Get Active With Colorado's Culinary Offerings
DENVER, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado farms, ranches, breweries and wineries have partnered up with active tours to provide one-of-a-kind experiences. Below is a sampling of tours and festivals that will get the blood pumping and stimulate the taste buds. For more information, visit www.colorado.com.
Beer and Bike Tours (Fort Collins) – Beer & Bike Tours is the chance to experience Fort Collins, Boulder, Denver, Rocky Mountain National Park and beyond with day or customized Colorado tours.
Boulder Bike to Farm Tours (Boulder) – Experience local farm culture with Awestruck Outdoors private, group or electric bike rides that end at local farms.
Colorado Jeep Tours and Wine Package (Cañon City) – From March through October, take a Colorado Jeep Tour through the gold mining towns of Victor and Cripple Creek, ending with a wine tour and tasting at the Winery at Holy Cross Abbey.
Dinner Float Trip (Gunnison-Crested Butte) – Take a Rocky Mountains boat ride to Italian riverfront restaurant, Garlic Mikes, with a scenic Dinner Float Trip.
Dude Ranch – A Colorado Dude Ranch is a true Western experience where guests can horseback ride, hike, and fish, or even attend a local wine pairing demonstration, harvest produce or help ranchers herd cattle.
Happy Hour Yoga (Durango) – On Mondays, yogis can rejuvenate at Happy Hour Yoga and be rewarded afterwards with a free pint of beer from local brewery, Ska Brewing Co.
FIBArk Festival (Salida) – The First in Boating on the Arkansas Festival, held June 12-15, is the nation's oldest whitewater festival offering education, competitions, local beer, food and more, all while promoting the preservation of Salida's whitewater paddle sports.
Crested Butte Wildflower Festival (Crested Butte) – The Wildflower Festival held June through August offers exploration of wildflowers via a 4x4 Jeep tour.
Telluride Mushroom Festival (Telluride) – At Telluride Mushroom Festival, August 14-17, learn all things mushrooms and even enter an eating contest at the Chef Cook-off street party.
Tour de Vineyard (Palisade) – The 21st Annual Tour de Vineyards is the perfect way to see many Western Slope wineries with a leisurely 25-mile bicycle ride on September 20.
Mountain Harvest Festival (Paonia) – From September 25-28, the Mountain Harvest Festival offers slow bike races, a Jumbo Mountain Trail Run, locally brewed beer from Revolution Brewing, food vendors in the park or a farm-to-table dinner at The Living Farm Café.
Contacts: Carly Holbrook / 720-289-9366, firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE Colorado Tourism Office