Colo-Road Trips

Let's hit the road and experience the magic of Colorado Road Trips.

Discover exciting itineraries and field guides through the series of videos below!

Produced in partnership with Colorado Tourism Board

#coloradolive #colorado

Explore Colorful Colorado alongside Travel Video Journalist Juliana Broste, "TravelingJules".  Discover exciting things to do on getaways near and far--from hiking and hot springs to interesting art towns and off-the-beaten path adventures.  Get ready to uncover Colorado hidden gems in this original video series. #coloradolive #colorado

Mystic San Louis Valley

STEAM, SAND, SPACESHIPS & HOT SPRINGS IN ALAMOSA, PAGOSA SPRINGS & BEYOND (3 DAYS)

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ALAMOSA, PAGOSA SPRINGS, MYSTIC SAN LUIS VALLEY

Come explore Colorado's mystic San Luis Valley with Travel Video Journalist, Juliana Broste, "TravelingJules."  On this action packed three-day road trip, we'll start off exploring North America's tallest sand dunes and give sandboarding a go.  Then, we'll hop aboard the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad, zigging and zagging across the state border while admiring the ever changing landscapes.  I'll check out a few quirky Colorado attractions, including a visit to the UFO Watchtower and the Colorado Gator Farm 4:57.  Did you know you can handle a gator or even give gator wrestling a go?  We'll finish the tour in Pagosa Springs, and take a much deserved soak in the mineral-rich waters of the Pagosa Hot Springs  All this, and more...only in Colorado!

 

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CHECK OUT THE FULL ITINERARY:

COLORADO FIELD GUIDES: STEAM, SAND, SPACESHIPS & HOT SPRINGS IN ALAMOSA, PAGOSA SPRINGS & BEYOND: https://www.colorado.com/colo-road-trips/steam-sand-spaceships-hot-springs-alamosa-pagosa-springs-beyond

 

CHAPTERS:

0:00 Welcome to Colorado

0:33 Great Sand Dunes National Park and Reserve (US National Park Service)

2:23 Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

4:06 UFO Watchtower

4:57 Colorado Gators Reptile Park

6:45 Pagosa Hot Springs - The Springs Resort Hotel & Spa

7:43 There's more to Explore

 

FEATURED LOCATIONS:

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Reserve (US National Park Service)

https://www.nps.gov/grsa/index.htm

 

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

https://cumbrestoltec.com

 

UFO Watchtower

http://www.ufowatchtower.com

 

Colorado Gators Reptile Park

http://www.coloradogators.com

 

Pagosa Hot Springs - The Springs Resort Hotel & Spa

https://www.pagosahotsprings.com/hots...

 

SPECIAL THANKS

2nd Camera Operator: Allison Otto, https://www.allisonotto.com

Editor: Bobby Broadway, http://www.bobbybroadway.com

Color: Ryan Grams, http://ryangrams.com

Promo Editor: Jon Wilmeth, https://www.jonwilmeth.com/

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Colorado Creative Corridor

COLO-ROAD TRIP : COLORADO CREATIVE CORRIDOR (5 DAYS)

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CARBONDALE, PAONIA, CRESTED BUTTE, RIDGEWAY, SALIDA

Let's explore Colorado's Creative Corridor--five artsy towns that are state certified CREATIVE districts.  Join Travel Video Journalist, Juliana Broste, "TravelingJules" on an adventure along Salida, Ridgeway, Crested Butte, Paonia and Carbondale!  We'll wander through downtown Salida and see a cool sculpture garden.  We'll stumble upon interesting Alley Poems in Ridgway.  We'll sneak in a historic walking tour and rum tasting in Crested Butte.  We'll kick back and sip some wine at Azura art gallery in Paonia.  And, we'll take a bike ride along the Art Way in Carbondale.  All this, and more...only in Colorado!

 

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COLORADO FIELD GUIDES: COLORADO CREATIVE CORRIDOR:

https://www.colorado.com/colo-road-trips/colorado-creative-corridor

 

FEATURED LOCATIONS:

0:00 Introduction Colorado Creative Corridor

0:27 Salida, CO - Downtown + Sculpture Garden

1:15 Ridgeway, CO - Alley Poems

2:09 Crested Butte, CO - Historic Walking Tour

3:04 Paonia, CO - Azura Wine Gallery

3:45 Carbondale, CO - Art Way Bike Ride

5:00 Come see for yourself

 

SPECIAL THANKS:

2nd Camera Operator: Allison Otto, https://www.allisonotto.com

Promo Editor: Jon Wilmeth, https://www.jonwilmeth.com/

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The Great West

COLO-ROAD TRIP : FLAT TOPS WILDERNESS: MEEKER & RANGELY  (3 DAYS)

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MEEKER &  RANGELY

Let's take the road less traveled and explore Colorado's Flat Tops Wilderness with Travel Video Journalist, Juliana Broste, "TravelingJules."  We'll kick things off following along the Flat Tops Trail Scenic and Historic Byway, which links two cool Wild West towns, Yampa and Meeker.  We'll sleep under the stars at Trappers Lake Lodge and take in the beauty of nature by day.  We'll wander through the wilderness on horseback and admire Trappers Lake.   Then, we'll seek out interesting rock art in the painted canyon, Canyon Pintado National Historic District.  Last, but certainly not least, we'll stumble upon a secret recording venue for musicians.  The TANK is a former water tower which now serves as a rare location to experiment with sound.  All this, and more...only in Colorado!

 

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Colorado Field Guide: Flat Tops Wilderness: Meeker & Rangely:

https://www.colorado.com/colo-road-trips/flat-tops-wilderness-meeker-rangely

 

CHAPTERS:

0:00 Welcome to Colorado

0:32 Meeker Hotel

1:00 Yampa

1:21 Scenic Byway

1:19 Trappers Lake Lodge

3:12 Horseback Riding

4:15 Rangley

4:25 Canyon Pintado

5:04 The TANK Center for Sonic Arts

7:07 Come see for yourself

 

FEATURED LOCATIONS:

Colorado Scenic Byways: Flat Tops Trail Scenic & Historic Byway

https://www.codot.gov/travel/scenic-b...

 

Meeker Hotel

http://www.meekerhotel.com

 

Trappers Lake Lodge & Horseback Riding

https://www.trapperslake.com/#trapper...

 

Canyon Pintado

https://www.blm.gov/visit/canyon-pint...

 

The TANK Center for Sonic Arts

https://tanksounds.org

 

SPECIAL THANKS:

Editor: Bobby Broadway, http://www.bobbybroadway.com

Promo Editor: Jon Wilmeth, https://www.jonwilmeth.com/

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COLO-ROAD TRIP : HIDDEN GEMS OF SOUTHWEST COLORDO MOUNTAINS & MESAS (5 DAYS)

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Mountains and Mesas
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NEAR MESA VERDE IN CORTEZ AND MANCOS

Say HELLO to the Hidden Gems of Southwest Colorado!  Join Travel Video Journalist, Juliana Broste, "TravelingJules" on an action-packed adventure, going beyond Mesa Verde and Durango.  We'll discover lesser known experiences in Cortez and Mancos.  First up, we'll get our hands dirty on the dig site and learn about archeology at the Crow Canyon Archeological Center.  Then, we'll explore the Mancos Creative District and enroll in the The School of the West.  Artists show us how to create works of art--whether learning the art of letterpress at the former Mancos Common Press building, or moving metal in a blacksmithing class at Cowboy Forge.  Dinners' up at the Farm Bistro in Cortez, a standout farm to table restaurant serving up delicious entrees and Colorado cocktails.  Finally, we'll explore the Canyons of the Ancients.  This Monument has the highest known archaeological site density in the United States, and evidence of native cultures.  All this, and more...only in Colorado!

 

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COLORADO FIELD GUIDES: LAMAR TO LA JUNTA - Santa Fe TRAIL:

https://www.colorado.com/colo-road-trips/hidden-gems-southwest-colorado

 

FEATURED LOCATIONS:

0:00 Welcome to Colorado

0:25 Crow Canyon Archeological Center

1:18 Mancos Creative District

1:40 Letterpress Class

2:15 Blacksmithing Class

2:54 Views of the Montezuma Valley

3:15 The Canyons of the Ancients Museum

3:51 Canyons of the Ancients Monument

4:14 Entering the monument

4:14 Farm Bistro

5:05 There's more to explore

 

FEATURED LOCATIONS:

Crow Canyon Archeological Center :25

https://www.crowcanyon.org

 

Mancos Creative District & The School of the West  1:18

https://mancoscreativedistrict.com

https://www.schoolofthewest.org

 

The Painted Turtle (paint clay) 1:18

Mancos Common Press (letterpress class) 1:40

Cowboy Forge (blacksmithing class) 2:15

 

Canyons of the Ancients 2:54

https://www.blm.gov/programs/national...

 

The Canyons of the Ancients Museum 2:54, 3:15,

Canyons of the Ancients Monument 3:51

 

Farm Bistro 4:14

http://www.thefarmbistrocortez.com

 

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Canyons and Plains

COLO-ROAD TRIP : LAMAR TO LA JUNTA: A SANTA FE TRAIL ITINERARY  (3 DAYS)

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LAMAR,  LA JUNTA

Come explore the Canyons and Plains of Southeast Colorado near Lamar and LaJunta with Travel Video Journalist, Juliana Broste, "TravelingJules."  On this action packed three-day road trip, we’ll see dinosaur footprints in Picket Wire Canyon 4:02, the largest dinosaur tracksite 🦖 in North America 4:43!  We’ll visit Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site :33 — it’s like being in a living museum.  This is where traders, trappers, travelers and Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes peacefully traded goods along the Santa Fe Trail.  We’ll also visit the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site 2:26 and learn about an event that changed the Great Plains forever.  We’ll also take a hike in Vogel Canyon 5:56 to see rock art and make friends with the wild tarantulas.  😮 All this, and more...only in Colorado!

 

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COLORADO FIELD GUIDES: LAMAR TO LA JUNTA - Santa Fe TRAIL:

https://www.colorado.com/colo-road-trips/lamar-la-junta-santa-fe-trail-itinerary

 

CHAPTERS:

0:00 Welcome to Colorado

0:33 Bent’s Old Fort

4:02 Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Colorado

4:43 Picket Wire Canyonlands Guided Auto Tour 4:02 and Dinosaur Tracks

5:56 Vogel Canyon

7:34 There's more to explore

 

FEATURED LOCATIONS:

0:33 Bent’s Old Fort

https://www.nps.gov/beol/index.htm

 

4:02 Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Colorado

https://www.nps.gov/sand/index.htm

 

4:43 Picket Wire Canyonlands Guided Auto Tour 4:02 and Dinosaur Tracks

https://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/psicc/com

 

5:56 Vogel Canyon

https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/psicc/...

 

SPECIAL THANKS:

Promo Editor: Jon Wilmeth, https://www.jonwilmeth.com/

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