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Recent Colorado reviews

  • Beaver Creek Visit

    "Undoubtedly, one of the best VRBO spots that I ever stayed at. The grounds were gated and wonderfully kept up. The 4 bedroom apartment was spacious and easily accomated 3 families and a baby with total privacy. The furniture was comfortable and beautiful and tastefully decorated. The balcony looking onto the Market Square was a delight. The location was central to the village and easily accomodates skiers. If you are looking for a peaceful wonderful vacation, this is the spot."
    Guest: Michael Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 23, 2014
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  • Great little cabin

    "We had a great 3 days in this cabin. It is cozy. It looks like the owners are in middle of a fixer up type cabin. Love what they are doing to it. Hardwoods in the living area and kitchen. Makes it nice for keeping it clean. It was clean. We had 2 teenage girls with us. We were able to do some target shooting. Woke up to about 6-8 bucks one morning, beautiful and then a herd of does the next; wildlife amazing. Atmosphere is very secluded. It is a drive from town but worth it. Beds were comfortable. Wrap around deck was wonderful for sitting out watching sunset and just for the beauty of the views. Took Royal gorge train ride. That was fun for atmosphere and lunch, expensive but fun to check off bucket list; rode passenger train. We would like to go back one of these days. The price was right."
    Guest: Maria T. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 14, 2014
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  • Lifetime Memories

    "If your looking for a place to make memories that last a lifetime? This is the place for you!! My family and I decided to try Thanksgiving a little different this year, get away from it all and find a place that would widen our eyes at every turn. We found it with this beautifully crafted chalet. You could find yourself lost in this house. What impressed me most was the layout, 5 bedrooms 4.5 baths spaced so that 3 families could have privacy yet remain under the same roof. Every window you look out has an amazing view. We watched the wildlife in their natural habitat from the hot tubs and was amazed at the view of the city lights below at night. The accommodations of the house are amazing, from sitting in the sauna to cooking a Thanksgiving feast it has it all. You will not lack in finding attractions to go see and do in this location. 7 adults and 3 small children had a blast making memories that will last a lifetime!!!"
    Guest: Pops Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 6, 2014
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  • Kansas Family

    "Great place to vacation. We weren't sure about how to entertain our nine year old daughter, but there were plenty of surrounding activities for her to do. She had a blast river rafting, climbing on rocks, and riding horses. My husband liked the fishing right outside the cabin door. Very peaceful relaxing stay. We will be back!"
    Guest: Kansas Family Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 21, 2014
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Colorado Travel Tips

The Rocky Mountain State is a wonderful place to visit if you love being outdoors. Whether you’re an avid mountain climber or just love to take in the scenery, this state offers something for everyone. Here are some tips for what to see and do on your Colorado vacation:

Denver

The capital of Colorado is located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains on the High Plains. Most people don’t realize that Denver has milder weather than other mountainous cities - the average temperature is in the 30s in the winter and averages in the 90s about 36 days a year in the summer. Additionally, Denver surprisingly gets an average of 300 days of sunshine per year, rivaling sunny Los Angeles!

While in the Mile High City, make sure to go shopping and dine in Larimer Square, the historic district established in 1858 that once represented the entire parameters of the city. Get in touch with your creative side at the Denver Art Museum or take a slow stroll in the 23-acre Denver Botanic Gardens, just east of downtown, which houses 15,000 plant species from around the world and includes a Japanese garden, tropical conservatory and sculptures and fountains throughout the space.

Catch a Colorado Rockies game at Coors Field, take a tour and tasting at Coors Brewery and visit Washington Park, which features bike and boat rentals, walking and jogging paths, tennis courts, lakes and playgrounds for the kids. The kids will also love Lakeside Amusement Park and Elitch Gardens. Serious hikers should consider ascending 14,000-foot Mount Evans for the views. If there’s a show during your Denver travels, Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater is a must-visit - the concert venue is carved into the reddish-brown cliffs, and it’s located only 15 miles southwest of the city.

Boulder

Boulder is just about a 45-minute drive northwest of Denver. It’s known for its culinary scene, healthy citizens and natural beauty.

The Flatirons are a must-see symbol of Boulder. They are flat walls of rock near Green Mountain, scaled by many adventurous climbers. Instead of this intense jaunt, you can hike the trails on Green Mountain, but they’re too difficult for kids. You can also head to the park at the base for a picnic and beautiful photo op. Chautauqua Park is a local favorite and it provides some of the best vistas in the area. It’s located just south of the city on the edge of Green Mountain. Chautauqua has family-friendly trails and plenty of picnic spots.

Art-lovers should check out the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art and the very unique Leanin’ Tree Museum of Western Art - it features a private collection of Western-themed paintings and sculptures and sit right next to the Celestial Seasonings Tea Factory, where you can visit for a free tour and tasting. Boulder is a great place for star-gazing - head to the Fiske Planetarium or the University of Colorado at Boulder for some excellent celestial sightings. Don’t miss Pearl Street Mall for awesome outdoor boutique shopping!

Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, another major Colorado city, is located less than an hour and a half drive south of Denver. The biggest attractions in Colorado Springs are its natural wonders: Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak and Seven Falls. Garden of the Gods is a collection of red sandstone pillars that were formed over millennia and jut high above the surrounding landscape in peculiar formations. The park in front of the rocks has several different paths, many of them suitable for young children and seniors, so you can see the rocks from all angles. Take a hike on Pikes Peak or a scenic but slightly frightening drive on Pikes Peak Highway. The hikes to Seven Falls in Cheyenne Canyon are easy enough for young kids, and you’ll be treated with a spectacular view of the 181-foot series of seven waterfalls, cascading into each other in a zig-zag formation.

Other Must-Visits

Colorado is one of the best places for skiing in the U.S. In the late fall, winter and early spring, people head to popular sites like Vail, Aspen, Breckenridge, Telluride, Steamboat Springs, Copper Mountain and Crested Butte for some excellent skiing and snowboarding options. In the off-season, many of these places offer rides on the ski lifts for scenic mountain views, as well as alpine slides for a bit of summer adventure.

Another must-see is the Mesa Verde National Park - a historical treasure located in Cortez near Durango. It features 600 cliff dwellings that were occupied by the Ancestral Pueblo people for more than 700 years between 600 and 1300 A.D. The most famous is Cliff Palace, which has 150 rooms, 75 open areas and 21 kiva rooms. You really can’t miss coming here!

Also nearby, just east of Durango, is Chimney Rock National Monument, which encompasses nearly 5,000 acres in the San Juan National Forest. Ancestral Pueblos lived here as well, and you can pass ancient remnants of their settlement on your hike!

Finally, don’t miss a visit to Rocky Mountain National Park near charming Estes Park - it’s a national treasure that occupies nearly 266,000 acres of pristine wilderness.

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