Getaway Compass


Colorado has incredible nature with mountains over 14,000 feet tall, numerous alpine lakes, and four national parks. It is also known for its countless ski resorts, making it the perfect winter destination. Denver, known as the mile high city, has a vibrant downtown with many galleries and breweries. The best way to see the top nature destinations in Colorado is to take a road trip. Check out the articles below to start planning your Colorado trip.


Island Lake

Best Hikes to Do This Fall in Colorado

Colorado is full of incredible hiking trails that take you to breathtaking views and scenic lakes. Fall is the best time to hike in Colorado since the weather is comfortable and you can enjoy the Aspen foliage. It can be

American Lake

12 Most Beautiful Lakes in Colorado

Colorado has many picturesque lakes surrounded by high peaks. Many of the most beautiful lakes in Colorado are alpine lakes with clear blue water. The best lakes in Colorado often require hard hikes to get to but that also means

Maroon Bells Hike

10-Day Colorado Road Trip Itinerary

Colorado is a beautiful state with tall peaks, incredible lakes, and four unique national parks. The best way to see the highlights of Colorado is to embark on an ultimate Colorado road trip. This 10-Day Colorado Road Trip Itinerary will

Lake Haiyaha Rocky Mountain

Weekend in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park is a beautiful park with 14,000 ft peaks, picture perfect lakes, waterfalls, and endless hiking trails. Two days is a great amount of time to see the highlights of the park and will allow you to