Colorado is a vast state of stunning visual contrasts. From the iconic Rocky mountains, to the wild prairie grasslands and the rugged desert landscapes, a natural paradise awaits the visitor. Colorado's inhabitants are renowned for their love of the outdoors, a characteristic that would take even the most inattentive visitor very little time to spot. Skiing, hiking, fishing, horse-pack trekking and cycling are just a handful of the outdoor activities on offer, making Colorado one of America's main all-season tourist destinations. Whether you're one of the millions who flock there each year to discover the sensational skiing in stylish resorts such as Aspen and Vail, or whether you're there to sample the many other sporting attractions of the state or experience the cultural charms of the cities, this is the guide you need. Fodor's will help you plan the perfect trip taking into account the time and budget at your disposal and guarantee that you don't miss out on the wealth of beauty and exciting activities this multi-faceted state has to offer.
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