Every weekend is precious, so it’s vital to make the most of its fleeting hours. Do you wish you could cram even more adventure into your Saturday or Sunday? We may just have the solution: a wine and waterfalls day trip in Colorado. Along the way, you can look forward to experiencing some of the Rocky Mountain State’s most iconic waterfalls, including the tallest waterfall in Colorado, while also sipping on local wine from the best wineries in Colorado. Of course, you’ll need to designate a sober driver, so be sure to plan accordingly.

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What are your thoughts on this wine and waterfalls day trip in Colorado? Are you inspired to venture to the tallest waterfall in Colorado and the best wineries in the state? Who would you bring with you? Be sure to share your thoughts with us in the comments below!

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Are there any other wineries in Colorado worth visiting?

Some wineries to visit in Colorado include:

  • Carlson Vineyards
  • Balestreri Vineyards
  • Snowy Peaks Winery
  • Winery at Holy Cross Abbey


Colorado is known for its incredible outdoor adventures, the towering Rocky Mountains, and ski resorts. Yet few people realize that we're also blessed with some impressive wineries. In addition to the destinations we've outlined in our wine and waterfalls day trip in Colorado, there are some other vineyards you'll want to add to your itinerary.

Where else can I find the most beautiful waterfalls in Colorado?

Some of the waterfalls you should add to your outdoor bucket list include:

  • Helen Hunt Falls
  • Rainbow Falls
  • Fish Creek Falls
  • Chasm Falls
  • Alberta Falls


The above wine and waterfalls adventure only scratches the surface of Colorado's incredible waterfalls. You'll find a range of waterfalls throughout the state that vary in size and height, though each is impressive in its own right.  Looking for more inspiration? Be sure to check out our official waterfall road trip through Colorado.

What are the most unique and best day trips in Colorado?

We're so glad you asked! The Colorado landscape lends itself to all sorts of unforgettable adventures, whether you're partial to hiking, skiing, swimming, or antiquing. To start, we would recommend taking a natural wonders road trip, which will showcase Colorado's diverse landscape. Next up on the list might be Colorado's very own taco trail. And of course, you can't go wrong with a road trip to the most abandoned places in the state. Happy exploring!

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