See And Do
Most rivers of the Southwest cut through relatively soft sedimentary rock, forming canyons that tend to be quite wide, colourful and stepped - descending in a series of cliffs and ledges through layers of differing hardness.
The historic Durango to Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is simply a must-do on any visit to Colorado. The line was constructed to haul silver and gold between the two towns in the 1880’s, but the passengers soon realised it was the view that was precious.
Just over a 90 minute drive north of Denver lies Rocky Mountain National Park. Measuring approximately 25 x 15 miles and straddling
South of Denver is the state’s second largest city, Colorado Springs. Here you’ll enjoy little rain or snow and an extremely moderate climate. Perfect for your adventure on the Pikes Peak Cog Railway.
As you leave Denver and travel north-west into the heart of the Rockies you’ll come across an intriguing little town called Leadville.
Mesa Verde, Spanish for green table, offers a spectacular look into the lives of the Ancestral Pueblo people who made it their home for over 700 years, from A.D. 600 to A.D. 1300. Today, the park protects over 4,000 known archaeological sites, including 600 cliff dwellings. These sites are some of the most notable and best preserved in the United States.