Know Some of Colorado’s Famous Attractions
Red Rocks is the place we can mention first and is considered as one of the most famous places to visit here in Colorado, and this is because of its outdoor theater that is made entirely of stone, where the seats are arranged in a semi-circle, looking down at the beautiful stage. You will learn that some of the most famous concerts ever performed was in Red Rocks Amphitheater.
You might have seen it on your television, but seeing and being present there in person is a totally different experience. One thing about this amphitheater is that the acoustics are so pure that the ones in an indoor music performance will be put to shame, making you not wanting to see an indoor type again. Among the famous concerts that performed in the theater were by the Grateful Dead, the Beatles, Blues Traveler and Radiohead, and you will learn more that no matter what your religion is, the theater offers a service on an Easter sunrise.
In the south town of La Junta in Colorado is the Picketwire Canyonlands where you can take a gander and hang out with dinosaurs. As you take an educational trail in this place, you will see more than 1,000 footprints of dinosaurs. In the near town of Grand Junction, there are museums where actual dinosaur bones and tracks can actually be seen. The whole state of Colorado was said to be underwater, and this contributed to the fact that fossils are common to be seen as you make your way around. Furthermore, there is a so-called dinosaur highway in the town of Morrison where you can drive along and be able to see tons of fossils.
The next attraction of the state is its paved road which is the highest in America, and this is exciting for those who love driving. You can go to Mount Evans Scenic Byway which has a parking lot at 14,000 feet and you can take a walk up a trail that reaches at 14,264 feet.
If you are the kind of people who love the outdoors, then Colorado is the best for you with its mountains and scenery as the best attractions of the state.
If you are a true adventurist, the Arkansas River gets you covered with its class 5 rapids experience in the Arkansas River, and have a leisurely dinner cruise afterwards offered by riverboat companies from June to September.
Note that there are different rafting services that will offer great deals, so it is best to scout for them if you are palnning to book a river adventure.
If you are into reviving the Old West mood where cowboys once ran, you can step into it by using the Cumbres Scenic Railroad of Antonito town, and also following the Georgetown Loop.