Colorado (CO)       “Work in Progress”    Please let us know if you have recommendations/suggestions on this page. Also please correct us if we describe wrong.
Colorado “Must-See” ここは絶対に見るべき!!    コロラド州の簡単な紹介  


Colorado Map +           コロラド州の地図等

  

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Montrose   Black Canyon of the Gunnison  国立公園

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Colorado National Monument, Fruita (see canyons, bighorn sheep, and eagles pix)

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Dinosaur National Monument, Dinosaur

*   Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Silverton  for example, check out
this site | 日本語版

Glenwood Hot Springs Pool, Glenwood Springs

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Reserve, Mosca
   Great Sand Dunes 国立公園&リザーヴ

The Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway, Colorado Springs
*   Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs

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Mesa Verde National Park, Cortez    Mesa Verde  国立公園
5833 140430  'Mummy Lake' Used for Ancient Rituals, Not Water Storage  (LiveScience, Joseph Castro, Live Science Contributor, 04/28/2014)  Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado 
National Parks


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Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park      Rocky Mountain  国立公園
Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
Rocky Mountain National Park - Bing Images

Rocky Mountain Bound Documentary Pt1 HD - YouTube  |  Rocky Mountain Bound Documentary Pt2 HD - YouTube
Rocky Mountain National Park - YouTube
Rocky Mountain National Park - Wikipedia
Science Behind the Scenes Series - Rocky Mountain National Park  video
our National Park page

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Royal Gorge Park, Canon City
 
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* Skiing:
This sport has been synonymous with Colorado. Two of America’s most famous winter resorts, Vail and the Aspen/Snowmass area. Click here for more info. 
13 world-class resorts   スキー

Colorado’s Highest Peaks (14ers) (Climbing)  登山

* Mountain Bike Capital, for example, check out
this site  マウンテンバイク

Wildlife:
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Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park             Bighorn Sheep, Elks

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Brief History*
Gold Rush (Cherry Creek - now in Denver,1859) | U.S. Mint in Denver (1906) | U.S. Air Force Academy home (near Colorado Springs, 1958) | NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command, 1958) |
 
13532 171111  Massive dust storm sweeps South Dakota - Nov 11, 1933 - HISTORY.com
South Dakota 
A major Dust Bowl storm strikes - Apr 14, 1935 - HISTORY.com
Kansas, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico
History Brief: the Dust Bowl - YouTube
Dust Bowl - Wikipedia
Presidents:    Franklin D. Roosevelt    #32  

Famous People*
Molly Brown, M. Scott Carpenter, Jack Dempsey,  Douglas Fairbanks, Quray, Byron R. White, Paul Whiteman, and more. Click
here for more famous people in Colorado.


United States Air Force Academy - Home, Colorado Springs, Colorado 
1979 130603  May 29, 2013  AF secretary to Class of 2013 Next chapter of your story begins today  |  Academy Graduation  2013
Class of 2013 Air Force Academy Graduation - YouTube
President Obama Delivers 2012 Commencement Address to U.S. Air Force Academy - YouTube  (PBS)  |  Air Force Academy Graduation, Class of 2012 - YouTube  (Full Ceremony)
our Graduation page


5462 140326  Provo-Orem, Utah, named happiest city in America  (AOL, 03/26/2014)  1. Provo-Orem, UT  2. Boulder, CO  3.  Fort Collins-Loveland, CO  4. Honolulu, HI  5  San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA (out of 189 Cities)    Note: 13. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN
Gallup.Com - Daily News, Polls, Public Opinion on Politics, Economy, Wellbeing, and World

America's happiest cities, 2014  photos (Yahoo Homes, Jennifer Karmon, Spaces, 03/26/2014)

 
Colorado | Denver | Colorado Springs |  Aurora |  Lakewood  | Fort Collins |  Thornton  |  Pueblo

Largest Cities in Colorado  

Tourism | 日本語版

Things to do in Colorado | Top Rated Colorado Tourist Attractions

コロラド州の旅行ガイド


7970 141212  Best in the US 2015 - Lonely Planet  12/10/2014
1. Queens, New York, 2. Western South Dakota, 3. New Orleans, Louisiana, 4. Colorado River region, Colorado: The river begins in Rocky Mountain National Park, Utah, and Arizona, 5. North Conway, New Hampshire, 6. Indianapolis, Indiana, 7. Greenville, South Carolina, 8. Oakland, California, 9. Duluth, Minnesota, 10. Mount Shasta region, California

7789 141121  What's America's Booziest State?   Yahoo Food, Dave Infante and Chris Kolmar, Thrillist, 11/20/2014
1.  Oregon, 2.  Colorado, 3.  Alaska, 4.  Montana, 5.  Vermont, 6.  Wisconsin, 7.  Washington, 8.  Nevada, 9.  Wyoming, 10.  Maine, ...
41.  Florida, 42.  Oklahoma, 43.  South Carolina, 44.  Maryland, 45.  Tennessee, 46.  Georgia, 47.  Utah, 48.  Alabama, 49.  Mississippi, 50.  Arkansas
Mason-Dixon Line map and information  World Atlas
Bible Belt - Wikipedia
Booze blues: Utah's laws make it tricky to get a drink - Fox News  Alicia Acuna, 01/31/2013
Contiguous United States - Wikipedia  the 48 adjoining U.S. states plus Washington, D.C. (federal district) ... The term excludes the non-contiguous states of Alaska and Hawaii and all off-shore United States territories and possessions
America, States & D.C.


7723 141115  Is it Morning Yet? The Most Delicious Breakfast Restaurants in America  Yahoo Travel    1.  Russ & Daughters Cafe, New York City, New York, 2.  Cutty's Brookline, Massachusetts, 3.  Blacksmith, Houston, Texas, 4.  Griddle Cafe, Los Angeles, California, 5.  Little Goat, Chicago, Illinois, 6.  Deluca's, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 7.  Walnut Cafe, Boulder, Colorado, 8.  Chez Elle Creperie and Coffeehouse, Kansas City, Missouri, 9.  The Mud House, St. Louis, Missouri, 10.  Dupar's, southern California and Las Vegas, Nevada
America  | 
Eat 

6637 140712  The best American cities for foodies - Restaurants and Trends -Food-Drink-MSN Living  Conde Nast Traveler
1. New York City, NY, 2. Napa, CA, 3. San Francisco, CA, 4. Charleston, SC, 5. New Orleans, LA, 6. Chicago, IL, 7. Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA, 8. Santa Fe, NM, 9. Healdsburg, CA, 10. Boston, MA, 11. Aspen, CO, 12. Las Vegas, NV, 13. Seattle, WA, 14. Newport, RI, 15. Savannah, GA, 16. Austin, TX, 17. Naples, FL, 18. Telluride, CO, 19. (tie) Portland, ME, 19. (tie) San Diego, CA

State Info  |  50 States & DC  |  Eat

 
Events:
A Taste of Colorado, Denver, Colorado (CO) < http://www.atasteofcolorado.com/ > Labor Day Weekend starting on Fri.

Great American Beer Festival, Denver  September
A Taste of Colorado, Denver  September
Ski Racing
1513 130423  Best of Winter XGames 2013 - YouTube  Aspen, Colorado
Caleb Moore Dead Snowmobile Rider Dies After Winter X Games Crash


7359 141005  America's Weirdest Fall Festivals - MiniTime, contributed: Katrina Brown Hunt, 10/01/2014  Trailing of the Sheep Festival, Idaho; Fire Ant Festival, Texas; Wife Carrying Championship, Maine; Emma Crawford Coffin Races and Parade, Colorado; Coarsegold Tarantula Awareness Festival, California
States & D.C. 


More Events
for example, check out this site


6626 140711  In Pictures: America's Most Relaxed Cities  (Forbes, 11/02/2010) 
1. Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota, 2. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 3. Boston, Massachusetts, 4. Portland, Oregon, 5. Columbus, Ohio, 6. Denver, Colorado, 7. (tie) Seattle, Washington, 7 (tie) Cincinnati, Ohio, 9. Kansas City, Missouri, 10. San Jose, California

Photos: 10 most stressed out cities - chicagotribune.com 
1. Washington, D.C., 2. New York City, New York, 3. Miami, Florida, 4. San Francisco, California, 5. Jersey City, New Jersey, 6. Oakland, California, 7. Chicago, Illinois, 8. Newark, New Jersey, 9. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10. Los Angels, California

State Info

7944 141208  America's least educated cities, 2014 - Yahoo Homes  Thomas C. Frohlich, 24/7 Wall St., 12/08/2014    1. Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona, 2. Dalton, Georgia, 3. El Centro, California, 4. Farmington, New Mexico, 5. Hanford-Corcoran, California
America's most educated cities, 2014 - Yahoo Homes  Thomas C. Frohlich, 24/7 Wall St., 11/26/2014   1. Boulder, Colo., 2. Ann Arbor, Mich., 3. Corvallis, Ore., 4. Ithaca, N.Y., 5. Lawrence, Kan., 6. Iowa City, Iowa, 7. Ames, Iowa, 8. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Calif., 9. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Conn., 10. Durham-Chapel Hill, N.C.
America, States & D.C.

9888 150809  The 30 Best Small Cities in America  MSN Travel, Condé Nast Traveler
One of our staff members: "I like Telluride, CO."
Drive through Downtown Telluride, Colorado - YouTube

TELLURIDE Colorado's Secret Switzerland - YouTube
Telluride - Top to Bottom - YouTube
America  |  Colorado


6139 140526  Colorado mudslide: Astonishing footage shows miles of devastation - Los Angeles Times   Matt Pearce, 05/26/2014  Grand Mesa, Colorado
Mudslide - Wikipedia

Landslide - Wikipedia
Weather
5509 140330  14 dead, 176 missing in Washington landslide  (USA TODAY, Heather Graf, King-TV, Seattle-Tacoma, Washington, 03/25/2014)
Natural Disasters Mudslides - Bing Images
Mudslides Explained: Behind the Washington State Disaster  ... How Are Mudslides Prevented? (National Geographic, Brian Clark Howard, 03/24/2014)
Landslides 101  video   National Geographic
Landslides and Mudslides | CDC
Washington State page


References
*  Inge N. Dobelis (Project Editor): America: land of Beauty and Splendor (New York/Montreal: Reader’s Digest, 1992)
+  Laura Sutherland with Family Travel Forum: Amazing Places to Take Your Kids(Illinois: Publications International, Ltd., 2008)
^ “Our National Parks  -  Celebrating America’s Nature Splendor”, Life 9 (2009) No. 7 August 21
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