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Colorado Destination guide

As the world leader in travel experiences since 1947, we connect you to the real Colorado in a way like no other. The first thing you notice about Colorado is the extraordinary landscapes, as you journey from the mighty Rocky Mountains and sparkling ski slopes, to the blazing desert and canyons of this red-rock country. Next, you’ll fall in love with the rich history, culture and urban adventures in exciting cities like Boulder, Denver, Aspen and Colorado Springs, where you’ll find the aptly named Garden of the Gods. Our Colorado tours give you the best of both worlds, taking you from the historic Georgetown Loop Railroad, to the largest sand dune in North America, and the ancient cliff dwellings of the Ancestral Puebloans in Mesa Verde. Indulge in peaches and wine in Palisade, spot soaring eagles on some of the country’s most stunning highways, and relax in the world's largest mineral hot springs in Glenwood Springs. Colorado really is a slice of heaven! Travel with us and unlock the infinite possibilities thanks to our exclusive Trafalgar Highlights.
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"A journey through Colorado is an unforgettable experience and you'll love getting back to nature in the Rocky Mountains, rusty red canyons, snowy slopes and soothing hot springs."
Travel Director
Colorado at a glance
You'll go from the snowy mountains to the red-rock desert, as you soak in hot springs, ride historic railroads, spot soaring eagles, explore exciting cities, and marvel at ancient cliff dwellings. Join your expert Trafalgar Travel Director in Colorado and discover one of the most scenic states in the country, from the sparkling ski slopes to the spectacular Rocky Mountains.
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What to pack for Colorado

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Sun protection

With the state’s high altitude comes more intense exposure to the sun, so be sure to pack sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses to protect you from the harsh UV rays.

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Colorado has some amazing hot springs, so be sure to bring your swimsuit and enjoy a soak in the soothing mineral waters.

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Comfortable walking shoes

Whether you’re wandering through the Rockies or pounding the pavement in Denver, you’ll need some sturdy walking shoes on your Colorado trip.

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Reusable water bottle

Colorado’s high altitude and sunny climate will easily cause dehydration, so bring a refillable water bottle and keep it with you on your adventures.

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Although Colorado is famed for its sunshine, the summer is also known for its unpredictable downpours. Bring a raincoat or poncho and stay cosy and dry.

Other things to know before you go

Depending on your nationality, you'll need a valid passport and may also need visas to enter. Please check this well in advance of your trip departure date here. Some countries also require passports to have 3-6 months left on them before the given expiry date, so be sure to double check this before booking your travels.

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