Where: Anywhere, Denver

What: Read this, then go outside and look around: The Centennial State is gorgeous right now. In recent years, early storms have knocked the changing leaves off the trees before they can reach their full ombre glory. This year, however, Mother Nature has given us a little respite to enjoy the colors. Take a walk. Kick some leaves. Heck, jump in a pile of them. This golden age is fleeting.

Roadtrip time: Check out where to catch fall colors on the road—now.

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Natasha Gardner
Natasha Gardner
Natasha Gardner is a Denver-based writer and the former Articles Editor for 5280.