You will love the beauty of Grand Lake, which is near the Rocky Mountain National Park. Hike, horseback ride, fish, or relax at the marina during mild weather. The scenery is fantastic, so come with your camera. The Grand Lake Nordic Center has skating facilities. If you prefer, take a snowmobile trip on the Trail. Top off your day with some music and dancing at the various bars and restaurants
If you've ever been curious about gold and the process of getting it, Breckenridge will be a fantastic learning place for you. Tour gold mining facilities such as Lomax Gulch. Other activities include skiing and snowboarding. Unwind by going for a massage at the spa. A tour of Breckenridge distillery is also a great experience.
If you have a love for animals and love to take their pictures, head over to Monte Vista. You will spot the Lords of the Dance, a crane that assembles in the fields. Attend educational workshops and take part in the Monte Vista Clinic Festival. Learn about mining at the Western Museum. You can also opt to just spend the day relaxing or dining at the various eating spots.
The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs is an excellent place to take the kids. The ghost town Museum will also let you know what it was like during the mining era. If you want some physical activity, climb CityRock. Or why not take a ride of the world's largest cog train? The Pikes Peak Cog Railway will help you experience the amazing sceneries during the 14,000-foot ride up Pike Peak.
If you want to see where the coins in your pocket come from, visit the Denver mint. The kids will enjoy the Denver Museum of Miniatures dolls and toys. Other must-visit places include Hammond's candies, the wildlife sanctuary, Stranahan's whiskey, among others. The wildlife Sanctuary covers 720 acres and has animals like tigers, lions, and bears. The animals, all rescues, wander around freely. If you love baseball, see the home of Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.