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Small Colorado City

Massapequa, New York
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Small Colorado City


My friend and I are looking to get away from our home in NY and travel a little this summer. We have a few places in mind but one place we are thinking about is a small city or town in Colorado. Any recommendations for somewhere cute and friendly?

We don't know exactly what we're looking for, just something new. It'd be nice to see people with different mindsets and experience beautiful nature scenery!

Also, we are two college students, so naturally we have a limited budget. Somewhere generally safe would be awesome too. Thank you so much for reading!

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1. Re: Small Colorado City

you flying in, if so where?

Are you driving in, if so, do you happen to know where you are coming from?

1st thing that came to my mind was the town of Ouray but if you are flying in to Denver and depending on your time in Colorado, might be a little difficult to get to.

Safe- you are good just about anywhere in Colorado.

The ski resort towns typically offer a lot to do in the summer.

Breckenridge would be your closest bet if flying into Denver.

Small town- might want to define that more as small town as in outta the way remote or small as compared to say NYC ;-)


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2. Re: Small Colorado City

Ditto what Matt said!

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3. Re: Small Colorado City

I also thought of Ouray. It is not a big resort town, so less expensive than the ski towns (even in summer). Up in the mountains with great scenery. However, it is a 7-8 hour drive from Denver.

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4. Re: Small Colorado City

Same here Matt. There are so many adorable small mountain towns in Colorado, we're going to need more information to help the OP start narrowing it down.

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5. Re: Small Colorado City

Check out Salida, my favorite small Colorado town. http://www.nowthisiscolorado.com/

Look at the Simple Lodge. the private rooms are cute, in a great spot and very affordable. http://www.simplelodge.com/

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