Your Guide to Having the Best Summer EverFrom Colorado's most rewarding summits to the best Denver happy hours, here is 5280's official guide to making the most of your summer out West. By Staff | June 19, 2018 Summer Guide 2018The Insider’s Guide to Great Sand Dunes National ParkThe Ultimate Guide to Hiking Colorado’s FourteenersYour Guide to Colorado’s Best Mountain Biking DestinationsThe Guide to Colorado’s Best Wilderness Areas12 Music Festivals to Liven Up Your Summer6 Picturesque Picnic SpotsThe Guide to Camping in Colorado82 of Colorado’s Best-Kept SecretsHeading Outside This Summer? Great! Please Adventure Responsibly5 Food Trucks to Try Right NowEscape the Summer Heat at These 9 Art ShowsThe 25 Best Restaurants in DenverThe Best Paddling Adventures in the WestHigh-Country Hut TripsThe Ultimate Guide to Colorado Distilleries 2018Denver’s 25 Best Ice Cream Flavors Click here to see all of our summer coverage. Warm-Weather Hikes Red Mountain Trail Columbine Lake Mount Evans Lower Cataract Lake Loop Carter Lake’s Sundance Trail Mount Elbert’s East Ridge Twin Lakes Trail Boulder’s Shadow Canyon Trail Reservoir Ridge North Loop Trail Click here to see all our full Hikes We Like archive. Plan A Summer Road Trip Lyons, Colorado OurayFirst-Timer’s Guide: NederlandFirst-Timer’s Guide: Evergreen Manitou SpringsFirst-Timer’s Guide: Silverton, ColoradoFirst-Timer’s Guide: MorrisonFirst-Timer’s Guide: Grand Lake Fruita, Colorado Click here to see all of our First-Timer’s Guides.