Places to visit in Colorado

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There are a lot of places to visit in Colorado if you are planning on going there, it is great for those who love nature. Colorado is the home of the Rocky Mountains, a national park, the Colorado River and a lot of protected landscape. If you love skiing then this is the place to go because you have the Aspen and Breckenridge, one of the most famous sky resorts. During the summer you can not go skiing but you can visit lakes, go hiking and tan.

• Mesa Verde National Park
The Mesa Verde National Park is one of the most famous places in North America. The park was recognized by UNESCO and included it the world’s heritage sites. Here you will find a many archeological sites that date as back as 13th century. The number of sites reaches up to 5.000. A reason why it is one of the places to visit in Colorado, aside from the amazing sites, is the 600 homes which were built by the Anasazi or Puebloan people.

• Garden of the gods park
In the heart of Colorado Springs you will find the Garden of the gods park. The park offer an amazing landscape, it looks like it was painted by a very talented painter. The rock stones and sandstones come in a wide variety of pink, from light pink to brown. You will actually feel like you are in a garden of the gods that is how beautiful it is.

• Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
This national park is the home of the biggest sand dunes in North America. If you like climbing and enjoying the beautiful view this is one of the places to visit in Colorado. Some of the dunes are very old, about half a million years old. Because the park is so big it offers things that you can not even imagine, it has amazing landscapes, mountain that can reach up to 3.900, lakes and grass areas.

• Denver zoo
If you are taking a trip to Colorado you must come to Denver. Here you will find one of the biggest zoos in the area with 4.000 animals from 700 different species. It is very famous in the USA because it has so many species of animals.

Write down the places to visit in Colorado which we mentioned here and the next time you go there visit all of them.