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Top Colorado Destinations this Summer

July 16, 2014

When it comes to Colorado, many people think it’s a great destination for the winter season because it has great mountains for skiing and snowboarding. What they don’ t tell you, however, is that Colorado also makes the perfect summer getaway, especially for those of you how are outdoorsy and love mountain excursions. ┬áColorado seems to have everything like hiking, biking, outdoor adventure parks, zip lining, alpine slides, golfing, whitewater rafting, great shopping, and world-class cuisine. All that PLUS incredible and scenic views of the Rocky Mountains and all their glory. Check out some of the highlights of our favorite destinations below:

Steamboat Springs

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  • Known as being “down-to-earth” and very authentic, welcoming both hiking and cowboy boots alike.
  • Located close to the Yampa River, perfect for fly fishing trout.
  • Routt County offers great rock climbing perfect for beginners and intermediates.

Click here to learn more about Steamboat Springs.

Telluride

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  • Known to have one of the most breathtaking valleys in the Rocky Mountains.
  • Famous for it’s lively events and festivals: Balloon Festival, Bluegrass Festival, Wine Festival, Yoga Festival, Film Festival, etc.
  • Includes several 14,000+ foot peaks, also known as “14ers”.

Click here to learn more about Telluride.

Vail

  • Commonly known as the mock “European-style” getaway of Colorado.
  • Home to some of Colorado’s best luxurious spas, fine dining, and shopping.
  • Has three rivers to choose from for whitewater rafting and fishing: The Colorado, Eagle or Arkansas Rivers.

Click here to learn more about Vail.

Winter Park

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  • Home to the longest alpine slide in the state of Colorado.
  • Offers other unique activities such as s’mores by the fire for adults or the GyroExtreme space trainer.
  • Has over 600 miles of mountain bike and hiking trails.

Click here to learn more about Winter Park.

Safe Travels,

The VacationRoost Team

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