Travel writer and Colorado local Terri Cook shares her expert perspective on the best things to do in her home state
From hiking through red rock canyons and aspen forests to hitting the slopes, find your adventure with Moon Colorado. Inside you'll find:Strategic itineraries including a two-week road trip and quick getaways, with suggestions for outdoor adventurers, winter sports enthusiasts, history buffs, road-trippers, foodies, and moreThe top activities and unique experiences: Explore ancient pueblos or Wild West ghost towns, soak in a steaming hot spring, and spot wild elk, horses, and foxes. Savor fresh flavors at a farm-to-table restaurant and kick back with some of Colorado's delicious local microbrewsOutdoor adventures: Go white-water rafting or kayaking on a frothing river, and hike slickrock trails to awe-inspiring views of snow-capped mountain peaks. Ski the deep powder of some of the country's top resorts and relax with a delicious apr?s-ski drinkFull-color photos and detailed maps throughoutHonest advice from Boulder local and lifelong adventurer Terri Cook on when to go, what to pack, and where to stay, from campsites and motels to B&Bs and resort lodgesReliable background on the culture, weather, wildlife, and history, plus tips on getting there and getting around by car and public transportationRecommendations for families, LGBTQ travelers, seniors, international visitors, and travelers with disabilitiesFull coverage of Denver, Boulder and the Northern Front Range, Rocky Mountain National Park, Steamboat Springs and Northwest Colorado, Vail and the Central Rockies, Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley, Mesa Verde and the Southwest, Colorado Springs and the SoutheastWith Moon's practical tips and local insight, you can experience the best of Colorado.Staying in the city? Try Moon Denver, Boulder & Colorado Springs. Staying in the park? Try Moon Rocky Mountain National Park. For an all-outdoors adventure, try Moon Colorado Camping.