Top 10 Things To Do Outside This Summer

red-rocks-1142718_1280Here comes the sun!  The temperatures are heating up, the snow is melting, the water is flowing, and we are so psyched for all the activities summertime in Colorado has to offer.

  1. Red Rock Concert:  The quintessential Colorado outdoor concert experience where all the locals hand and incredible artists come to perform within 868 of natural wonders.  If concerts aren’t your thing check out one of the films or yoga classes they offer throughout the summertime!
  2. Go whitewater rafting:  For another thrilling adventure, paddle your way down some of the most beautiful rivers this side of the Mississippi for a whitewater rafting experience of a lifetime.
  3. Vail Farmers Market & Art Show:  Find local produce, local wine, and local faces between June 19th and October 2nd in Vail Village.  Going on its 15th year with over 165 tents this market & art show features just about anything you’re looking for – baked goods to flowers to dog treats to incredible pieces of art.
  4. Hike in Steamboat Springs:  Take advantage of the lack of snow covering Steamboat Ski Resort and play around on their trails while taking in the incredible views.  Grab glimpses  of wildlife while you fit in a cardio workout and photo opportunities that friends & family will be raving about!
  5. Drive in Outdoor Movie:  Built in 1966, this drive in movie theater located in Buena Vista is found in the middle of a prairie with stunning views of Mount Princeton and the surrounding Collegiate Peak range.
  6. Sail on Lake Dillon:  Take a lesson at the sailing school at Lake Dillon with your friends and family and see who’s the best boatman!  Bask in the beauty of alpine lake while you marvel at stunning views of snow-capped mountains.
  7. Hot Springs in Idaho Springs:  Get away from work and the everyday routine by soaking in a natural mineral pool with steaming hot water that’ll soothe those muscles and bring relaxation to your Colorado vacation.
  8. Frisco BBQ:  This is the place to be between June 16-18; with 70+ barbecuers, 7 bands, pig races, and a bacon burner 6k, it is unlikely you will be bored partaking in the festivities.
  9. Lake Dillon Concerts:  Get ready for Friday nights dancing and having an all-around ball at these concerts with views of Lake Dillon.
  10. Zipline in Colorado:  Soar through the air between trees and over creeks on two of the best zipline courses in Colorado!

pine creekPull out the tank tops, shorts, and flip flops because this summer you’re gonna make it one for the books with these must-do activities!