Attractions

Top Choice Park in Front Range

Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre

Red Rocks Amphitheatre is set between 400ft-high red sandstone rocks 15 miles southwest of Denver. Acoustics are so good many artists record live albums here. The 9000-seat theater offers stunning views and draws bi…
Top Choice Park in Boulder

Chautauqua Park

This historic landmark park is the gateway to Boulder’s most magnificent slab of open space adjoining the iconic Flatirons, and its wide, lush lawn attracts picnicking families, sunbathers, Frisbee folk and students…
Top Choice Historic Building in Denver

Union Station

Gorgeously restored, historic Union Station is Denver's main transportation hub, used by RTD light-rail lines, commuter buses and Amtrak. But it's way more than that. Inside, the main hall doubles as a waiting area …
Top Choice Museum in Denver

Denver Art Museum

DAM is home to one of the largest Native American art collections in the USA, and puts on special multimedia exhibits that vary from treasures of British art to Star Wars costumes. The Western American Art section o…
Top Choice Archaeological Site in Mesa Verde National Park

Cliff Palace

The only way to see the superb Cliff Palace is to take the hour-long ranger-led tour. The tour retraces the steps taken by the Ancestral Puebloans – visitors must climb down a stone stairway and four 10ft ladders. T…
Top Choice Buddhist Stupa in Red Feather Lakes

Great Stupa of Dharmakaya

The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya has an electrifying energy and is one of the most significant examples of Buddhist architecture in North America. It's really powerful coming here, and worth the extra miles to get down…
Top Choice National Park in Southwest Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park

A fascinating, if slightly eerie, national park. Anthropologists will love it here; Mesa Verde is unique among American national parks in its focus on maintaining this civilization's cultural relics rather than its …
Top Choice Museum in Rocky Mountain National Park

Moraine Park Museum

Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1923 and once the park’s proud visitors lodge, this building has been renovated in recent years to host exhibits on geology, glaciers and wildlife. Kids will like the inte…
Top Choice Park in Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur National Monument

Straddling the Utah-Colorado state line, Dinosaur National Monument protects one of North America's largest dinosaur fossil beds, discovered here in 1909. Though both states' sections are beautiful, Utah has the bon…
Top Choice Mountain in Manitou Springs

Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak (14,110ft) may not be the tallest of Colorado's 54 14ers, but it's certainly the most famous. The Ute originally called it the Mountain of the Sun, an apt description for this majestic peak, which crowns …