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Nearby Towns & Areas

Allenspark - includes Meeker Park & Raymond

Located just 17 miles northeast of the city of Boulder, Allenspark has an elevation of 8,521'. Allenspark at one time was hot spot of ski jumping. Between the years 1922 and 1940, skiers came for tournaments held in Allenspark. Great for rest and relaxation from the big cities, Allenspark has a population of 183.

Allenspark Scenery, Colorado
Bailey & Pine Area - includes Conifer, Grant, Pine & Shawnee

Southwest of Denver is the Bailey & Pine Area. Near all the amenities of Denver but with a flare of mountain life, this destination is nothing short of spectacular. Anglers will find fishing paradise among the many rivers in the area. A herd of around 200 bighorn sheep have taken up residence near Bailey.

Bailey and Pine Area, Colorado
Boulder - includes Eldorado Springs, Lafayette & Louisville

Boulder, Colorado has expanded over the past 100 years from a once small town to a thriving city. This city is the home of the University of Colorado Buffaloes. Spend a day at Boulder Reservoir where you can swim, sail and water ski during the summer months. Hiking, mountain bike and cross-country ski trails abound in and around town.

Foothills of Boulder, Colorado
Colorado Springs Metro - includes Black Forest, Colorado Springs, Fountain & Monument

Nestled at the base of majestic Pikes Peak - the historic mountain that inspired Katharine Lee Bates to write "America the Beautiful" - Colorado Springs and its surrounding area offer an endless number of thrilling activities.

Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Denver Area - includes Arvada, Aurora, Brighton, Broomfield, Castle Rock, Centennial, Commerce City, Elizabeth, Elbert, Englewood, Fort Lupton, Golden, Greenwood Village, Highlands Ranch, Hudson, Lakewood, Littleton, Parker, Westminster & Wheat Ridge

Denver and its surrounding area provides visitors and locals plenty of adventures within just 1 hour of driving. Whether you want to get away from the big city lights or venture through the cultural Mecca, adventures to suit your fancy await.

Coors Field, Denver, Colorado
Denver Mountain Area - includes Black Hawk, Central City, Empire, Evergreen, Genesee, Georgetown, Golden Mountains, Idaho Springs, Idledale & Morrison

Along I-70 in the Mountains near Denver you will enjoy the natural hot springs in Idaho Springs. Working gold mines, mountain lakes and historic sites provide a look into the beginnings of Colorado mountain life. Central City and Black Hawk offer legalized gambling for the high stakes type. Central City is also home to the world-renowned Central City Opera House.

Denver Mountain Town, Colorado
Estes Park - includes Drake

A popular destination for Colorado travelers and residents alike. The town offers easy access to hiking, mountain biking, shopping, fishing and wildlife for a day trip from Denver. Rocky Mountain National Park resides minutes east of town proper.

Mountains of Estes Park, Colorado
Fort Collins - includes Wellington

North of Denver along Interstate 25, Fort Collins brings the majestic Rocky Mountains and wide open plains together. Horsetooth Mountain Park, just a few miles west of the city, provides a mountain playground full of trails for hikers, bikers and horseback riders.

Reservoir near Fort Collins, Colorado
Loveland Area - includes Berthoud, Evans & Greeley

Loveland is a popular place for fishing and water sports. Boyd Lake State Park is northeast of town and Carter Lake is a short drive southwest.

Barn in Loveland, Colorado

Lyons is an intimate community, known as the "Double Gateway" to the Rockies for its dual highways that take you up the North and South St. Vrain Canyons to Rocky Mountain National Park, 20 miles west. The Historic District has 16 buildings featuring fine craftsmanship and the stunning beauty of sandstone, their native rock.

Mountain View from Lyons, Colorado
Nederland - includes Eldora

The Peak-to-Peak Highway stretches along the Front Range from Central City to Estes Park and highlights Colorado's mountain scenery, history and culture. Railroad buffs will want to drive up the grade of the Rollins Pass railroad, or seek out the route of the Switzerland Trail narrow-gauge to the small towns where Colorado's first gold strikes were made.

Birds Eye View of Nederland, Colorado

The last railroad spike of the Kansas Pacific's line to Denver was driven near Strasburg in 1870. On I-70, there's a myriad of things to see and do. Located on Colorado's high plains, Strasburg is a convenient stopping point while traveling.

Buffalo Grazing near Strasburg, Colorado

Nearby National Parks & Scenic Byways

National Parks & Landmarks

Rocky Mountain National Park - Book-ended by the towns of Grand Lake and Estes Park, this 265,828-acre, wildlife-filled park offers dozens of trails for hiking, snowshoeing, biking and cross-country skiing. The park's Trail Ridge Road is the highest continuous paved road in the world.

United States Air Force Academy - Near Colorado Springs. Since 1954, the academy has trained the Air Force's future officers. Check out the stunning architecture of the academy's famous chapel, visit its athletes at the field house and watch a video about cadet life in the visitor's center.

Scenic Byways

Lariat Loop Scenic Byway Map - Colorado's only urban byway, this 33-mile loop passes through the towns of Denver's Mountain Area, running from Golden and passing through Genesee, Evergreen and Morrison. Visit Buffalo Bill Cody's grave and Red Rocks Park, home to stunning rock formations and its famous natural amphitheater.

Peak to Peak Scenic Byway Map - This 55-mile route, which starts in Central City and runs north to Estes Park along Colorado Highways 72 & 7, passes through some of Colorado's most popular destinations. Drivers can visit Rocky Mountain National Park, Allenspark, ghost towns, gold mines and historic Black Hawk.

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