Colorado’s landscape bursts into a kaleidoscope of color every summer, when more than 3,200 species of wildflowers spring up all over the state. The high elevations hit their budding peaks this month, which means now’s the time to get outside and enjoy the abundance of hues. Here, our guide to where to go, the best ways to get there, and how to identify all those beautiful blooms once you find them.
It took nearly a year of working with county regulators and support from an outside investor, but a family-run Roaring Fork Valley farm is once again offering overnight glamping, artist studios, and other guest experiences (alpaca yoga, anyone?) in an effort to prove that agritourism is a sustainable path forward for Colorado producers.