At Colorado Overlander, we are here to help with your trip from start to finish. To assist in this, here are a few trip ideas that we personally recommend. As lifetime locals of Colorado, we know that these trip ideas will fill all of your Overlanding desires.
TOWNS & REGIONS
ASPEN & SNOWMASS,
One of Colorado’s most iconic ski towns, Aspen is surrounded by scenic landscapes and endless Overlanding options.
CRESTED BUTTE & GUNNISON,
Beautiful places can be found at the end of a valley. Nestled in the Elk Mountains, Crested Butte is one of those places.
DURANGO & SILVERTON,
The San Juan Mountain Range provides a true Colorado Overlander experience. While in the middle of these beautiful mountains, make sure you check out this great town.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS & CARBONDALE,
As Colorado Overlander’s home, Glenwood Springs serves a special place in our heart. Once you’re here, it won’t take long to figure our why we call this home.
There truly is no other place like Moab. As the founder of nearly all off-roading and desert adventure, Moab has something for everyone.
Home to skiing, ranches and the Colorado cowboy way of life, Steamboat has it all. Arrive via the Flattops, and your Overlanding adventures have just begun.
TELLURIDE & OURAY,
This place is Colorado, so let Colorado Overlander let you experience it to its fullest. Mountain passes wrap around this icon town, and we’re sure it will be a destination that keeps you wanting more.
VAIL & BEAVER CREEK,
Vail is an original member of Colorado ski towns, but its the summer months that should bring you back. The Gore Mountains will provide all the beauty and adventure you can take in.
One of Colorado’s most iconic ski towns, Aspen is surrounded by scenic landscapes and endless Overlanding options. Arches, located just north of Moab, UT is an absolute must. No other location on earth offers the views and adventure, so join in the amazement.
Without question, you will be amazed at the scale of this National Park. With canyons over 6000′ deep, you’ll have to train your eyes very well to see the bottom of this beauty.
GREAT SAND DUNES
The Great Sand Dunes National Park, located only 2 hours southwest of Denver, is a phenomenon that delights visitors in every season. Silhouettes of the Rocky Mountains offer an unusual companion to the ever-changing dunes.
As home to the iconic Rocky Mountain Elk, RMNP also serves as the headwaters of the Colorado River. Trail Ridge Road allows for an Overlanding adventure you will not soon forget.
Please let us know if you find a landscape more dramatic and beautiful than Yellowstone. With abundant wildlife and geysers, Yellowstone must be on everyone’s bucket list
This landscape will leave you breathless and the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive will only strengthen your love for Overlanding. Jump in and see where this road takes you.
OVERLAND TRAILS & THEMED
THE ALPINE LOOP
Snowed in for much of the year, the trail is best explored in late June to early September. Passing by Ouray, Lake City, and Silverton, the Alpine Loop is an Overlander’s heaven.
THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE OVERLAND
The Lake City to Buena Vista section of the Continental Divide Trail should not be missed. Although only a tiny fraction of the full trail, this section offers up some of Colorado at its finest.
LEAD KING BASIN LOOP & CRYSTAL MILL
A local favorite, this drive is always worth revisiting, as the scenery and sense of excitement never gets old. Plus, with the addition of Schofield Pass, Crested Butte is at your doorstep.
COLORADO FALL COLORS
Colorado Overlander’s favorite season, Fall can’t be missed. With endless Aspen groves that typically hit their prime color in mid to late September, your head won’t stop turning as you try to catch all of the colors.
COLORADO HISTORIC HOT SPRINGS
Colorado is loaded with hot springs, and what better way to get to them than by enjoying some Overlanding along the way. From Steamboat Springs, to Glenwood Springs, to Pagosa Springs, let the hot waters lead you.
BIG GAME HUNTING
Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and Arizona are home to some of the largest Rocky Mountain Elk. But to get into a big one, you first must get into the terrain. Let Colorado Overlander help.
PHOTOGRAPHY TOURS &
With so much natural beauty, it is no wonder that the Western United States is a photographer’s dream. Our vehicles provide the comfort and assurance that keep you moving to get the next perfect image.
WILDLIFE VIEWING TOURS &
Naturally, Overlanding and Wildlife Viewing go hand in hand. But if your first mission is to spot a trophy Bighorn Sheep or Moose, you sometime have to hit the roads less travelled. Colorado Overlander promises to get you there.