Right now, you may not be thinking about travel. Maybe you know that it’s not always that safe to travel around because you may be putting yourself or your family at risk. However, maybe you’re also a little bit tired of staying at home? When that’s the case, you may find that you need to get out a little bit and try and have a bit of a break. Traveling can also be safe. As long as you are careful and you are planning everything out in order to stay safe, you can definitely enjoy a trip. Heading to Colorado could be exactly what you need now to get some fresh air, enjoy nature, and have a great time with your significant other or your family. Here’s what you can do.
Mile High City
First of all, if you’re thinking of going to Colorado, you might want to consider staying in the Mile High City of Denver. This abundant and vibrant city is home to some of the greatest museums and stadiums. The city’s Larimer Square is the oldest block and is decorated with gorgeous 19th-Century buildings. There’s also the Denver Art Museum to explore as well as the mansion of Molly Brown, a famous survivor of the titanic.
Rocky Mountain National Park
The landscape of Colorado is unique. The desert, canyons, and snowy mountain tops definitely make it a naturally beautiful area. At the centre of this, is the Rocky Mountain National Park. It’s home to beautiful forestry and alpine alongside the mountains and is largely protected. Here, you will find the Trail Ridge Road and Old Fall River Road that offer a scenic route with incredible views. But the trail at Bear Lake has some of the best around.
Then, there’s Aspen to consider visiting too. Here, you’ll find snowy mountain tops and lots of skiing. This ski resort town is widely popular for its outdoor fun, along with its classy restaurants and boutiques, museums, and galleries. So if you like to ski or even Après ski, you will love Aspen.
The Colorado Classics
From here, you might want to think about how you can really enjoy some of the best of Colorado. As you may know, horseback riding is a huge part of the lifestyle here. And what better way to explore the natural environment than on the back of a horse? Look into the different places you can do this, such as Colorado Mountain Horseback Riding, and make a booking for your trip. Then, you can really enjoy your time in the state.
What to Eat & Drink
But that’s not all, you might also want to think about what you might want to eat and drink while you are there. It’s important to make sure that you check out different restaurants and recommendations on where to eat and drink. If you’re not much of a foodie, then you can definitely just check everything out as soon as you get there. However, if you do like food, it’s nice to research beforehand and decide where you want to go.
**Post contributed by peer travel writer and lover of the outdoors, Antonia Hanson**