Category: Travel Locations & Itineraries
Winter in Rocky Mountain National Park is worth the visit if you enjoy snowy landscapes, wildlife, winter activities (snowshoeing, nordic skiing, winter photography, and more)! But before you go, there are a few things you should know before visiting the park this winter...
When most people think about Colorado in the winter it's all about hitting the slopes at all the great ski resorts. In actuality, Colorado is a mecca for all kinds of winter activities. These adventures range from fat tire biking through Aspen groves, snowshoeing to secluded mountain huts, to soaking in creek-side hot springs.
Experts at captivating travelers from all over the world, the Colorado Aspen trees will lure you in with their fall inspired foliage. Here are Overland Discovery's Top 5 fall foliage drives in Colorado.
If you’re an adventure seeking, adrenaline junky, we’ve complied a list of the top 15 adrenaline-filled Colorado adventures. From white water rafting, to sandboarding, to cliff-diving, there's an abundance of outdoor Colorado adventures for thrill-seeking travelers.
Known for its majestic welcome committee of wild elk and endless opportunities for exploring, Rocky Mountain National Park is a true escape into the wild. Every year, thousands of adventurists from all over the world travel up the twisting and turning mountain roads to experience this place of wonder. With its awe inspiring views of the rugged Rocky Mountains capped with snow year round, expansive valley floors of diverse and fragrant wild flowers, and wild life straight out of national geographic, you will forever be captivated by this mountain world.
With your kitted out rig from Overland Discovery that includes all the basic equipment you need for your overland adventure, you won’t have to think too hard about what to pack. From layered clothing (key in this region!) to footwear to food to fuel you throughout your trip, here’s a list of our Top 10 Overlanding Essentials.
After leaving the cozy town of Palisade known for the sweetest peaches in North America we headed southwest towards Gateway Colorado. With no expectations for the adventure ahead, just the open road and some great tunes flowing from the speakers of our overland rig, we made our way further into the West. Following the commands of the GPS we turned left onto highway 50 and a right onto State Highway 141.
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!
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.
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.