Colorado Cities, Towns, and Area Information
Colorado Area Information
Colorado has a rich history and endless recreational opportunities. From the tops of the Rocky Mountains to the depths of its massive national forests, outdoor enthusiasts and their families are never far from adventure, whether that be fly fishing, hunting, skiing, or hiking. Please call Fay Ranches at (800) 238-8616 or visit one of our brick and mortar locations directly so we can help you with any questions you may have.
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The largest city in the state of Colorado, Denver is home to a major commercial airport, major-league sports teams, and numerous museums and cultural destinations. The city itself has an art museum, a zoo, and great concert venues, including the famous Red Rocks Amphitheatre, to name a few.
Just outside of Denver are historic mining towns, phenomenal skiing, and endless outdoor recreational opportunities in the Rocky Mountains. Winter Park and Breckenridge Ski resorts are only a short drive away, Breckenridge features the highest chairlift in North America, and both resorts are world-class ski and snowboard areas. Fly fishing and kayaking near Denver are possible on the South Platte River, and big game hunting opportunities abound in the forests and mountains surrounding Rocky Mountain National Park.
Home to Colorado State University, the northern Colorado city of Fort Collins sits at the base of the Rocky Mountains, and on the edge of some of the most beautiful wilderness area in the state. Money magazine has rated Fort Collins as one of its Best Places to Live for several years, and boutique shopping, fine local dining, and live music can be found in the historic downtown district year-round.
Like many cities in Colorado, Fort Collins is surrounded by a network of excellent hiking and biking trails, and it is less than an hour from Rocky Mountain National Park.
The city of Boulder, CO is surrounded by thousands of acres of recreational space, National Parks, nature preserves, and conservation easements. Eldora and Winter Park Ski Resorts are only a short drive away. World-class hiking trails are located in and directly outside the city, and the surrounding countryside has a multitude of mountains, lakes, and backcountry to explore.
Boulder is also widely known as one of the happiest, healthiest, greenest cities in the world, and is home to the University of Colorado at Boulder, which helps foster a booming local economy. Numerous film and music festivals provide residents with year-round entertainment, when they aren’t enjoying the beautiful scenery and outdoor recreation opportunities.
Sitting at the base of the majestic Pike’s Peak, Colorado Springs is the second largest city in the state of Colorado. It began, like many Colorado cities, as a mining town, and is now a cultural and recreational destination. It has a fine arts center, a philharmonic orchestra, several museums, and the United States Olympic Training Center and US Olympic Committee are also located in Colorado Springs. Hiking, camping, climbing, and biking are only a few of the outdoor attractions almost immediately available to residents and visitors. The cultural and recreational draws of the town are phenomenal; Colorado Springs has something to offer everybody.
Telluride, CO is famous for its world-class ski resort and the numerous music, film, and arts festivals held there throughout the summer. Telluride has a rich history as a former silver mining camp, and its Historic District is one of Colorado’s 20 National Historic Landmarks. Telluride is also home to a world-class ski resort, with 1700 skiable acres of lift-serviced and hike-to terrain. Skiing isn’t the only recreational attraction here, however, and the town and surrounding area also offer mountain biking, hiking, fishing, hunting, and more.