Many people across the country and all over the world are often caught up in the spin and hyperbole experienced in the United States of America to the point they forget that this is one of the most diverse and greatest countries of the world. For travelers who admire a plethora or epic natural scenery and snow-capped peaks, visiting Colorado should be a priority. Colorado is one of those beautiful places where you get to experience the Rocky Mountains, more than a thousand peaks and different adventurous activities. If you’ve been wondering where you can get to explore the highest elevation of any state in the United States, it’s time you started parking for Colorado.
Travelers across the country tend to concentrate more on the central states when planning for an adventure not realizing that Colorado is one of the best states to explore. There’s no other place where you can get to experience three hundred days of sunshine a year and one hundred and ninety inches of snow than in this beautiful state. Here are some of the reasons why Colorado should be on your travel list this year.
Looking for a complete natural paradise? Are you one of those travelers who are comfortable doing without beach days? Well, Colorado has exactly what you want. You can start from the Sand Dunes National Park to explore the beautiful landscape, then head to Vail or Aspen for skiing, or spend time at the Rocky Mountain National Park. From exploring the natural beauty of Colorado to camping out to snowboarding and kayaking, there’s more to do here.
The Fantastic Food in Denver
In addition to Denver’s appeal and beauty, there’s more to enjoy here in terms of food. Whether you love pasta with lamb Bolognese, Maine lobster with spaghetti, or a creamy milk chocolate pot, the food here will make your trip more exciting. The seafood house in Denver offers a wide-ranging menu which includes a New England lobster roll, a flight of caviar, paella teeming with squid, sausage, and mussels, and an ever-changing list of oysters.
Celebrate the Endless Festivals
The best time to experience the festival season in Colorado is during summer. Note that there’s something for everyone, from old to young. If you’re a beer lover, summer is the time to come and experience beer festivals in this place. Everything isn’t just about music. In June there’s the Epic Beer Festival, the biggest festival in Denver. You’ll get to explore more than three hundred beers from about one hundred and twenty craft breweries from across the United States. Other festivals include the Greely Stampede from June 27 to July 7 and the countries longest-running while a water festival known as Fibark on June 12 and June 16.
Fly Fishing and the Wildlife
Start from the meandering streams of Granby before heading to the roaring waters of the Colorado River; you get to explore about thirty-five species of water fish. Let’s just say fly-fishing in this state can’t be beat. The state also features wildlife sightings which attract tourists from across the country. There are about 24 million acres of forested landscape in Colorado. From foxes to elks and other non-predatory animals, there’s so much wildlife to explore here.