EXPLORE COLORADO & THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS...4 national parks, 8 national monuments, 26 scenic byways, 26 ski areas, 30 hot springs, rich Western history, thriving arts and culture, hundreds of craft breweries, wineries and distilleries... And 300 days of sunshine. Tours will depart from IPW hotels Thursday, May 24th and return to Denver International Airport by 12:00pm Sunday, May 27th.

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1. Mesa Verde National Park, Cortez, Pagosa Springs, Durango

Welcome to southwest Colorado, where history, outdoor adventure and stunning scenery combine for an unforgettable experience. Your first stop is Pagosa Springs, where you will be able to relax in one of the state's 30 scenic hot springs after a day of outdoor activities. You will also visit Mesa Verde National Park which showcases the ancient cliff dwellings of the Pueblo people. Your last stop is the charming "Old West" town of Durango, home to the historic Durango &Silverton Railroad. Adventures may include activities like whitewater rafting, zip lining or a jeep tour through the Rocky Mountains. This trip includes return flight to Denver.

2. Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Montrose, Telluride, Ouray

Experience some of Colorado’s best-kept secrets, starting with Telluride and Ouray, two historic mining towns nestled in lush canyons surrounded by Colorado's most rugged 4,000-meter high mountain peaks. Outdoor adventure seekers will enjoy jeep tours and hiking, while foodies will savor dishes created by local chefs. Next, discover Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park in Montrose County, where you will find some of the steepest cliffs, deepest canyons and craggiest spires in North America. Black Canyon of the Gunnison is designated as a dark-sky site, perfect for summer-sky star-gazing.  This trip includes round-trip airfare between Denver and Montrose.

3. Great Sand Dunes National Park, Alamosa, Vail, Colorado Springs

The adventure starts in Vail, a European-style alpine village where art, cuisine and the majestic Rocky Mountains combine for year-round fun. Explore the Great Sand Dunes National Park near Alamosa where you can sandboard or hike the dunes to experience this truly unique natural wonder. Then, head to the Royal Gorge, home to the world’s tallest suspension bridges and the highest zip line in North America. End with dramatic views in Colorado Springs, complete with towering sandstone rock formations against a backdrop of snow-capped Pikes Peak and brilliant blue skies.

4. Rocky Mountain National Park, Winter Park, Estes Park, Loveland

Begin your adventure in scenic Winter Park at Devil’s Thumb Ranch which offers a wide array of outdoor and wilderness recreation activities. Then, head to Rocky Mountain National Park where you will see majestic peaks in every direction, stunning mountain lakes and wildlife roaming the valleys.  Stroll through the charming town of Estes Park, home to art galleries, boutiques and The Stanley Hotel, famous for its inspirational role in Stephen King's novel, The Shining.  In Loveland, America’s Sweetheart City, see bronze sculptures made locally, shop at the outlet mall, and enjoy more Western fun at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch.

5. Colorado National Monument, Grand Junction, Glenwood Springs, Breckenridge

Adventures range from shopping and sipping wine on a scenic patio to hiking, mountain biking and skiing. Shop the outlet stores on your way to Glenwood Springs where you can ride ATVs, bike along the Colorado River and relax in the world’s largest hot springs pool. Head west to Grand Junction, home to 23 wineries, hiking and biking trails and the red rock cliffs of the Colorado National Monument. Your last stop is Breckenridge, one of Colorado’s oldest mining towns and ski resort, where history, culinary delights and more outdoor adventures await.

6. The Broadmoor, Aspen/Snowmass, Vail/Beaver Creek  

Colorado offers experiences that combine luxury with rugged adventure. At The Broadmoor, a Five-Star, Five-Diamond resort in Colorado Springs, enjoy a broad selection activities and memory-making experiences for all ages. In Aspen and Snowmass, you will find a unique mountain playground and see the Maroon Bells, the most photographed peaks in all of North America. Next stop is Beaver Creek where you will be part of the unofficial launch of summer in the mountains - the 15th annual Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival featuring toe-tapping music and thirst-quenching microbrews.

7. Boulder, Steamboat Springs, Fort Collins

Begin your trip in Boulder, just 30 minutes from Denver. Explore pine-scented hiking trails, taste the flavors of local chefs and craft brewers and stroll along historic Pearl Street. Then, journey to Steamboat Springs, where adventures include horseback riding, hiking, and a relaxing soak in the Strawberry Park Hot Springs amidst the beautiful mountain scenery. Discover the bike-friendly city of Fort Collins, where you can enjoy recreational activities in the morning and a nice cold beer in the afternoon.  Fort Collins offers 21 craft breweries, an emerging foodie culture and vibrant nightlife for an unforgettable experience.