US: Colorado Bucket List

I may be a bit biased on this one…because I am a Colorado native! Here’s everything that needs to be added to your Colorado bucket list from a local!

colorado, US: Colorado Bucket List


  • Hike a 14er (a mountain over 14,000 feet)
  • Go skydiving over the mountains. 
  • Go on the candlelight tour in the Cave of the Winds
  • Go to a Rockies Game
  • Hike Hanging Lake
  • Drive through Glenwood Canyon
  • Go up to Pikes Peak via cog rail
  • Climb the Manitou Incline
  • Buy some crystals at Manitou Springs
  • Explore Glenwood Springs
  • Hot tub with fresh falling snow in the mountains. 
  • Learn how to snowboard
  • Go snowboarding/skiing at…
    • Keystone
    • Breckenridge
    • Copper Mountain
    • Vail
    • Aspen
  • Hike Hanging Lake.
colorado, US: Colorado Bucket List


  • Drink a cocktail in a hidden speakeasy in Denver. 
  • Eat pizza at Beau Jo’s in Idaho Springs. 
  • Dine in style at the Melting Pot (my favorite restaurant)
  • Go order an Aglio and Olio with extra red pepper flakes and a lemon at Cranelli’s (I worked here and this is my favorite dish)
  • Go eat at Chili’s
  • Try Chick-fil-A!
colorado, US: Colorado Bucket List


  • Relax at the Broadmoor Hotel and Resort.
  • Take the kids to Great Wolf Lodge
  • Enjoy Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs. 
  • Talk to some ghosts at the Stanley Hotel
  • Sleep in a cabin in the middle of the Rocky Mountains
  • Rent an AirBnB in a ski town for a snow trip! 
  • Splurge on a ski-in/ski-out cabin.

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