Fall is such an amazing time in Colorado. As the air gets crisper, it's time to start thinking about some of the best leaf-peeping spots in the state. Starting in mid-Septenber, expect to see Aspens turning gold at elevations from 8,000 to 10,00 ft above sea level. Later in the season from October to mid-Novemeber, you can see spectacular color down in the foothills and along the plains in Denver.

Jim Creek Trail

This popular hiking trail is just 3 miles South of downtown Winter Park. The trail follows Jim Creek into the James Peak Protection Area. The sound of the creek creates a relaxing trek into the woods. The trail is approximately 7 miles round-trip, gains 1,225 feet, and is considered moderate. The trail opens to beautiful meadows with views…

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Looking for some great ideas to get out and explore in December? Here are some fun, family-friendly events!

Monthly Events and Activities


Here are some great ideas to get out of the house this month.

Christmas in Color

Have you ever wanted to drive through millions of lights, synchronized to music that comes directly from your car's radio? Discover Christmas in Color at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, CO. 

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Blossoms of Light

The Denver Botanic Gardens' signature event for over three decades!  This annual holiday lights extravaganza transforms the…

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