5 places to check out on Colorado Day


On Wednesday, Colorado turned 142 years old! Since its 141st birthday, it’s unclear how many miles we traveled around the state for our Unique 2 Colorado segment — but rest assured, it’s in the tens of thousands.

During that time we visited tons of interesting places. I wanted to share a couple of them with you:

The World’s Deepest Geothermal Hot Spring in Pagosa Springs
Pagosa Springs is home to world’s deepest geothermal hot spring. Guinness World Records measured it and it ran 1,002 feet. But according to Pagosa Springs, they never actually found the bottom; they just ran out of line.
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The Sandhill Cranes in Monte Vista
This is a real treat! Each Spring, thousands of Sandhill Cranes flock to Monte Vista in Colorado’s San Luis Valley.
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The Paint Mines in Calhan
The Paint Mines Interpretive Park in El Paso County is absolutely stunning! It features colorful rock formations you won’t forget.
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The Royal Gorge Bridge
The Royal Gorge Bridge and Park was created in 1929 and is owned by the city of Cañon City and operated by a private concessioner. It’s a Colorado classic!

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Alleyway Art in Downtown Denver
This one is close to home. The city of Denver welcomed plenty of unique art into some of its downtown alleyways this Summer!
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