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Introduction into Colorado

Colorado is a year-round destination that boasts spectacular national parks, forests and the famous Rocky Mountains, which draws millions of tourists every year for its natural beauty. Some of the other attractions in Colorado include Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Mesa Verde national parks, the sandstone formations of the Garden of the Gods and the beautiful Colorado Springs.

The capital, Denver is the gateway to many ski resorts and its home to many museums and beautiful parks. Besides the attractions in Colorado they also hold the record for many world records and these include:

  1. The highest suspension bridge in the world is over the Royal Gorge near Canon City. The Royal Gorge Bridge spans the Arkansas River at a height of over 1,000 feet.
  2. The world's largest natural hot springs pool is located in Glenwood Springs and it attracts thousands annually.  
  3. The Dwight Eisenhower Memorial Tunnel between Clear Creek & Summit counties is the highest auto tunnel in the world. It has an elevation of over 11,000 feet under the Continental Divide it is 8,960 feet long and has an average daily traffic, which exceeds over 25,000 vehicles.




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