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Colorado Tourist Attractions

Jul 24, 2008
Colorado is an incredibly beautiful state to visit and is well known for it's National Parks. It is a great choice for anyone who really loves experiencing the wonders of nature. If the idea of visiting Colorado intrigues you, you will want to learn more about what this state has to offer.

There are a number of Colorado tourist attractions that are well worthy of visiting. Here are just few which are a must on your visit to Colorado.

Colorado National Parks

Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most popular parks that can be found in Colorado.It is also one of the most beautiful. This particular National park is well known for the manyhiking trails that it has to offer,as well as the beautiful Grand Lake.

Mesa Verde National Park is one of the most well known Colorado tourist attractions for one very important reason: it is one of the best well preserved archaeological places in the entire country. Although hiking is fairly popular in this Mesa Verde national park, keep in mind that only certain trails are open to the public.

Great Sand Dunes National Park is another very beautiful national park. Hiking,which tends to be popular in most national parks, tends to be slightly more difficult in this particular one, due to the sand. Another very popular activity to take part in at this national park is sand castle building. Keep in mind that biking is not allowed here.

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is another one of the great national parks in Colorado that may be of interest to you. Rock-climbing and hiking for people of all skill levels is very popular in this national park. If you are very adventurous, this may be the right national park for you to visit.

Colorado National Monuments

There are also many national monuments that are located in the state of Colorado. Some of the more interesting ones that you may want to see while you are in Colorado include Dinosaur National Monument, Canyon of the Ancients National Monument and Colorado National Monument, to name only a few. If you are interested in historical sites, then you may want think about visiting one or more of these tourist attractions.

Salt Lake City

Another interesting idea is to take a day trip while you are staying in Colorado, to Salt Lake City. There are many things to see and do in this city, which is not too far from Colorado. Some of the different tourist attractions that can be found here include Off Broadway Theatre, Lagoon Amusement Park, Utah's Hogle Zoo and the Living Planet Aquarium. Well worth an interesting and varied day trip.

The great thing about Colorado is that there are activities all the year round for holiday makers with superb skiing facilities at Winter Park Resort and many different restaurants with international cuisine including Italian, French, Mexican and many more.

These are only a few of the interesting places to visit in Colorado.There are many moretourist attractions in the state of Colorada and you can be sure you will find activities which the whole family will enjoy on your Colorado vacation.
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Harry Raymond Cowperthwaite is a Publisher and Webmaster of: http://www.packageholidaysauctions.com He provides original articles on his website about Holiday places to visit and links where you can book Holidays, Vacations more cheaply.
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