USAF Academy

USAF Academy

Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs. The chapel architecture is a highlight.

Pike's Peak Cog Railway

Pike's Peak Cog Railway

From Manatou Springs, CO, the railway climbs to the 14.110 foot summit of Pike's Peak.

Durango, Colorado

Durango, Colorado

The town was organized in September 1880 by the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad to serve the San Juan mining district

Mancos Valley Stagecoach

Mancos Valley Stagecoach

A great lunch rescues this from just another tourist trap.

San Juan Skyway

San Juan Skyway

Route 550 from Durango to Silverton and Ouray.

Silverton, Colorado

Silverton, Colorado

Population 531. Silverton is one of the highest towns in the United States, at 9,305 feet (2,836 m) above sea level.

Ouray, Colorado

Ouray, Colorado

The last two images in this set are from Teluride, Colorado.

Mesa Verde NP

Mesa Verde NP

Mesa Verde National Park is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site . The park features numerous ruins of homes and villages built by the ancient Pueblo people known as the Anasazi.

Monument Valley

Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast and iconic sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000 ft above the valley floor. It has been featured in numerous movies.