Boulder Colorado has a reputation and a vibrant community for the outdoor minded people. Tucked away there is the Shelby American Collection with one of the most limited museum schedules, just one day a week for 6 hours.
The Colorado Rocky Mountains are home to beautiful and relaxing hot springs.
If it is luxury in an outdoor environment you want, then consider the Dunton Hot Springs in Dolores, Colorado. If you are on a road trip that takes you along Interstate 70, then Glenwood Springs is an easy stop. The beautiful San Juan mountains is where you will find the Ouray Hot Springs. For a world record experience, the Pagosa Springs has a pool over 1,000 feet deep to enjoy. Head over to Steamboat Springs to enjoy either the Strawberry Hot Springs of the Old Town Hot Springs.
Colorado is a spectacular state for skiing. Resorts liks Aspen Snowmass, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Silverton, Steamboat Springs, Telluride, and Vail are what make Colorado one of the top destinations for skiers and snowboarders.
Some of the best outdoor adventures are hiking through the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
|Size||104185 square miles|
|Nickname||The Centennial State|
|Motto||Nil sine numine – “Nothing without providence”|
|Statehood||August 1, 1876|
|Notes||Colorado is home to 52 “fourteeners”, mountains over 14000 feet in altitude. Not surprisingly, Colorado is home to more than 75% of the land in the United States with an altitude over 10000 feet. Don’t for a minute think that you can’t enjoy that altitude. The highest paved road in North America goes to the top of Mt. Evans at 14258 feet. Colorado also has the highest low point in the nation, the Arkansas River at 3350 feet.|