Colorado is well known for its national parks, forests, gold rush ghost towns, ancient Indian temples and ski resorts. The capital, Denver lies at the foot of the Rockies and is known for its museums, parks and architecture.
Visit Colorado Springs; the Rocky Mountains and Mesa Verde National Parks; Black Canyon and the formation of the Garden of the Gods; Pikes Peak. In Denver, visit the Denver Botanic Gardens; Lower Downtown District of Denver and Denver Art Museum. The range of soft adventure for families is growing fast.
The capital of the Old West, Denver is best visited in the Summer months, to get a feel for what it was like during the Gold Rush days of the last century. The natural beauty of the National Parks and indeed the Rockies comes alive during these months, as do the legendary colours of the mountains and desert.