We spent time exploring seven of our favorite small towns so we could tell you the best ways to enjoy 36 hours in each.
—Photos courtesy of the Rochester Hotel (right) and Yvonne Lasmett (left)
With so many amazing resort towns in Colorado, it’s easy to overlook the smaller, less glamorous hamlets that dot the Centennial State. Which is a shame because these enclaves offer outstanding outdoor recreation, quaint main streets, unique lodging, mom-and-pop restaurants, and genuine doses of Western hospitality. We spent time exploring our favorites so we could tell you the best ways to enjoy 36 hours in each of these seven splendid small towns.