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Here’s Why Colorado Is The One State That Looks Like Something From Middle Earth

You have read the books and seen the movies, and now you are ready to go searching for J.R.R. Tolkien’s mystical and magical Middle Earth. Before you book that plane ticket to New Zealand to find this colorful land full with fantasy galore, take a look outside… what do you see? Purple mountains? Crystal blue waters? Larger-than-life trees? Remind you of somewhere? Check out this short and stunning video from Colorado Tourism that pinpoints the locations in Colorado that look like something from Middle Earth (Psst… it’s basically the entire state!):

For even more natural wonders, check out these 13 Amazing Waterfalls In Colorado That That Prove Nature Is Beyond Beautiful.

Annie
Annie is a freelance writer, content editor, and marketing whiz with a background in broadcasting and a passion for chicken nachos. When she isn't gushing about her love of Colorado, you can find her chasing after her two adorable sons and/or dreaming up a new home improvement project for her husband.