Visiting Colorado: 6 Things You (Actually) Need to Know

Snow blankets the Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs. This image was created by combining multiple photographs into one panoramic image. Photo credit: Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

There’s a lot to see and do when you’re visiting Colorado. But there are some things that everybody should know about this beautiful state.

I live at about 7000 feet/2100 meters above sea level, but I am affected by altitude sickness when I get above 11,000 feet/3400 meters. You can climb 14,000 foot/4300 meter mountains here and you can actually drive to the top of Pikes Peak, near Colorado Springs. (Sorry, the cog railway to the top is closed indefinitely.) When I take visitors up there, I feel it, so you need to be prepared.

Here are six essentials you should be aware of.

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