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Colorado in 48 hours Travel Guide

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Colorado vacation is a superb idea as the city is packed full of things to do year-round. Thousands of people head towards Colorado each year, whether they are culture hounds or nature lovers. There are national parks, family attractions and outdoor adventures that will keep your trip itinerary overflowing. Just pack your camera and grab your hiking boots to explore natural sights.  The less adventurous travelers can head for art galleries and museums. Colorado is your gateway to fantastic locations.  Make your vacation unforgettable as you stay in perfect accommodations, vacation homes, campgrounds, and hotels. Honeymoon cabins in Colorado available at special rates and packages. Make memories to serve a lifetime as you experience nature up close in one of the cabins in the Colorado area.

It is impossible to cover this state in 48 hours. Nevertheless, with proper planning, you can certainly make the most of your trip to Colorado.

 

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Adrenaline pumping Adventure vacation


Colorado with millions of rugged acres is ideal for an adventure vacation. Thousands of miles of Rocky Mountain trails beckon you for mountain biking, ATVing, four wheeling, backpacking, and climbing. Visitors enjoy unmatched views of those rugged acres. There are endless adventure activities to enjoy such as hang gliding, skydiving, paragliding, zip lining and ATV trails. There are incredible mountain vistas with heart-pumping activities.

Water adventurers try whitewater rafting, jet skiing, waterskiing, tubing and kayaking in Colorado’s lakes and rivers such as Cache la Poudre and Arkansas River. Rafting and kayaking can be enjoyed in gorges and massive bodies such as Blue Mesa Reservoir, Grand Lake, and Lake Dillon.

Adventure can be enjoyed to the full even during winters. Skiing and snowboarding are immensely popular when the snow starts falling. The region boasts of 26 world-class ski resorts and snowmobiling as well as popular spots for ice climbing. For those looking for challenging road bike treks, rock climbing hotspots and four-wheeling trails, Colorado’s mild winter weather is just perfect.

 

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A cultural vacation full of History & Heritage

 

Colorado vacation is not just about adventure, but the city carries an ancient and historical past. Colorado was once roamed by mighty dinosaurs, and there are still plenty of historic sites and landmarks that need to be explored by the historians and excavations. There are plenty of museums and Dig sites that carry the footsteps of Colorado’s oldest residents.

It is thrilling to walk on the same path that was once walked upon by the mighty Dinosaurs! There are plenty of museums on Dinosaurs such as Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Dinosaur Journey Museum, Denver Museum of Nature & Science and other interactive exhibits that allow you get an insight ingot the life of Colorado dinosaurs. At Colorado, you get the chance to experience the earliest human residents of the area, the Ancestral Puebloans. Visit the Hovenweep National Monument, Mesa Verde National Park, and Anasazi Heritage Center to learn more about the rich American Indian heritage in those galleries. There are several other museums such as Koshare Indian Museum and the Ute Indian Museum.

West and life history in Colorado can be seen at numerous historic forts, such as Fort Uncompahgre, Fort Garland, and Bent’s Old Fort. Colorado mines attracted lots of people with a hope of striking it rich. Today, travelers can experience the 19th-century mining via a trip that takes them down to 3,000 feet. It is time to explore the historic main streets of mining towns such as Leadville, Breckenridge, and Central City. That is not all, as there are still more of the so historical attractions for the culture hounds.  There are ghost towns to scenic byways, cliff dwellings to historic railroads, museums and more. This is an ideal way to experience our distinctive history and character of Colorado.

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Stellar cultural events in Colorado


Colorado is not just famous for historical and adventurous spots, but the city is teaming with visual arts organizations, promoting music, dance, and theater. There is a long list of stellar cultural events and performing arts series and festivals that keep the locals and the visitors busy the whole year-round. There is plenty to see and do and stay entertained during a Colorado. Museum of Contemporary Art Denver and Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and other arts-and-crafts festivals such as Estes Park Fine Arts and Crafts Festival and Cherry Creek Arts Festival plan a summer showcase for local artists.

Art galleries through districts organize weekly art walks through. Some popular performing arts organizations that present the most impressive talent are Opera Colorado, Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Colorado Ballet and Denver Center Theater Company. The Colorado Shakespeare Festival in Boulder, Vail International Dance Festival, and the Aspen Music Festival are renowned performing art events that are much sought after by art and culture buffs. Colorado’s gorgeous natural setting and exceptional talent are what puts all of these events over the top is their location. The city offers year-round festivals, events, and live music. So, no matter what your artistic sensibility, you are sure to get impressed and wooed by the city’s prowess and skills in performing art.

 

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After all, that adventure, curtail and performing turs, you are sure to get hungry and thirsty. Well, the centennial state will not disappoint you from this aspect as with more than 200 craft breweries and a hundred wineries, you are sure to be left spoil for choices. With award-winning chefs opening restaurants and bar here, you are sure going to enjoy a perfect culinary Colorado vacation!

 

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