THINGS TO DO OUTDOORS IN COLORADO THIS SUMMER - OVERLAND EXPOS, FESTIVALS, AND RALLIES 2019

THINGS TO DO OUTDOORS IN COLORADO THIS SUMMER -  OVERLAND EXPOS, FESTIVALS, AND RALLIES 2019

Summer is here and that means… festival season! If there’s one thing Colorado and the surrounding states love, it’s a good summer festival. You can find festivals for anything your heart desires: music, mountain biking, yoga, paddling, fishing, road biking, running, hiking, climbing, food, wine, brews, all of the above… the list goes on. You name it and you can likely find a festival. There is no better time to rent an overlanding rig than attending a multi-day festival!

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Colorado's Hidden Gem: Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Colorado's Hidden Gem: Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Not the deepest of canyons in North America but one of the most dramatic, the Black Canyon of the Gunnison is one of many hidden gems in Colorado. Standing at the canyon’s rim you’ll be awestruck by the beauty and grandeur the rock walls so proudly present. The uniqueness of the rock is nothing like you’ve seen before.

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Moab: An Adventurist's Playground

Moab: An Adventurist's Playground

There are places that truly slow down time. It's not often you experience this feeling, but amongst the desert landscape surrounded by the red walls of Moab is where you can find this phenomenon. Known for its stunning views and endless outdoor activities, it's no wonder this travel destination in Utah is known as one of the adventure capitals of the world. Whatever you seek by traveling in this direction, you will find it in Moab.

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Lost on the Switzerland Trail

Lost on the Switzerland Trail

Boasting camp spots as wild as the Colorado coyote’s howling in the distance, picturesque mountain vistas, and a remoteness you seek on your adventures off the beaten path, the Switzerland Trail offers unrivaled exploring opportunities. Winding about just beyond the city limits of Boulder lies what’s left of a historic narrow gauge railroad once operating during the big mining days of Colorado’s past.

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Joyful Journey: Colorado’s ULTIMATE Hot Spring DESTINATION

Joyful Journey: Colorado’s ULTIMATE Hot Spring DESTINATION

Dip Your Toes in the West

As the sun sets in the West painting the Sangre de Cristo mountain range in warm hues of pink and orange the relaxation sets in. You find yourself under a blanket of stars in what feels like the middle of nowhere soaking in a hot mineral bath while a lone owl hoots softly behind you from a tree just out of sight.

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Ancient Sands of the West: Camping in Great Sand Dunes National Park

Ancient Sands of the West: Camping in Great Sand Dunes National Park

Great Sand Dunes National Park

Ever have 440,000 year old sand in your shoe? I bet not! When you’re amongst the Great Sand Dunes of Colorado you are suddenly transported to another planet. The sand dunes are the tallest in North America with some dunes towering over 700 feet high. These beautiful and unique dunes live among the surrounding Sangre de Cristo mountains and prairie lands of the south west.

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Fruita: Best Downhill Mountain Biking Trails in Colorado

Fruita: Best Downhill Mountain Biking Trails in Colorado

Just four short hours from Denver and one of the most picturesque drives across the state is an adventure location called Fruita. This treasured spot on the western border of Colorado offers all types of fun to be had. Known for its endless mountain bike trails for every level of rider, this playground in Colorado’s desert will leave you giddy with excitement for the days of adventure ahead. Want to take a break from the biking trails during the day?

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