Colorado has a wide variety of indoor recreational activities throughout the state, including shopping, fine dining, museums, concerts and art galleries. It also offers many opportunities for outdoor recreational activities such as hiking, camping, sightseeing, wildlife watching, fishing, mountain climbing, as well as many famous scenic byways.Continue Reading
For outdoor enthusiasts, Colorado has a varied landscape, boasting over 50 peaks reaching 14,000 feet or higher in its Rocky Mountain regions, as well as miles of rolling prairies in its eastern region. The state also features many state parks, national parks and forests, including Rocky Mountain National Park and the Great Sand Dunes National Preserve and Park, which is famous for having the highest sand dunes in North America.
For those seeking indoor leisure activities, Colorado is home to a large number of music, dance, theater and performing arts organizations active throughout the year and featuring annual events such as the Colorado Shakespeare Festival in Boulder, the Aspen Music Festival and the Vail International Dance Festival. Colorado has many renowned museums, including the Denver Art Museum, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver. In addition, many annual arts festivals take place in Colorado, such as the Estes Park Fine Arts and Crafts Festival.Learn more about Geography