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Sightseeing

Colorado Scenery & SightseeingSome of the most beautiful vistas in the country can be found in Colorado.  Sightseeing in Colorado is truly an incredible experience with a wide range of scenery from alpine meadows and groves of aspen trees to craggy peaks and rushing streams.  If you are looking for that perfect photo op or maybe the site for your next holiday photo card, then you have come to the right place. Colorado offers great sightseeing of the incredible Rocky Mountains as well as many beautiful sights in and around the Front Range and Denver area. 


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Whether you are just looking to take a few pictures or spend a week visiting all of the stunning sights available, there is something for everyone in Colorado.  Consider staying in a single town like Buena Vista and filling your trip with sightseeing adventures from hiking the local 14,000 foot peaks to visiting the many historic landmarks.

For those planning a trip to Denver, a great way to take in the Mile High City is by visiting lower downtown (“LoDo”) and Larimer Square. You can also stop by Mile High Stadium, Coors Field and the United States Mint.

Want to see it all?  Consider a road trip to see the full breadth of Colorado's sights.  Upon leaving Denver, your Colorado sightseeing trip can continue into the foothills with a tour of the Coors Brewery or the Argo Mine. While making the drive, be sure to take the Lariat Trail and historic byway, an opportunity to view the breathtaking, 200 mile panorama.

In addition, Red Rocks Amphitheatre is an incredible landmark and attraction that should be experienced by anyone traveling through this area. This beautiful amphitheatre is open to the public on days when no concerts are scheduled.  Red Rocks is the perfect place for a quick sightseeing stop or to spend the afternoon in one of the country’s most beautiful concert venues.

If your travels take you towards Colorado Springs and Cañon City, don't miss the many incredible sightseeing options in the area, including a cog railroad tour of Pikes Peak, a view of the Arkansas River from the Royal Gorge Bridge, and a stroll through the Garden of the Gods.

As for the Rocky Mountains, from Aspen to Durango there are countless beautiful views to be experienced. Along the Interstate 70 corridor there are many scenic overlook locations, including Glenwood Springs and Vail, and a simple drive along this highway will provide you with plenty of beautiful views right off the road.

Don't feel like planning your sightseeing in too much detail?  Colorado is an excellent place to just go for a drive and enjoy the views!  There are so many Colorado tourist attractions, scenic overlooks, interesting back roads, and quirky towns, you can easily fill an entire vacation just exploring.  
Sightseeing