Rest of Colorado

Rest of Colorado Travel Guide

New favorites: The old Nakasendo Road between Magome and Tsumago runs into thick forest where soft adventurers can spot boars, black bears, and serows. Years as agent: 17. Specialties: Vietnam, Cambodia, Japan, China.

The Gunnison thunders down the steepest mountain descent of any river in the United States through one of the most spectacular and deepest canyons in the country. The less-trafficked North Rim has a great campground, at the lip of a nearly 2,000-foot plunge into the gorge.

Plum Creek Cellars, located in the small farming town of Palisade on Colorado’s Western Slope, is the state’s most award winning winery. Be sure to taste its stellar 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon.

Inspired by founder Jeff Lebesch's bicycle tour of European breweries, New Belgium Brewing Company is best known for its flagship amber ale, Fat Tire.