The Top 3 Reasons To Take A Colorado Vacation

The Top 3 Reasons To Take A Colorado Vacation

Colorado Select Registry – April 20, 2016

Dreaming of a vacation where you can reconnect with nature? From its breathtaking mountains to its rocky river canyons, Colorado's well known geographical diversity offers you endless opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors! If you haven't started planning your Colorado vacation, here's why you should start now.

Here are our top 3 reasons you should take a Colorado vacation soon!


1. See A Sunset At The San Juan National Forest In Durango, Colorado

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Be amazed by the splendor of this gigantic forest.

Located on almost 2 million acres, the beauty of the San Juan National Forest is something you must see to believe! From its tall peaks to ancient cliff dwellings, this forests' scenery will take your breath away.


Spend the day hiking and end it with a spectacular sunset at the Weminuche Wilderness Area!


Where To Stay In Durango, Colorado


Only two hours away from the San Juan National Forest is the peaceful Antlers on the Creek Bed and Breakfast! Just minutes from downtown Durango, this creekside property is a relaxing oasis perfect for nature lovers with a hearty appetite.


This Durango bed and breakfast offers guests spacious rooms and suites with contemporary mountain décor. Your stay at Antlers on the Creek also includes an incredible three-course breakfast every morning!


Under two and a half hours from the San Juan National Forest is the award-winning Blue Lake Ranch! This luxury bed and breakfast has been recognized by Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure for its scenic location and exceptional accommodations.



When you're not exploring the San Juan National Forest, spend the day relaxing at Blue Lake Ranch. From breathtaking mountain views to vibrant gardens, take advantage of the natural wonders this Durango bed and breakfast offers!



2. Appreciate The WildLife At The Rocky Mountain National Park In Estes Park, Colorado

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Hike some of its 300+ trails to see elk, black bears, or bighorn sheep.

You can't visit Estes Park without spending a day at the Rocky Mountain National Park! Known for its incredible mountain views, pristine lakes, and varied environments, this park is home to many different species of plants and animals.


From yellow-bellied marmots and pikas to mountain lions, mule deer, and moose, visitors at the Rocky Mountain National Park are always amazed at its abundance of wildlife. Visit during the Fall season and you might witness the elk rut!


Where To Stay In Estes Park, Colorado

A short 20-minute drive away from the Rocky Mountain National Park is the secluded Romantic RiverSong Bed and Breakfast Inn! Tucked away on 27 wooded acres, this bed and breakfast offers guests peaceful hiking trails, tree swings, quiet ponds, towering Blue Spruces, and more.



Each morning of your stay, you'll be treated to a full country breakfast! This delicious meal will provide you with the energy you need to hike all day and appreciate nature at the nearby Rocky Mountain National Park.


Just under 25 minutes from the Rocky Mountain National Park is the relaxing Golden Leaf Inn! This Estes Park inn prides itself on providing a personalized lodging experience full of comfort, beauty, and creativity.



Whether you'd like to explore the Golden Leaf Inn's 5 acres of mountain land or sit back and enjoy the mountain views, you'll always experience a relaxing and rejuvenating getaway!



3. Spend The Day Gushing Over The Beautiful Denver Botanic Gardens

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Explore one of the top-ranked botanical gardens in the United States.

Featuring thousands of plants from around the world, the Denver Botanic Gardens is an incredible spot for someone who wants to reconnect with nature! Visitors to Denver flock to this public garden to tour its beautiful grounds, attend an event or explore one of its art exhibits.


Denver Botanic Gardens host a variety of events throughout the year! Attend a concert, plant sale, or flower festival or visit during its scheduled free days.


Where To Stay In Denver, Colorado


Less than 5 minutes from Denver Botanic Gardens is the elegant Castle Marne Bed and Breakfast! Spending the weekend at Castle Marne is a lot like stepping back in time to the grandeur of the late 1800s.


The bed and breakfast's nine rooms are ornately decorated with Victorian-style antiques and family heirlooms! Guests also enjoy modern luxuries like private outdoor hot tubs and dreamy beds.



Have we convinced you to take a Colorado vacation? Let us know in the comments below!