Tori Peglar is editor in chief of National Park Trips Media.
Home to 1000s of elk, mule deer, marmots, bighorns, and the occasional black bear, it's not uncommon to have your Colorado park experience include wildlife spotting.
There is no command for "Stop" when you are being pulled by a team of sled dogs. I found out about this right before our two young daughters were to embark on a dog sled tour.
Seeing moose in the Park typically is not that difficult. Since they are so large it's hard to miss them grazing in the low-lying valleys and wet areas near lakes.
Get to Rocky Mountain National Park by train, then bus or taxi. The closest Amtrak train is in Granby, CO, 20 miles from the park's west entrance.
Don’t let your trip to the park sound just like your neighbors’ vacation. Set it apart by staying at some of the fantastic and unusual places along the way.
A personalized guide to help you decide where to spend the night, from car camping paradise and remote backcountry sites to RV heaven.
To access the park, there are four entrances, three on the park’s east side and one on the west. Here's how to pick your approach
Natural hot springs, high peaks and national park sites dominate this 1,130-mile tour through Colorado starting and ending in Denver.
See nearly 300 lions, tigers, grizzly bears, wolves, and other rescued large carnivores as they roam freely on the rolling plains of Colorado.
Nestled in the forest with views of Longs Peak and Twin Sisters, Dao House offers a tranquil retreat center with stunning mountain views and wellness activities.
When 14-year-old Enos Mills spotted Longs Peak, it was love at first sight. He positioned his small log cabin, so he would have fantastic views of Longs.
Go native Mesa Verde National Park plus three hidden gems for some rare hands-on opportunities in one of the nation’s most archaeologically rich areas.
Native American history meets natural wonders 35 miles from Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness, dotted by spires, sculpted rock and colorful hills.
Wildlife and natural wonders await on this 1,763-mile journey through cowboy towns and three national parks, Rocky Mountain, Yellowstone, and Grand Teton.
How has it gone from a western backwater to the heart of Colorado’s outdoor recreation and wine country? See our Grand Timeline.
On the central edge of Colorado, sits Colorado National Monument, a spectacular, crumbling stretch of land filled with decaying red rock and deep canyons.
Choose between the Estes Park Center on the park's east side or Snow Mountain Ranch on the west side for great activities and lodging options.
A massive piece of protected land at the northern state border of Colorado and Utah, sits one of the world's richest dinosaur deposits.