Fun Activities in Colorado
Colorado is a favorite place because of its various fun activities. The list is long and includes suitable things to do for groups, and individuals, high-action fun, relaxing, or mentally stimulating activities. Here are some favorites for you to consider:
Fun Group Activities
- Off-Road Tours – amazing scenic 4×4 guided tours, or bring your own.
- Scenic Train Rides – view the mountains from a historical narrow gauge scenic train.
- Golf – Colorado has many, many golf courses, private and public.
- Snowmobile Tours – an amazing way for the group to get close to winter wonderland.
- Horseback Trail Rides – ride the trails with the group via horseback.
- Helicopter Tours – a bird’s eye view of the Rocky Mountains.
- Snow Cat Skiing & Tours – gets you into winter country not usually traveled.
- Adventure Parks & Ziplining – thrill-seeking experiences integrated into the mountainscapes.
- Cross-Country Skiing & Snowshoeing – a heart-pumping activity in the canopy of alpine trees and stunning scenery.
- Sledding & Tubing – big fun, especially for the kids. Dedicated parks like no other.
- Ice Skating – indoor and outdoor rinks found in resort towns and beyond.
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- Health & Wellness Spas – some of the best spas with a complete selection of services are easily found in resort towns.
- Natural Hot Springs – are found throughout the state. Some are complete with spa services, lodging, and more. Others are more out of the way and completely natural.
- Swimming Pools – found throughout Colorado.
- Marijuana Dispensaries – really take the edge off and enjoy your vacation time.
- Nature Walks, Sightseeing, Wildflowers – enjoy a stroll through the many public parks, gardens, and neighborhood paths.
Interactive Fun Activities
- Shopping – small town shops, farmers markets, and modern shopping/activity centers.
- Music & Concerts – various venues exist, such as outdoor concerts, local pubs, and concert halls.
- Arcades – mostly found on the Front Range.
- Events – holiday events or events for almost any reason imaginable. Resort towns go all out, as do many of the bigger metropolitan areas.
- Museum Tours – plenty of museums in Colorado to explore and learn about Western heritage.
Sporting Fun Activities
- Skiing & Snowboarding – experience Colorado’s world-class resorts.
- Hut-to-Hut Skiing or Hiking – try the 10th Mountain Division for a backcountry adventure.
- Whitewater Rafting – Colorado has the best rivers and guided rafting tour companies.
- Colorado Lakes – more than 4,000 lakes are waiting for you to enjoy via boat, SUP, canoes, and more.
- Fishing – fly fishing in Gold Medal River waters or line fish at a nearby lake.
- Mountain Biking, Gravel Biking, Road Cycling – some of the best trails and terrain for the cyclist is in Colorado.
- Hiking & Backpacking – Colorado is famous for its trails. 5,266 mapped trails are available for day hiking or multi-day trips.
Choose Your Colorado Fun Activities
Whether you’re looking for a physically challenging activity like skiing, hiking, or whitewater rafting or a more laid-back activity like soaking in hot springs, riding a historic railroad, or visiting a Colorado museum, Colorado will not disappoint. These are just some suggestions; Colorado has even more fun activities, seek, and you shall find.
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