1Garden of the Gods


Colorado is crammed with Instagram-worthy sights. Here you’ll discover tall aspens, hikes to sparkling waterfalls, natural hot springs, and majestic, snow-capped mountains. To help you explore the state, here, in no specific order, are the 12 most beautiful places in the state.

1. Garden of the Gods


The Garden of the Gods is a popular natural landmark in Colorado Springs. It’s known for its physics-defying towering rock formations. The huge red rocks seemingly precariously perched on a fault line were unearthed and thrown about during the earthquake that created both the Rocky Mountains and Pikes Peak.
Visit this free, 1,367-acre park. It features hiking trails, spires, and boulders that look like praying hands and kissing camels. Stop at the nearby Cave of the Winds, too.

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  1. What’s a cog train? Were the people of Mesa Verde the ones that disappeared? A gondola on the Royal sounds divine! Thank you for this information, I think I will watch “the Unsinkable Molly Brown” now. My mom loved John Denver so it is too emotional to listen right now.

    • Hi!
      Thanks for your comment and for reading my stuff. I don’t know where you’re coming from but we all certainly have a little extra time to plan our next trip because of this coronavirus. Stay healthy!


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