Summer activities in the mountains of Colorado

Summertime in Colorado is pure fun. Visiting mountain towns like Breckenridge, Frisco, Copper mountain, Keystone,Vail, Beaver Creek, Steamboat, Winter Park, Aspen, Snowmass, Crested Butte, or Estes Park there are activities for everyone from the individual who is an adrenalin junkie to the easy going family.

Whitewater Rafting is the most popular activity where one can enjoy mild class 1 and class 2 rapids for the family on the Colorado river specifically in the upper Colorado, Clear Creek in Idaho Springs , the Eagle River in Vail or down in Glenwood Springs. For the experienced rafter or the individual looking for a challenge try class 3-5 rapids on the  Arkansas River,  Clear Creek, and sections of the Eagle or the Poudre river. For a complete list go to the tab Colorado Adventures on

Be part of nature and get up in the mountains by horseback, take an easy trail ride, ride the open range or for an adventure go on a cattle drive. Click here for recommended outfitters.

See wildlife take a Jeep Tour or ride an ATV up to the continental divide with views one can only imagine.

Thrill seekers will enjoy Zip Lining at elevations of over 10,00 feet, or go rock climbing with certified experienced guides experience isn’t necessary.

Looking for peace and serenity the lakes and streams of Colorado is a paradise for Fly Fishing. Go solo or contact a knowledgeable guide for those gold medal waters where special permits are required.

Tour the bike paths or go mountain biking on hundreds of miles of trails whether paved or on single track. You can rent a bike or go on a guided tour with a knowledgeable guide. There are bike tours that can be combined with stops at breweries, horseback riding or a lama.

See the mountains from a different perspective rent a boat, from a sailboat with or without a captain, a pontoon boat great for groups or families or a speed boat, or go on a stand up paddle board.

What is a vacation without a round of golf in the majestic mountains of Colorado?  Never played or want a lesson to sharpen your skills. The pros will get you going.

Plan your Colorado vacation now, there is an expression here “ I came out for the winter and the summer kept me here”.

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