What Are Some Colorado Tourist Attractions?


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Some Colorado tourist attractions are the Georgetown Loop Railroad, the Downtown Aquarium in Denver, the Sky Ute Casino Resort in Ignacio, the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden and the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument in Dolores. The town of Creede, Mineral County, which sits at an elevation of 8,852 feet and is surrounded by 14,000 foot peaks, is another popular attraction among tourists to Colorado. Creede is also home to the Creede Repertory Theatre, which was named by USA Today as one of the top 10 places to see "way off Broadway" shows.

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The Canyons of the Ancients National Monument comprises over 6,000 archaeological sites and covers an area of around 100 square miles. Along with the nearby Anasazi Heritage Center, it is especially popular among tourists interested in learning about ancient Native American culture. The official website of this national monument describes the Canyons of the Ancients as a vast outdoor museum to explore, either on foot or by car. Guidebooks and maps are available from the Anasazi Heritage Center.

Some other popular attractions in Colorado are the Colorado Gators Farm in Mosca and the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs. Hot air balloon rides and adventure activities are available from Colorado Hot Air Balloon Rides in Breckenridge and Colorado Adventures in Buena Vista, respectively.

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