Colorado Summer Bucket List

The Colorado summer sunshine is finally here and we thought we’d help you fill up your summer schedule and share our ‘must-do’ colorado summer bucket list items. So check out the list and then hit the road. And don’t forget to grab some Colorado gear before you go.

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1. See a show at Red Rocks Amphitheater.

photo from flickr

photo from flickr


Colorado Rocky Mountain air, a sky full of stars, and amazing live music.

2. Visit the Great Sand Dunes National Park.

photo from pinterest

photo from pinterest


Hike, sandboard, camp, or just enjoy the view.

3. Hike to Hanging Lake.

photo by: Wil Claussen

photo by: Wil Claussen


There’s a reason why the parking lot fills at 10am.

4. Take a Dip at Strawberry Park Hot Springs

photo by: Wil Claussen

photo by: Wil Claussen


Multiple pools, amazing views, and clothing optional after dark if you’re into that kind of thing.

5. Hike a 14er.

photo by: Wil Claussen

photo by: Wil Claussen


Not only do you get true Coloradan bragging rights, but the views are worth the work.

6. Enjoy a craft beer straight from the source.

photo by: Suzanne Akin

photo by: Suzanne Akin


Experimental brews, freshly tapped kegs, plus beer tours = free booze.

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