The Front Range, Colorado region is notable for the Peak To Peak Scenic Byway, and it’s a great starting point for exploring quaint towns, forest-lined lakes and parks. Estes Park offers a scenic Riverwalk, boating on Lake Estes, an aerial tram, historic sites and a wide range of outdoor recreation near Rocky Mountain National Park.
Outside magazine named Boulder the best place in the nation for outdoor sports. Explore 45,000 acres perfect for hiking, biking, mountain climbing, kayaking and fishing. Nearby Eldora Mountain Resort is popular for skiing and snowboarding. Home to the University of Colorado, Boulder also offers craft breweries, creative cuisine and fun nightlife.
Quaint Georgetown is known for the Georgetown Loop Railroad, offering visitors a ride on a steam train to Silver Plume and a tour of the Lebanon Silver Mine. Browse the shops, or tour the Hamill House Museum. Save time for a drive on the Guanella Pass Scenic Byway and a stop at the Georgetown Wildlife Viewing Area.
The Front Range, Colorado
Fort Collins is a gateway city for Rocky Mountain National Park and Roosevelt National Forest. Visit the Old Town Historic District for bookstores, galleries and shops, or tour craft breweries and the Museum of Discovery.
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Black Hawk and Central City are popular destinations for casino gambling. Take a self-guided walking tour and discover the Gold Rush past of the two historic mining towns. Visit the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, or explore the mysteries of the ocean at the nearby National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Loveland hosts the nation’s largest exhibit of prehistoric arrowheads at the Stone Age Fair in September.
Fort Collins is one of Colorado’s most popular cities for craft brewing. Take a tour of the famous Anheuser-Busch plant and get a glimpse of the famous Clydesdale horses. Fort Collins Brewery, Odell Brewing Company and New Belgium Brewing Company provide tours and free samples of their tasty beers. Longmont is also home to several craft breweries including Left Hand Brewing and Oskar Blues Brewery. Both hold fun events year-round.
Estes Park is the base camp for Rocky Mountain National Park. The mountain village offers hiking, cycling and water sports in summer and winter sports like sledding, ice climbing and backcountry skiing in winter. Several outfitters offer guided tours. Explore the shops and eateries and take the time to drive Trail Ridge Road for scenic views of the alpine forest. Nearby Golden Gate Canyon State Park offers hiking and biking trails.
Held in late June and early July, The Greeley Stampede features some of the top cowboys on the PRCA circuit. Named the Mountain States Circuit Large Rodeo of the Year, the annual stampede features bronco and bull riding, concerts and a variety of family-friendly special events including a carnival, agricultural exhibits, the Big Buckle Ball and a spectacular Fourth of July parade.