Do you know your ABCs? No, not those ABCs; I mean the ABCs of Colorado! Sing it with me:
A is for Archaeology.
Colorado is home to more than a dozen archaeological sites including Mesa Verde, Dinosaur Ridge, and the Paint Mines (pictured).
B is for Brewery.
Coloradoans like their beer--SO much, in fact, that the Centennial State has more than 200 breweries!
C is for Casa Bonita.
The Disneyland of Mexican restaurants resides in Lakewood... just don't order anything with meat.
D is for Denver.
The greatest capital city in the WORLD!
E is for Elitches.
AKA Every Colorado child's happy place.
F is for Football.
G is for Great Sand Dunes National Park.
The tallest sand dunes in North America reside in the easternmost parts of Alamosa and Saguache Counties.
H is for Hot Springs.
There are more than two dozen hot springs in Colorado, including the world’s deepest geothermal spring (Pagosa Springs) and the world’s largest hot springs pool (Glenwood Springs).
I is for Interstate 70.
By far the fastest way to get from one side of the state to the other.
J is for Jefferson County.
Home to our beloved frost brewed Coors Light!
K is for Kayaking.
There is never a shortage of things to do in our great outdoors! From kayaking to skiing to horseback riding, the Centennial State has the perfect activity for you!
L is for Larimer Square.
What was once Denver's only city block is now a one-stop shop for the best stores, restaurants, and events in the city!
M is for Mesa Verde National Park.
The National Park is home to some of the best preserved Ancestral Puebloan archeological sites in the country.
N is for (Colorado) National Monument.
Stunning canyons and rock formations make up this great American treasure.
O is for Oil.
Believe it or not, Colorado has numerous oil fields and refineries!
P is for Pikes Peak.
"O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain;
For purple mountain majesties,
Above the fruited plain!"
Q is for Quiet.
Only in Colorado will you find some of the most quiet and peaceful places to kick back and relax.
R is for Rockies.
Win or lose (mostly lose), we love 'em!
S is for Sunshine.
300 days per year, to be exact!
T is for Traffic.
See: I-25 during rush hour.
U is for University.
Colorado is home to more than 48 universities, including the highly accredited University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado State University, and Colorado School of Mines.
V is for Vail.
Only the cutest little mountain town EVER.
W is for Winter.
Winter/snow/blizzards should NOT be this beautiful.
X is for X-Games.
The winter X-Games have been held in Aspen since 2002.
Y is for Yurt.
Why stay in a tent or cabin when you can rent a secluded yurt, (a circular tent with a collapsible framework)?
Z is for Zombies.
Don't be too alarmed if you see zombies roaming the streets of the Front Range; different cities around Colorado host annual zombie runs, crawls, and hunts.