its rich and varied history, Colorado boasts some of the most
breathtaking scenery on the planet attracting mountain
climbers, back packers and adventure travelers hoping to experience
their own "Rocky Mountain high" at world famous Colorado
ski resorts and at natural wonders like Pike's Peak in Colorado
Top Colorado tourist attractions include the spectacularly scenic Rocky Mountains, the world class
Denver Museum of Nature and Science, and famous ski resorts in Vail, Aspen, and Telluride.
2024 Colorado travel special events and festivals
A late spring celebration at the Denver
Cherry Blossom Festival in June.
Just up ahead, check out our 2024 Colorado travel calender featuring memorable events and major festivals happening throughout the state with dates, locations and official links for more information. Happy travels!
January 26-28, 2024 -- 2024 Winter X Games Aspen - It's the Super Bowl of extreme winter snow sports when top athletes take to the slopes at Aspen.
March 22 - March 24 2024 -- Denver March Powwow Denver - Check out a swirling spectacle of native dances, drum beats,, songs, and native storytelling at the Deniver Coliseum. together with authentic Native American art & crafts, blankets, beadwork and food vendors.
April 19 - April 21, 2024 -- Durango Bluegrass Meltdown Durango -- If you love bluegrass, Durango is the place to be in spring for a strummin' and pickin' good time at various venues around town.
May 10 - May 11, 2024 -- Colorado Chocolate Festival Denver - Go chocolate crazy at more than 100 booths of candy, puddings, brownies and fudge, whips, dips and more at the Crown Plaza DIA Convention Center.
June 7 - June 9, 2024 (tentatve)-- Colorado Medieval Festival Loveland -- Travel back to the days of yore with on-site performers that include magicians, belly dancers, and sword fighters as well as live music entertainment and plenty of food to feast on.
June 22 - June 24, 2024 -- Cherry Blossom Festival Denver -- Teriyaki chicken, sake and Japanese artwork, live entertainment, exhibits and demonstrations are all part of the fun as Denver celebrates Japanese culture.
How sweet! A day to remember at the
Hammond Candy Factory tour in Denver.
Family fun in Denver includes a trip to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, one of the biggest natural history
museums in the nation. With limited time, head straight for the
museum's most popular exhibits, the Hall of Life and/or the Space
Odyssey, both featuring hands-on interactive exhibits.
Denver Zoo is also high on the list of places to go with kids
in tow, featuring close encounters with more than 4,000 animals
on 80 acres in City
Park, including a train and bus shuttle to help you see it
all. For a really sweet treat, kids also won't want to miss a
Candy Factory Tour offering friendly guides and a tour of
the candy making process, plus free candy samples at the end of
Springs, top kids entertainment (adults enjoy it, too) is provided
by the Ghost
Town Museum with a fun look back at the Old West with authentic-looking
displays including 19th century shops, a saloon, and activities
such as panning for gold. In nearby Cascade CO, families can also
get an early start on the holidays with a visit to the North
Pole, a Christmas-themed amusement park with a special trip to
Official Site for Colorado Travel and Tourism - An
eyeful of color and information awaits with an excellent guide to getting there
and getting around, suggested itineraries, special looks at ski areas, hotels,
hot springs, nature trails and more.
Colorado Springs - The state's most popular destination combined with
a trip to Pike's Peak including vacation package information & maps, pictures,
restaurant & hotel guides, event calendar.