36 Hours in Colorado By Kyler tucker

Colorado Was founded on August 1, 1876.. "when U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant signed a proclamation admitting the state of Colorado to the Union as the 38th state and earning it the moniker "Centennial State". There are currently 5.474 million people living all around Colorado because it is such a beautiful place to be. Colorado is still growing rapidly because of it's location and many amazing things to see and do.

Denver Art Museum is always a fun place to check out when you are driving by because it is one of the most unique places to be. If your creative and you like art this place is fun to see all kinds of different pieces. It is located in the heart of Denver and should be the first place to check out because it's very different and easily enjoyable.

Fact: "The North Building at DAM — designed by Gio Ponti in 1971 and is one of the largest art museums between the West Coast and Chicago".

If it's summer time Elitch Gardens is an ideal spot to be and enjoy the nice Colorado weather and have a blast on many crazy rides. You can spend a few hours here and let loose and enjoy the water rides, roller coasters, great food, and prizes.

Fact: "It was the first zoo west of Chicago, and it offered the Denver community a unique cultural experience".

An alternative in later colder months is the Snowy Mountains of Breckenridge is a winter wonderland and fun place to ski and snowboard. It's a beautiful place to have fun with the snow and relax in some cozy cabins with some hot chocolate it doesn't even matter.

Fact: "Prospectors entered what is now Summit County (then part of Utah Territory) during the Pikes Peak Gold Rush of 1859, soon after the placer gold discoveries east of Breckenridge near Idaho Springs".

Coors Field is an all American place to be, crowds of people watching the Colorado Rockies play Baseball while eating hotdogs and peanuts. Watching a game of Baseball is always fun no matter if your favorite team wins or loses.

Fact: "The first game played at Coors Field was on April 26, 1995 between the Rockies and the New York Mets".

When night hits and the sun is setting Red Rocks Amphitheater is the place to be because it's got a beautiful view and sometimes a night with a concert where you can enjoy some good music. Red Rocks is a huge place of all rock that is used for many purposes such as workouts, concerts, and other fun events.

Fact: "In 1927, George Cranmer, Manager of Denver Parks, convinced the City of Denver to purchase the area of Red Rocks from Walker for the price of $54,133 ($737,382 in 2015 dollars)."

Hanging Lake is one of the craziest things because it's a small but beautiful lake in an interesting location that is even more the fun.

Fact: "Hanging Lakes history is as colorful as the landscape itself. An early tale of the lake, from an old brochure for Glenwood Springs, tells of a man searching for gold in the Grand River, now the Colorado.He found a dead horse near the opening of a gulch".

Rocky Mountains is the only place you need to be if you ever visit Colorado because it's the heart and soul of everything in it. The Rocky Mountains is a peaceful and colorful place which is really rare nowadays.

Facts: "The Rocky Mountains are notable for containing the highest peaks in central North America. The range's highest peak is Mount Elbert located in Colorado at 14,440 feet (4,401 m) above sea level."

The 36 Hour Course of Time

The moment you are in Colorado you should spend a few hours at the Denver Art Museum. When your done there then in one afternoon you could fit Elitches and watching a game at Coors Field while the sun is still up and the weather is nice. When the sun starts to go down the Red Rocks party begins as the lights, music, and entertainment comes out. Then the next day or so you can make your way to the Hanging lake and The Rocky mountains as they are both away and up in the mountains.

Denver Art Museum: 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204

Elitch Gardens: 2000 Elitch Cir, Denver, CO 80204

Breckenridge: Breckenridge, Colorado 80424

Coors Field: 2001 Blake St, Denver, CO 80205

Red Rocks Amphitheater: 18300 W Alameda Pkwy, Morrison, CO 80465

Hanging Lake: Hanging Lake, Colorado 81601, Glenwood Springs

Rocky Mountains: Colorado 80517 Rocky Mountain National Park, Address

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