There are many reasons you’ll fall in love with Colorado but all are dwarfed by the majesty of her mountains. Sprinkle them with beguiling towns like Aspen, Telluride, and Crested Butte, all with seemingly endless opportunities for adventure, and you have the recipe for the perfect luxury road trip.
Home to over seventy-five percent of the country’s land above 10,000ft, Colorado’s past and present has been defined by its lofty peaks, the precious metals they have yielded, and more recently the outdoor adventure mecca they have become. The Rockies bisect the state and Rocky Mountain National Park is a spectacular high point, with a stunning array of peaks, meadows, lakes, and wilderness. Arguably just as enticing are the San Juan Mountains to the southwest, home to the picture perfect mining towns of Telluride, Ouray, and Silverton, all linked by a network of spectacular mountain roads.
Whether summer or winter, Colorado is a world class adventure destination. For skiers, your perfect mountain exists somewhere in Colorado and, come late Spring, rafting, fly-fishing, and countless miles of hiking and biking trails are at your fingertips. Throughout the summer, you’ll be hard pressed to find a weekend in the mountains when there is not a festival of some kind, from internationally acclaimed events like Aspen Food & Wine or Telluride’s Bluegrass Festival, to more low-key affairs celebrating everything from craft ale to wildflowers.
To tie this all together, we’ve partnered with a select group of luxury getaways, idyllic ranches, and historic hotels, each offering a unique, authentic view into this incredible state.