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4 Stunning National Parks in Colorado Will Blow Your Mind!

Thinking about Colorado for vacation? If you love national parks, this is definitely a top state to visit. With a total of 12 NPS units, Colorado has plenty of adventures to discover. Most of the attention is rightfully focused on the state’s flagship, Rocky Mountain National Park, with its dramatic alpine views, pristine lakes, and … Read more

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Sand Dunes of Colorado Will Blow You Away!

When it comes to national parks in Colorado, Great Sand Dunes is usually an afterthought compared to the state’s flagship, Rocky Mountain. In recent years, the former has averaged about 500,000 annual visitors while the latter is regularly one of the most-visited U.S. national parks with about 4.5 million per year. But Great Sand Dunes … Read more

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Top Things to do in the Rocky Mountain National Park

With stunning mountain views, pristine alpine lakes, and great hiking, Rocky Mountain National Park visit is one of America’s finest. Regularly one of the top-five most popular national parks, an average of 4.5 million people visit every year. Most of these visitors focus on scenic drives, wildlife viewing, and hiking on over 350 miles of … Read more

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Why Mesa Verde Cliff Dwelling is a Must See in Colorado!

If you’re considering southwestern Colorado for vacation, Mesa Verde National Park protects some of the best-preserved and most impressive Ancestral Puebloan ruins in the United States. Within the park’s 82 square miles, there are over 5,000 known archaeological sites. These include around 600 cliff dwellings plus mesa-top sites like pit houses, pueblos, masonry towers, and … Read more

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Black Canyon in Colorado in the Fall | Top Places to Visit

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, located near the town of Montrose in western Colorado, has an ominous name. The park protects 12 miles of a stunning 48-mile gorge of the Gunnison River. In parts of the park, this gorge is over 2000 feet deep and so narrow that sunlight only reaches certain lower … Read more

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Best National Parks Near Denver Co

The best national parks near Denver Co offer some of the most breath-taking views and diverse landscapes. In fact, you can reach four of them within a beautiful 6-hour drive.  For instance, Rocky Mountain National Park is less than an hour and a half from the city and is the most popular. 12.5 million people visit the … Read more