Best of Colorado: Denver to Crested Butte

Get to know Colorado as the modern, forward-thinking state it has become as you discover its art scene and marijuana industry. Plus, enjoy its natural beauty on outdoor adventures.
Program No. 23659RJ
9 days
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At a Glance

Home to an ever-burgeoning art scene and a budding marijuana industry, Colorado has been at the forefront of many movements in the West, earning the state a unique place in the cultural fabric of the U.S. Discover the best of Colorado with our local experts — from the incredible art scene in Denver to the spectacular Black Canyon of Gunnison. Experience the beautiful Rocky Mountains up close— by foot, raft and gondola. Explore the state’s modern cities and its stunning natural treasures for a special glimpse into contemporary life in Colorado.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Standing up to two hours. Walking up to three miles, sometimes on uneven terrain. Whitewater rafting. Elevation over 7,000 feet most of program and up to 10,000 feet. Five-hour bus ride.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Browse the collections at the Denver Art Museum, from American Indian art to impressionist paintings, and learn about the Hispanic roots of the Arts District.
  • Learn about Colorado’s marijuana industry from a local expert and visit some of Colorado's most iconic mountain towns.
  • Enjoy scenic Rocky Mountain hikes in Glenwood Springs, Aspen & Crested Butte and enjoy a whitewater rafting trip through Glenwood Canyon.
Featured Expert
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Colleen Patrick
A native of Colorado and a relative newcomer to New Mexico, Colleen Patrick has spent a lifetime visiting and learning about Pueblo culture, pottery and the movement of Native Americans and Spaniards throughout New Mexico. Colleen has been in the travel business since 2006, but has been a traveler since her childhood. She learned to appreciate new cultures and new places as a child and has loved sharing new places and cultures with guests for many years.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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