant downtown as well as a blend of urban amenities—including professional sports–and natural wonders. The state’s largest shopping center is just five miles out of town. This is a city that celebrates and embraces diversity.
Known as “The Base Camp for Rocky Mountain National Park,” Estes Park is for nature lovers. With a wonderful food scene as well, this community offers an unmatched experience in one of the country’s most amazing landscapes.
Life in Loveland offers the natural beauty Colorado is known for as well as easy access to Denver, Estes Park, and other destinations.
If you’re bored in Colorado, you aren’t trying hard enough. It’s hard to imagine a better combination of natural wonders, outdoor recreation, arts and culture, history, athletics, and more anywhere in the country. Colorado should rank high—a mile high!—on your list of options for your second home.