Divided by the Rocky Mountains, the state of Colorado is home to pristine rivers, gorgeous forests and visually striking plains. Vacation rentals in western Colorado have more topographical variety than those in eastern Colorado, but the overpowering beauty of the state makes either locale worth a visit.
The capital of Denver is a mix of sophisticated restaurants, museums, business centers and performance spaces. The city of Boulder, which is a drive of roughly twenty to thirty minutes to the north, has a university campus along with numerous historical buildings which combine a frontier sensibility with a contemporary outlook. The city is noted for its nightlife and overall sensibility, which promotes innovation over a stodgy adherence to outdated tradition.
Vacation rentals in the Glenwood Canyon area of Colorado look out on vigorous natural growth forests and snow-capped mountain peaks. Interested travelers can rent canoes and paddle in the Colorado river, or simply spend a day or two hiking in the sun dappled wilderness.
The Fort Collins area has a distinctly warm, down to earth personality, along with dozens of restaurants and shopping areas. Vacation rentals here allow people to enjoy the walkable aspect of the city while taking in unbeatable views of the surrounding mountains.
Mountain rentals in Aspen, Granby, and other mountain towns offer quick access to the snow in the winter and pristine air in the summer.