Are you looking for adventure in Colorado? You’re sure to find it. Colorado is a wonderland waiting to be explored. From arts and culture to outdoor exploration, there’s something for everyone in Colorful Colorado. See for yourself! Build your ultimate Colorado bucket list today.
Our Top Colorado Bucket List Items
1. Ski or Snowboard in Aspen/Snowmass
Even if you’ve never hit the slopes before, skiing is a must-do in Colorado. If you’re skiing or snowboarding in the Centennial State, you’ll want to do it in Aspen/Snowmass. With four mountains, two towns, and one unforgettable experience, Aspen/Snowmass is THE destination for winter sports.
2. Hike or Backpack in Colorado
Are you sensing a theme? Colorado is for lovers of the great outdoors! If you’re into hiking, we recommend hiking Maroon Bells and Crested Butte, Emerald Lake Trail at Rocky Mountain National Park, Royal Arch Trail in Boulder, and Saint Mary’s Glacier in Arapaho National Forest.
3. Visit Every Colorado National Park
Did you know? Colorado has four National Parks — Rocky Mountain, Mesa Verde, Great Sand Dunes, and Black Canyon of the Gunnison. Their natural and man-made wonders range from mountains to Ancestral Puebloan dwellings to sand dunes. You’ll feel like you’ve traveled to a new world with each destination. Visit one or check them all off!
4. Attend an Aspen Food, Music, Drinks, or Arts Festival
Colorado is full of culture! Check out these annual events and festivals in Aspen & Snowmass.
X Games Aspen
You’ll know when the X Games are in town. The air is buzzing with excitement as some of the top athletes compete in exciting winter sports. Not only can you watch the competitions, but famous artists also take the stage.
Gay Ski Week
The rainbow flags fly high during Gay Ski Week! An incredible lineup of events will keep you busy for an entire week. Enjoy parties, contests, shows, and more. There’s nothing like it!
Food & Wine Classic
Food enthusiasts, this Aspen and Snowmass event is for you. Enjoy a weekend full of tastings, celebrity chef panels, and cooking demonstrations at the Food & Wine Classic.
The Aspen Filmfest is always a great time. This non-competitive film festival has debuted an impressive number of award-winning films like The Imitation Game and Argo. Save the dates and purchase your tickets early because this festival sells out.
5. Attend a Concert at Red Rocks Amphitheater
Red Rocks Amphitheater in Denver, CO, boasts big names, incredible atmosphere, and acoustic perfection! As the most attended venue in the world for its size, a concert isn’t just a concert here; it’s an experience.
6. Visit the Four Corners
How many people can say they’ve been in 4 states at once? At the Four Corners, you can experience this for yourself! The area is also “filled with archaeological sites, remote landscapes, and scenic byways waiting to be explored.”
Aspen Signature Vacation Rentals
If you’re traveling to Colorado, you’ll need somewhere to stay. Aspen Signature Vacation Rentals offers the most premiere rentals in Aspen/Snowmass with world-class amenities, exclusive locations, and top-notch customer service.