The Regions of Colorado: Tourism Board Renames States Regions
Colorado has been divided into eight new regions, which have all been renamed to make Colorado even more majestic. These are Colorado's eight new regions.
Colorado is hoping to increase tourism even more by enticing people with these magical region names. Say goodbye to the Front Range and Western Slope, here are Colorado's eight new regions.
This area called the Rockies Playground includes places like Aspen, Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, and Vail. With all of the outdoor activities and gorgeous weather, you can stay outside all day long in the Rockies Playground.
This is what was formerly known as the Front Range and is now Denver & Cities of the Rockies. This region includes Denver, Black Hawk, Boulder, Fort Collins, and Thornton.
The Great West region has canyons, ranchland, and mountains. This region includes cities like Craig, Dinosaur, Rifle and Steamboat Springs.
The Pioneering Plains region has lots of plains, grassland, and old farms -- it's also host to the Overland Trail, which helped settle the west. It includes cities like Akron, Burlington, and Sterling.
The Western Slope has now become the Mountains & Mesa region. This includes Grand Junction, Palisade, Montrose, Telluride and more.
The Canyons & Plains region is shaped by its rich heritage of Hispanic and Native American culture. The Canyons & Plains regions include cities such as Crowley, La Junta and Trinidad.
The Mystic Luis Valley is home to the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. This region includes cities like Alamosa, Creede and Monte Vista.
The Pikes Peak Wonder region is where the Great Plains meet the Rockies. Pikes Peak Wonder includes the Royal Gorge, Cripple Creek, Pueblo and more.