Top things to do in Colorado

Top Choice Park in Denver

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 Museum in Denver

Denver Art Museum

The 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 Wester…
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; its wide, lush lawn attracts picnicking families, sunbathers, Frisbee folk and students fro…
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 Modern American in Denver

Root Down

In a converted gas station, this is one of the city’s most ambitious culinary concepts, marrying sustainable ‘field-to-fork’ practices, high-concept culinary fusions and a low-impact, energy-efficient ethos. The men…
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 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 Brewery in Boulder

Mountain Sun

As Boulder as it gets, this is the town's favorite brewery. It cheerfully serves a smorgasbord of fine brews and packs in everyone from yuppies to hippies. Best of all is its community atmosphere. The pub grub, espe…
Top Choice American in Steamboat Springs

Laundry

This new-generation Steamboat eatery has some of the best food in town. You'll love creative takes on comfort food, charcuterie boards, big steaks, barbecue, creative presentations and pickled everything. Budget-bus…
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…