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!):

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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