Denver - the vibrant Mile-High City, capital of the state.
Aurora - a large city in the Denver metro area.
Boulder - a colorful college town in the foothills of the Rockies not far from Denver, but a world unto its own.
Cañon City - Home of The Canon City Queen Anne Tea House, the Royal Gorge, and Supermax Prison.
Colorado Springs - Colorado's second-largest city, with many natural attractions such as Pike's Peak and the "Garden of the Gods" not far away.
Durango - Historic frontier city, with its famous narrow-gauge railroad and nearby Mesa Verde National Park.
Fort Collins - historic town which has become a hip university city.
Grand Junction - hub city of the northwestern region, gateway to Colorado's Wine Country and the Black Canyon of the Gunnison.
Loveland - historic city in northern Colorado.
Pueblo - gateway to Colorado's high country for travelers coming up from the southeast.
Aspen - trendy ski town known for its celebrities and liberal politics.
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park - 12 miles of a spectacular and scenic gorge.
Breckenridge - most popular ski resort in the U.S.
Colorado's Wine Country - Near Palisade. Home to some of the highest vineyards in the world
Dinosaur National Monument - Near Craig. massive bones of Jurassic era sauropods and allosauruses abound throughout this fossil-rich area. Also a great place for whitewater rafting.
Great Sand Dunes National Park - includes North America's tallest dunes, which rise over 750 feet high against the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Near Alamosa.
Mesa Verde National Park - home to Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings. Near Cortez.
Rocky Mountain National Park - drive the harrowing Trail Ridge Road down the spine of the Continental Divide. Near Estes Park.
Vail - Second largest ski resort in North America.