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    • Black Canyon RV Camping

      Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument Yesterday

      taking RV trip up through Durango CO to Black Canyon of Gunnison end of Aug. Looking for a good RV campground in Gunnison area that is close to good hiking, water & scenery. Meeting my sister from Denver in their RV - we are thinking Blue Mesa or Taylor Park based on what I've researched. Any insight would be greatly appreciated ;)

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    • What to do.

      Colorado Springs Mar 22, 2015 at 10:49 AM

      Going to be in Colorado Springs for two days 30th-31st. Traveling with a 16 year old and 5 year old. Any tips on what not to miss?

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    • What to do.

      Colorado Springs Mar 22, 2015 at 10:49 AM

      Going to be in Colorado Springs for two days 30th-31st. Traveling with a 16 year old and 5 year old. Any tips on what not to miss?

      4 Answers Mar 22, 2015 at 10:24 PM
    • Weather in colorado

      Durango Mar 10, 2015 at 2:42 PM

      My fiance and I are going to colorado march 16 for our honeymoon. What's the weather like In march In durango and Estes park ?

      1 Answer Mar 10, 2015 at 3:25 PM
    • Colorado trip in early may

      Colorado Mar 9, 2015 at 4:51 PM

      My boyfriend and I will be traveling out to Denver for a concert on May 11th. We will most likely be flying into Denver either the night of 5/6 or late morning on 5/7 and heading home on 5/12. I know we will be staying in Denver the night of 5/11. I have never been to Colorado. We love the outdoors, wildlife,history, and hiking. We would like to possibly go rafting but I know that the timing is not ideal. We would like to see as much of the beautiful scenery out there as possible. We are not big fans of the more touristy or developed areas but can tolerate them if it is the best option for a place to stay.

      We have the option of staying in a free condo in Steamboat Springs but I am not sure if that is the best location for us. After doing some research it does not really look like there is as much in that area as there is in other parts of the state. I originally was looking at RMNP but was deterred because Trail ridge road will not be open yet. I have also considered doing two nights in Steamboat and two nights on the way out or back somewhere in between near Breckenridge etc. The other option that looked very nice was SW Colorado, Telluride in particular. Especially if I can return in the future to do RMNP. My concern with that is drive time with us only having a short visit. I will say that I do love scenic drives and it sounds like that one is beautiful. I thought if we did that we may want to drive straight there but then stay a night somewhere in the middle on the way back.

      As you can tell I am totally overwhelmed by all of the great sounding options that Colorado has to offer. I am also very indecisive, heh. Hopefully I will get to return to Colorado at some point in the future but if there was a chance that this would be my only trip, what would you recommend? Thank you in advance for any suggestions!

      3 Answers Mar 10, 2015 at 12:43 PM
    • What to do for 3 days in Colorado?

      Denver Jan 4, 2015 at 10:32 AM

      We have decided to take a couple days and travel to Colorado. I want to see and do as much as I can in 3 days(2 full days). We are staying in Denver and considering renting a car. Should we rent a car or is there another type of transportation that will take us out of the city? Also where should we travel to? We have never experienced snow before so we want to experience winter activities. Thanks!

      5 Answers Jan 4, 2015 at 4:25 PM
    • travel from denver to durango by small rental car in january

      Durango Dec 25, 2014 at 8:42 AM

      i posted this previously but not sure it went through (prior to becoming a member).
      i want to travel from denver to durango and back by small rental car in mid january.
      i don't want to pay the extra $400/week for an all wheel drive suv rental if it's not necessary. i will be traveling in the morning and afternoon. i am used to driving in snow and ice in the midwest in a compact car but not in mountains. would like some input from locals.

      3 Answers Dec 26, 2014 at 1:13 PM
    • Appropriate attire

      Black Hawk Dec 23, 2014 at 7:33 AM

      What does one usually wear to gamble in black hawk?

      4 Answers Dec 24, 2014 at 9:43 PM
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      childcare in Colorado ski resorts?

      Colorado Dec 8, 2014 at 11:21 AM

      Need advice on a good skiing resort in Colorado with reasonable child care rates. I've looked at Beaver Creek and Keystone and Durango...if anyone knows please message me! Thanks

    • recommendations please

      Steamboat Springs Dec 6, 2014 at 8:00 AM

      I am going to Steamboat the 2nd week in January and will need to rent skis, boots, poles and helmet. I know if I want convenience I should stick to the mountain, but it's usually more expensive. Maybe not??? Would appreciate some recommendations, as well as some suggestions for restaurants. Also, which is better for transportation from Hayden airport to Steamboat- Alipine vs. Storm Mountain?
      thank you,
      Susan

    • looking for an off season destination

      Colorado Dec 4, 2014 at 2:29 PM

      My wife and I will be celebrating our anniversary in colorado in May and we are looking for a good discount on a hotel or spa. We are going to relax so the spa would be nice. We want something close to a town. Any suggestions on where we should go?

      4 Answers Dec 26, 2014 at 1:19 PM
    • travel partner

      Colorado Nov 23, 2014 at 9:50 PM

      OK i m 30 year old guy, I am studying my PhD in engineering since 3 years and i want to take a road trip this Dec break for 2 weeks. my plans are from Denver-Santa Fe- Flagstaff- Vegas-San Francisco - Portland- Seattle - Vancouver- Calgary - Billing - Wyoming - Denver. I prefer female who can drive as well. Will split everything 60-40. 60% on me.

      7 Answers Dec 2, 2014 at 5:50 PM
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      Need travel companion for Denver

      Denver Nov 8, 2014 at 1:29 PM

      Planning to visit denver around president's day long weekend . Need travel companion for sharing the expenses.

      2 Answers Nov 11, 2014 at 2:44 PM
    • How should I plan short Colorado Trip

      Colorado Nov 5, 2014 at 10:18 PM

      Hi,
      I am based in Los Angeles. In third week of December, I will be covering some part of AZ, New Mexico (Tucson, White Sands, Santa Fe, Taos) and planning for further route. I know Trail Ridge Road will be closed irrespective of good or bad weather. Same may be true for Rocky Mountain.
      I am thinking of taking route LA-Tucson-White Sands-Santa Fe-Taos-Colorado part-back to LA after covering on-route places. I have already Zion, Bryce, Moab, Arches/Canyonlands in my past trips. I was going through beautiful places in Colorado and found so many beautiful places, I am getting confused. We will drive rental car. We are not into skiing and long hikes, but mostly interested in scenic, photographic and beautiful places. I have few more questions :-
      1- If White Sands NM is comparable to Great Sands, should I skip whole lower loop of Tucson-White Sands ? any comparison, if anybody been to both places.
      2- Which places will not be accessible, in above mentioned places ? (I hope, I was able to mention best places)
      3- I will leave Santa Fe (or Taos) on 27-Dec morning and have to reach Grand Canyon on evening of 31-Dec. How should I plan these days between both places ?
      4- There are various routes from Santa Fe to Colorado Springs (25 and other one is via Taos-84-64-160-25, other one is via Million Dollar Hwy but out of way). Which route should I take ? I would keep a plan-B route in mind, because weather can be worse on few roads.
      I am facing hard time, how should I plan my days, place to visit and stay between 27-Dec and 31-Dec.
      Please suggest.

      4 Answers Nov 23, 2014 at 9:22 PM
    • Where in the Animas Valley is this awesome location? (need answers today!)

      Durango Nov 5, 2014 at 8:13 AM

      I am doing a photoshoot in a few days and I would really really like to figure out where the location of this picture is. I know it is in the Animas Valley, North of Durango, but I just don't know where exactly. If you know where it is, please pin it on a map on mapquest and reply with the URL of the map. Thanks so much for your help! I have my heart set on going to this location to help create a very special memory for a couple.

      5 Answers Nov 5, 2014 at 1:52 PM
    • Spring Break Trip

      Colorado Oct 28, 2014 at 11:10 AM

      Hey all.

      I'm a college student looking at possibly taking a trip to Colorado over spring break (end of March). I'm not a big skier but really enjoy hiking and similar activities outdoors plus I've never been to Colorado so just seeing the scenery and lifestyle of the state are draws as well. Plus the draw of cheap airfare (cheap is always a plus) and lower traffic are great.

      What I'm wondering is if this is advisable for the time of year (the cold doesn't worry me as I'm from MN and used to it)? Are the trails open and/or accessible at this time? If you would recommend it, are there any sights I should definitely try to see or treks I should make? I'm looking at coming into Denver and going from there and will be staying from Tuesday to Sunday. Thanks for your help everyone!

      4 Answers Nov 11, 2014 at 2:44 PM
    • Colorado attraction: havent been their since I was 10

      Colorado Oct 8, 2014 at 3:00 AM

      what is the name of the attraction that deals with "marble" on top of a mountain, that you actually need a 4x4 to go up the trail to see it???? its like a Marble city...

      1 Answer Oct 8, 2014 at 3:18 AM
    • limited vacation time

      Colorado Sep 6, 2014 at 12:08 PM

      I have a very limited amount of vacation time, but would love to spend a long weekend in Colorado. I'd love to see the Rocky mountains, and possibly stay in a beautiful log home or a hotel with a grand lodge. What is your suggestion for the #1 must see place? And what is the best time of year to visit your suggested place?

      2 Answers Nov 11, 2014 at 2:44 PM
    • How long does it take to drive?

      Colorado Sep 3, 2014 at 10:45 AM

      We're travelling from Grand Lake to Leadville, and would like to work in a trip up Mt. Evans. Is there time for that, or would that be too much to work in?

      3 Answers Sep 3, 2014 at 12:52 PM
    • Ground transportation

      Denver Aug 26, 2014 at 1:41 PM

      What is the best way to get from the Amtrak station to the airport? I will need to get a hotel overnight as well.

      3 Answers Aug 26, 2014 at 4:18 PM
    • cabins on the river

      Estes Park Aug 19, 2014 at 5:51 PM

      can anyone recommend cabins right on the river? we want a cabin with hot tub, kitchen and great wildlife viewing. thanks! oh, for 2 people.

      1 Answer Nov 11, 2014 at 2:44 PM
    • cabins on the river

      Estes Park Aug 19, 2014 at 5:46 PM

      we are looking for a nice/rustic and clean cabin on the river for my husband and me. WAnt to be close to downtown but far enough away that we can enjoy fishing and wildlife. help!

      1 Answer Sep 18, 2014 at 4:42 AM
    • WILDLIFE VIEWING IN STEAMBOAT AREA

      Steamboat Springs Aug 10, 2014 at 8:01 PM

      What's the best opportunity to see any wildlife if we took a day off from skiiing?
      Any Eagle viewing options?

      thanks

    • Sightseeing ideas Denver to Steamboat Springs..

      Colorado Aug 9, 2014 at 2:45 PM

      Can anyone recommend some things to see on the way to Steamboat springs from Denver? I am taking a short road trip over a weekend and want to see some sights( any must sees) along the way...like cool caves or waterfalls or picture taking opportunities. I'm not looking for any major hiking as I want to spend as much time in the Strawberry springs park as possible, soaking in the hot springs. But I was thinking of taking one way there and a different way back to view as much of Colorado as possible. Any suggesttions? Any help will be welcome. I am from Texas so I dont know the area at all. Thanks in advance.

    • denver to pueble

      Pueblo Aug 8, 2014 at 12:43 PM

      I will arrive from Pakistan at Denver airport and would like to go to Pueblo . The arrival time for the flight at Denver is around 7pm. I want to go near Pueblo YMCA Need guidance.

      2 Answers Nov 23, 2014 at 9:26 PM
    • swimming hole

      Colorado Aug 3, 2014 at 10:05 AM

      Where is a good swimming hole near Colorado Springs?

    • Travel schedule

      Colorado Jul 28, 2014 at 12:39 PM

      I need help scheduling my vacation. We will be flying into Denver on Thurs, Oct 2 and leaving Saturday Oct 11. I want to spend the most time in Co Springs and Estes Park, but also want to have day trips to Boulder and Golden. A couple of days in Denver would be nice, but I expect most of our time will be in CS and EP because we want to do a lot of hiking and nature sight-seeing (RMNP, Garden of the Gods, etc). Since we fly in Thurs evening and fly out early Sat, those two days won't have anything planned.
      Would it make more sense to start out the week staying in CS, and hit up Golden en route to EP? Then while staying in EP take a day tour to Boulder? I'd like to try driving over to Grand Lake, as well. I'm trying to figure out how much time to allot each place, and what city to stay in if driving out for a day trip somewhere.
      Also, I understand that temps can vary widely throughout the day in October but we'd really like to do some white-water rafting. Will the waters be too cold to get any of that in?
      Thanks for any and all advice!

      4 Answers Jul 29, 2014 at 5:36 AM
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      connection time between southwest airlines flights in denver airport

      Denver Jul 26, 2014 at 1:27 AM

      hi --

      i am flying from tennessee to idaho (and back) in november with one stop in denver. all flights are on southwest airlines, with connection times 45-50 mins each way. is that long enough?

      thanks -- susie margaret

      3 Answers Jul 26, 2014 at 9:40 AM
    • Best things to do

      Pagosa Springs Jul 12, 2014 at 6:41 PM

      Hello: We are visiting Pagosa Springs in 3 weeks and would like to know what you think are the best things we should do for sure.

      Thanks.

    • 6 or 7-day road trip

      Colorado Jul 3, 2014 at 10:32 AM

      Hello! We are planning a sightseeing trip to Colorado in mid to late September, and wanted some advise/suggestions on a travel route and itinerary. We would love to see some fall foliage. Will these dates work for that? Some of the places we would like to visit are RMNP, Maroon Bells, Black Canyon, Ouray, Pike's Peak, and Leadville. Are there others that you would suggest? What would be the best itinerary? I just don't want to make our travel days so "full" that we are rushed to get to the next spot! Thanks so much!

      3 Answers Jul 7, 2014 at 5:14 PM
    • what to wear in July

      Crested Butte Jun 26, 2014 at 11:21 AM

      I have never been to Crested Butte. Will be there in 2 days (June 28th). Confused by low temps. Don't know how to pack or what people wear there.

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      Best Hikes and things to do.

      Rocky Mountain National Park Jun 21, 2014 at 8:16 AM

      Me and my husband will be spending 2 and a half days in RMNP during August and staying near Estes Park. I have been looking at things to do and wondered if anyone could help narrow down to the best things to do in the short time we have. We love hiking and being out in nature and have found the following things:

      Drive on Trail Ridge and visit the Alpine Visitor Centre (considering this on the day we arrive from Casper)
      I have seen trails for Bear Lake, and Nymph to Emerald Lake is this all on the same trail?
      Alberta Falls Trail
      Adams Falls Trail
      Sky Pond Trail
      Chasm Lake
      Ghost Tour at Stanley Hotel

      As we will not have time to do all of these any help or advice on what to pick over another would be great, we do plan to head off early to try and beat some of the crowds at this time of year.

      4 Answers Jul 4, 2014 at 4:30 AM