Colorado can be considered a vacation state. Great scenery, many historic sites, and excellent fishing and skiing facilities. The world's largest natural hot springs pool is located in Glenwood Springs. . There are some great parks to visit, including Rocky Mountain, Mesa Verde, Black Canyon, Great Sand Dunes (tallest sand dunes in America) and others. The capital and largest city is Denver.





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Aspen trees in fall, San Juan Mountains (credit Matt Inden - Miles).


Colorado map



Colorado State Capitol building in Denver.




Pedestrian mall


Great Sand Dunes


The Great Sand Dunes, with the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the background (credit Matt Inden - Miles).


San Juan Mountains


Maroon Bells






The Hard Rock Cafe on Denver's 16th Street Pedestrian Mall (credit Matt Inden - Miles).


Rock formations of Colorado National Monument, Grand Junction (credit Matt Inden - Miles).


Above, cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde National Park. The Park was established in 1906 to preserve the archeological heritage of the Ancestral Pueblo people who made it their home from 600 to 1300 CE.


National Monument


Grand Canyon


The Maroon Bells (4,317 m) reflected off a mountain lake. The peaks are located about 19 km southwest of Aspen (credit Matt Inden - Miles).


Mesa Verde








Slalom competition in Aspen (credit Matt Inden - Miles).








Credit: Colorado Tourism Office




Credit: Matt Inden - Miles