Colorado officially became a state on August 1, 1876, making the Centennial State 139 years old. Located in the Rocky Mountain region of the western U.S., Colorado is America’s eighth largest state in terms of land mass.
How Powerful is Colorado
Colorado is known for its geographic diversity, with snow-covered mountains, arid desert lands and river canyons.
Colorado Experience: The Original Coloradans
Opportunities for outdoor recreation include kayaking the Colorado River, hiking the nearly 500-mile Colorado Trail and skiing at resorts such as Vail and Aspen.
Colorado History A Story
A Day In Colorado
Three Colorado cities ranked among the best in the nation to retire according to Bankrate.com‘s new “Best and worst cities to retire” index.. Denver, the capital of Colorado, is #6 best place to retire. Colorado Springs landed the No. 9 spot, while Lakewood came in at No. 17.