Popular Cities in Colorado

Top cities in Colorado, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Denver #1 most popular location
Cleverly nicknamed as ‘Mile High City’ (Denver does in fact sit exactly one mile above sea level), and backed by the kind of mountain range that instantly justifies the arty name, Denver …
1,293travelers 90reviews 66blogs
Colorado Springs #2 most popular location
As far as inspirational, unavoidably beautiful outdoor adventures spots go, Colorado Springs has to be pretty hard to match. Watch the US Olympic team train, spend an afternoon at the bottom …
293travelers 44reviews 36blogs
Breckenridge #3 most popular location
Breckenridge is a small 148-year-old quaint Victorian town in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, in Summit County, Colorado, about 1.5 hours west of Denver. As one of the USA's premier year-r…
36travelers 13reviews 9blogs
Steamboat Springs #4 most popular location
Steamboat Springs is the county seat of Routt County, Colorado, and has a population of about 10,000 people. It lies in the Yampa Valley of Northwestern Colorado and has an elevation of 6,7…
16travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Aspen #5 most popular location
Founded as a mining camp in the Colorado Silver Boom and named because of the abundance of aspen trees in the area, the city is now a ski resort and cultural center. The city emerged as a ski…
70travelers 7reviews 1blogs
Vail #6 most popular location
Vail, incorporated in 1966, is located in the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado and is divided into the following areas through the narrow Vail Valley: West Vail, Vail Village, Lionshead, G…
49travelers 7reviews 2blogs
Estes Park #7 most popular location
Estes Park is much more than a small, quaint touristy town, just outside of Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. Even though the streets are lined with gift and souvenir shops, ice crea…
12travelers 9reviews 6blogs
Durango #8 most popular location
Durango is home of the Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. This town of about 15,000 was begun back around 1880. Mining in the area brought the need for railroads and the Denver and Rio …
46travelers 10reviews 14blogs
Fort Collins #9 most popular location
In 2006, Money ranked Fort Collins as the best place to live in America, proclaiming that "great schools, low crime, good jobs in a high-tech economy and a fantastic outdoor life make Fort Co…
113travelers 16reviews 3blogs
Boulder #10 most popular location
Boulder is a beautiful picture postcard of CO. It sits in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains about 30 miles northwest of Denver on Hwy 36. Boulder has over 300 day of sunshine a year. It is…
283travelers 14reviews 9blogs
Keystone #11 most popular location
Keystone is a wonderful mountain resort, full of adventurous activities! It is a Colorado classic. Keystone offers world class skiing, set in a great Colorado ski town. The town is full of …
8travelers 4blogs
Telluride #12 most popular location
Telluride is a former mining town surrounded by the 13,000 foot San Juan Mountains in the southwest corner of Colorado. Telluride is well known by its ski resort by the same name of Telluride…
13travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Grand Junction #13 most popular location
This high desert community of nearly 50,000 population sits at the bottom of a very unique area for Colorado. It is named the Colorado National Monument. It is a series of canyons and mesas …
46travelers 9reviews 4blogs
Glenwood Springs #14 most popular location
Glenwood Springs is home to the world's largest Hot Springs Swimming Pool and some of the most spectacular scenery, mild to wild outdoor adventures, and the friendliest people in the country.…
15travelers 15reviews 3blogs
Manitou Springs #15 most popular location
Manitou Springs is an artsie town just outside of Co. Springs and is most known for it's natual sparkling water that flows from the ground drink ready.
6travelers 14reviews 6blogs
Winter Park #16 most popular location
Winter Park is nestled against the western slope of the Continental Divide, just a short drive from Denver. With stunning scenes of the divide on one side and a lush beautiful valley on the o…
10travelers 2blogs
Pueblo #17 most popular location
Pueblo is a nice small city on I 25 south of Colorado. It is a friendly town and real good to stop and resupply. Pueblo has grown a lot and is more busy now; but still has that small town fe…
26travelers 2reviews 9blogs
Aurora #18 most popular location
Aurora is a suburb of Denver.
64travelers 1blogs
Frisco #19 most popular location
Frisco is a small town with few services West of Denver and a few miles South of Interstate 70 on Colorado hwy 9.
7travelers 1blogs
Cortez #20 most popular location
Cortez is located in Montezuma County in southwest Colorado. It is a great base from which to explore Mesa Verde National Park and San Juan National Forest. Often referred to as the gatewa…
4travelers 6reviews 4blogs
Crested Butte #21 most popular location
There are few places remaining that can be called a true Colorado ski town. Crested Butte is considered a holdout, retaining its small town charm and the adventurous soul that it has always h…
5travelers 1reviews 4blogs
Avon #22 most popular location
9travelers 1reviews
Englewood #23 most popular location
Englewood is a suburb of Denver.
5travelers 1reviews
Canon City #24 most popular location
Canon City, CO, population about 16,000, was founded in 1859 making it the 3rd oldest city in Colorado. It started out supplying miners looking for gold in the nearby mountains. Today it’s …
8travelers 8reviews 7blogs
Pagosa Springs #25 most popular location
Pagosa Springs is a nice big town on the crossroads of US 84 and US 160 in the SW corner of Colorado. They have most services. The town is named for their hot springs. The hot springs are w…
8travelers 6reviews 2blogs
Lakewood #26 most popular location
Lakewood is a suburb of Denver.
24travelers 3reviews
Golden #27 most popular location
Golden, CO is really known for one of its most famous residents: Coors Beer. You can smell the making of beer all over town. It is an interesting smell, but pleasant. They have free tours of …
24travelers 2reviews
Ouray #28 most popular location
Ouray is a picturesque, old mining town located in the southwest corner of Colorado in the San Juan Mountains. The small community is nestled in some of the most rugged and towering peaks of …
3travelers 2reviews
Loveland #29 most popular location
Loveland is a city North of Denver and a short way West of interstate on US 34, with all facilities. If you continue West on US 34 you get the eye poping views from Rocky Mountain N Park.
14travelers 2reviews 6blogs
Westminster #30 most popular location
Westminster is a suburb of Denver.
18travelers 1reviews 3blogs
Salida #31 most popular location
Salida is a nice small town on US 50 and CO 291. They have limited services. If you just need normal travel services Salida would be OK. No major hotels but maybe a few minor motels. Salid…
7travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Dillon #32 most popular location
Dillon is a small town West of Denver on US hwy 6 with few services.
8travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Montrose #33 most popular location
Montrose is a medium sized town on US 50 and US 550 in western Colorado. They have many services but not all services. It is a peaceful place to stop and get normal travel supplies.
7travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Silverthorne #34 most popular location
Silverthorne is the place to start and end a ski weekend in the winter or a nice hike in the summer. The city sits right on I-70 past the Eisenhower tunnel. It has beautiful views of Summit C…
4travelers 1blogs
Longmont #35 most popular location
28travelers 1blogs
Greenwood Village #36 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Castle Rock #37 most popular location
8travelers 2reviews
Brighton #38 most popular location
Brighton, CO is the county seat of Adams County, Colorado and is located about 20 miles northeast of Denver, CO. Colorodo State Highway 7 (Bridge Street) bisects the city seperating north fro…
12travelers 9reviews 18blogs
Littleton #39 most popular location
Littleton is a small suburb on the South side of Denver.
48travelers 2reviews
Gunnison #40 most popular location
Gunnison is a small yet diverse community in the central Colorado Mountains. The town is a beautiful place, but it is known for harsh winters. Winter whiteouts, feet of snow, and sub-zero tem…
6travelers 3blogs
Trinidad #41 most popular location
Trinidad is a very nice town on interstate 25. It is very near Raton Pass on the very south side of Colorado. Trinidad is a very old historic town with nice old historic block or brick struc…
1travelers 4reviews 5blogs
Limon #42 most popular location
1reviews 2blogs
Alamosa #43 most popular location
Alamosa is a nice large town on US 285 and CO 17 in south central Colorado. They have many services. Stop there for the slow place and get most travel supplies.
4travelers 1reviews 1blogs
La Junta #44 most popular location
La Junta is an unassuming town, best known only to old historians probably for Bent’s Old Fort. Back in the 1820-40’s when the US-Mexican border was the Arkansas River, Bent’s Fort ser…
1travelers 1reviews
Mancos #45 most popular location
Mancos is a small town with few services on US Hwy 160 just East of Cortez and Mesa Verde N Park.
1travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Granby #46 most popular location
Granby is a small town of about 1800 (up 16% since 2000) located at the intersection of US Highways 34 and 40 in North Central Colorado. It is near the Southwest Entrance to Rocky Mountain Na…
2travelers 1reviews
Broomfield #47 most popular location
16travelers 1reviews
Rifle #48 most popular location
Rifle is a small town with few services on US hwy 6 (a little North of Interstate 70) West of Glenwood Springs.
3travelers 1reviews 7blogs
Lamar #49 most popular location
3travelers 1reviews
Grand Lake #50 most popular location
2travelers 1blogs
Fraser #51 most popular location
Fruita #52 most popular location
Fruita is a nice small town on I 70 near Utah. There are limited services there. Fruita was named from their many fruit orchards; but sadly I was never there when the fruit was ripe.
2travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Wheat Ridge #53 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Cripple Creek #54 most popular location
Cripple Creek, named for a small steam in which a cow was supposed to have broken it’s leg crossing, began live when gold was discovered in 1890. The town quickly sprang up around that clai…
1travelers 5reviews 2blogs
Sterling #55 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Thornton #56 most popular location
Thornton is a small suburb on the North side of Denver.
10travelers 1reviews
Eagle #57 most popular location
Eagle is a nice small town by Interstate hwy 70 a ways West of Denver with some services. Eagle made national news when Colby Bryant had his trial there that lasted for months.
4travelers 1reviews
Morrison #58 most popular location
Morrison is a small town located in Jefferson County, Colorado, west of Denver, in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. It is perhaps most famous for the nearby Red Rocks Amphitheater, an…
6travelers 3reviews
Buena Vista #59 most popular location
Buena Vista is a small town on US 24 in central Colorado. They have limited services. Once our van broke down there and the small repair shop fixed the van and we finished our trip with good …
3travelers 2blogs
Centennial #60 most popular location
14travelers 1blogs
Leadville #61 most popular location
The first thing you will hear about Leadville is its high altitude. With a population of around 3000 people, Leadville is the highest city in North America. It sits on top of the Rockies at 1…
6travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Delta #62 most popular location
Delta is a medium town on US 50 and CO 92 in western Colorado. They have the basic services. When we were there we got good gasoline prices at a good grocery store.
2travelers 1reviews
Fort Morgan #63 most popular location
2travelers 2blogs
Ridgway #64 most popular location
Ridgway is the northern entrance of the scenic San Juan Skyway, which serves as a crossroad for commerce, transportation, history and scenery. The Skyway, one of the All-American Roads in the…
Woodland Park #65 most popular location
6travelers 1reviews
Parker #66 most popular location
17travelers 1reviews
Silverton #67 most popular location
Silverton is a former silver mining camp. Situated at 9,318 feet, Silverton is one of the highest towns in the United States. With a population of only 531, the town is laid back in a sleepy …
1travelers 1blogs
Fairplay #68 most popular location
Fairplay is located 21 miles north of Antero Junction on U.S. Hwy 285 at an elevation of 9,958 feet. The scenic portion of Hwy 285, which runs through Pike National Forest between Poncha Spri…
3travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Dinosaur #69 most popular location
Dinosaur is a small town with few services on US hwy 40 and US hwy 64 and the gateway to Dinosaur N Monument.
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Idaho Springs #70 most popular location
Idaho Springs, Colorado was founded in 1859 when gold was discovered in Clear Creek, which now runs right through town. It is located about 30 miles west of Denver and has a population of abo…
1travelers 1reviews
Nathrop #71 most popular location
Palisade #72 most popular location
This is one of he nicest little town on he western slopes of the Rocky Mountains. Palisade's is really known as the heart of the fruit and wine country. It sits at the base of the Grand Mesa …
3travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Twin Lakes #73 most popular location
Rye #74 most popular location
Gateway #75 most popular location
Ignacio #76 most popular location
Rocky Ford #77 most popular location
Yampa #78 most popular location
Calhan #79 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Julesburg #80 most popular location
Lochbuie #81 most popular location
Bailey #82 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Naturita #83 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Pleasant View #84 most popular location
Pleasant View is a tiny spot of about 500 located along U. S. Highway 491 in Montezuma County in Southwest Colorado not far from places like Mesa Verde National Park and the Four Corners area…
Edgewater #85 most popular location
Marble #86 most popular location
Marble is a small Colorado mountain town situated in the heart of the Rockies. The town of Marble is located on the headwaters of the Crystal River in the Elk Mountain Range. Just 45 minutes …
2travelers 1reviews
Commerce City #87 most popular location
Akron #88 most popular location
Akron is a town of about 1700 (steady since 2000) located at the intersection of U. S. Highway 34 and Colorado Highway 63 in Washington County in Northeast Colorado. Akron was established in…
2travelers 1reviews
Paonia #89 most popular location
Paonia is a small town on Colorado 133 with no conventional services. They are located in a large fruit growing area with some great fruit stands selling their home grown very good fruit and …
1travelers 2reviews
Hot Sulphur Springs #90 most popular location
Alma #91 most popular location
Redstone #92 most popular location
Franktown #93 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Cardiff #94 most popular location
Cimarron #95 most popular location
Oak Creek #96 most popular location
Last Chance #97 most popular location
Kit Carson #98 most popular location
Eldorado Springs #99 most popular location
Pitkin #100 most popular location
Pitkin is a nice small mining town with very few services on the dirt road to the 12,000 foot Cumberland Pass with a great view.