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The Lariat Loop Byway

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The Colorado Scenic and Historic Byways program is a statewide initiative created by the Colorado Department of Transportation to promote the natural and made-man attractions of the Centennial State and to facilitate the access

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Mount Evans Scenic Byway and Echo Lake

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Dominating the skyline of the Denver area like a sleeping giant, Mount Evans stands majestically at more than 14,200 feet, being one of the 54 fourteeners found in the state of Colorado. Mount Evans

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South Park, Colorado

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Everybody knows the hit animated sitcom South Park, which follows the day-to-day lives of a group of foul-mouthed teenagers from the town of South Park. Depending on age and preferences, people either love or

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The Littleton Museum

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One of only 700 museums fully accredited by the American Association of Museums, the Littleton Museum is the home for the history, culture, and art of the town of Littleton. After the 2004 renovation,

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Denver Coliseum

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Considered a Colorado tradition, the Denver Coliseum has provided the state with a wide range of special events and entertainment. It is the right place to bring the family to see various events up

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Leadville’s Crystal Palace

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The Leadville Crystal Palace was a historic structure, built from ice and constructed in just 36 days. It has a fascinating story and an undesirable ending. Leadville Crystal Palace was built in 1896 in

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Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

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The Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve contains approximately 85,000 acres and was established in September 2004.  This park is where you will find the tallest sand dunes in North America.  The sand

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Visit Denver Botanic Gardens

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The Denver Botanic Gardens were started by a group of people who had a vision to create a floral oasis in the middle of the city of Denver.  That dream began in the 1950’s

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Garden of the Gods

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Garden of the Gods is Colorado’s world famous natural landmark which features a 300’ high sandstone rock formation overlooked by snow covered peaks. The scenic beauty that the high sandstone offers with overlooking snow

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Chimney Rock Archeological Area

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The archeological areas of Colorado are of significant importance, as they provide us with an insight to our past and culture. Archeological areas around the world are of immense importance and very sacred among

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The Wildlife Experience

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The Wildlife Experience is an interactive museum located in Parker, CO. The goal of the museum is to promote an appreciate of wildlife and the environment as well as to inspire visitors to participate

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History Of the Denver Mint

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The United States Mint was created in 1792 by Congress. The job of the Mint is to produce the coin currency which is used in the country.  The Mint has offices in Philadelphia, Denver,

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Colorado State Capitol Tours

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Take a tour of the capitol to learn more about the Colorado and the legislative process.  Four different types of tours are available and all of the tours are free of charge. The historical

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The Molly Brown House Museum

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The Molly Brown House was owned by Margaret “Molly” Brown, an activist in Denver.  She worked on many human rights causes and together with Judge Lindsey, helped pave the way for the Denver juvenile

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Last Chance Mine

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Last Chance Mine is one of the most historic and richest mines in Creede. It is a great source of Amethyst Vein and other worth-collecting minerals. The history of Last Chance Mine can be

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