What We Love About Colorado
On The Destination
- Skiing Vail’s Back Bowls. Seven bowls, more than 3,000 acres: Carving fresh tracks through the seemingly endless groomed trails and powdery mogul runs is one of Colorado skiing’s greatest pleasures.
- Dining in Denver. Sure, Denver always has had great steak, but now there’s a true culinary scene, from the foie-gras-and-foam menu of Restaurant Kevin Taylor to the flown-in-daily seafood of Sushi Den and the Mediterranean-inspired dishes of Rioja.
- Playing in the sand. The giant sandbox known as Great Sand Dunes National Park inspires childlike wonder for all ages. Hike up, board down, or just wander through the ever-shifting mountains of sand.
The sky is gray. The wind is whipping. It is December in†Minnesota, where lakes flash-freeze each winter into barren plains of snow and ice. Tighe Belden, a guide with Lakawa School of Kiteboarding, adjusts a line tethered to a client on skis. He whips the cord to puff up a kite lying limp on the... More
Your heart races, your palms dampen, and thatís just from taking in the view around here. Wait till the mountain bike ride. Or the trail run, kayak trip, trout fishing, summit reaching, or anything else you can do under the warm Colorado sun. And after youíre all warmed up, Colorado will reward you with cool, comfortable evenings just right for outdoor dining and entertainment. Along with a night sky filled with dazzling stars that seem close enough to touch. Bottom line, when Colorado is your playground, thereís no end to the summer fun. Start planning your breathtaking Colorado summer experience today.