Alpine Loop is a series of roads totaling 63 miles located in the San Juan Mountains of Southwestern Colorado, USA. The loop is the most scenic and rugged way to see the San Juan Mountains.Explore the remote, rugged heart of the San Juan Mountains while leaving the pavement and people behind.
Western Colorado is riddled with hot springs. The Colorado Historic Hot Springs Loop is a 720 mile driving tour of the state’s 19 hot springs around five premier destinations. Explore vapor caves, hot pots, terraced pools, enormous travertine formations and fun-filled aquatic centers. Take a week or two to really experience the Colorado Historic Hot Springs Loop.
The kid in you will love to sled down the sand at the Great Sand Dunes National Park. This sandbox of epic proportions, is a total of 30 square miles and the tallest dune stands at 750 feet high. Aside from the dunes, you will find picnicking, hiking and camping opportunities, the challenging four-wheel scenic drive on Medano Pass, the mysteriously appearing and disappearing Medano Creek, and a couple of 14,000 and 13,000-foot peaks to climb.
With two million years of work, the Gunnison River, along with the forces of weathering, has sculpted this vertical wilderness of rock, water and sky. Big enough to be overwhelming, still intimate enough to feel the pulse of time, Black Canyon of the Gunnison exposes you to some of the steepest cliffs, and oldest rocks in North America.