You’ve picked your tux, and the date is set for your wedding, so it’s time to choose the perfect destination for your bachelor party. You might want to pick a large city where you can enjoy lots of fun activities and a vibrant party scene, or a mountain town in proximity to hiking areas and ski resorts. From sightseeing in Denver to snowmobiling in Aspen, this state has many great options. As for accommodations, spacious Colorado vacation rentals let you and your buddies have a comfy home away from home to return to at the end of the day. Take a look at the best bachelor party destinations in Colorado.
Spend your time in a big city with a vacation rental in Denver. While in the Mile High City, you must take a brewery tour. Of course, Coors is the largest and most well known in the area, but there are several craft breweries, including Wynkoop Brewing Company and the Great Divide Brewing Company. For something on the naughty side, book tickets for Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret. This unique show offers a variety of performances, such as burlesque comedy shows and slightly sexy circus sideshows. Stay late into the evening with the Late Night Burlesque Show. Party at The Tavern Downtown. This bar offers a rooftop terrace, dance floor, pool tables, an arcade, and televisions on each wall to catch a game.
2. Steamboat Springs
Hit the slopes in Ski Town USA, Steamboat Springs. The Steamboat Springs Ski Resort caters to skiers on an intermediate and advanced level with more than 100 trails of fresh powder. Release sore muscles with a visit to the Strawberry Park Natural Hot Springs. Venture out into the backcountry on an afternoon tour with Steamboat Snowmobile Tours. In the summer months, the downtown area hosts frequent live music concerts. The Outlaw Mountain Coaster tests your courage throughout the year as it zooms down the side of the mountain, and you control the speed. For an evening out, Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill offers great food and a selection of craft beers.
3. Colorado Springs
Bring your hiking boots for a trip to Colorado Springs: Hike at Pike’s Peak, and explore the unusual rock formations in the Garden of the Gods. See the Garden of the Gods from a unique perspective after booking a Jeep or Segway tour from Adventures Out West. If you want to go old school, 1909 Trolley Tour takes 16 people at a time out on a 45-minute tour of the park. Paravicini’s Italian Bistro is the place for a filling Italian meal before heading out for a night on the town. Go underground for drinks at the coolest place in town, The Rabbit Hole.
4. Estes Park
Estes Park is the gateway to the Rocky Mountains, and there’s a lot of outdoor fun for the taking. Hit the links for a round of golf at the Estes Park Golf Course. This lush park offers an 18-hole golf course and mountains rising in the background. After your game, stop by the Hangar Restaurant for a quick lunch. In warmer weather, go hiking in the Rocky Mountain National Park. It has trails for all skill levels. In the winter months, don cross-country skis for a day on the snow. When the sun goes down, head over to Lonigans Saloon Nightclub and Grill, An Irish Pub for food, a pint, live music, and open-mic entertainment.
Celebrate your upcoming nuptials with the rich and famous in Aspen. The Aspen / Snowmass Ski Resort brings visitors from around the world with its selection of trails and powder snow. In town, there are upscale shops, cafes, and clubs. Honor the Norse Gods on Friday nights at Snowmass’s Ullr Nights. Ride the Snowmass Gondola up to Elk Camp for this weekly party. There is snow tubing, s’mores by the fire, live music, and small plate cuisine. In the warmer months, the Lost Forest is the place with its Breathe Taker Alpine Coaster and Canopy Run Zipline Tour.
In northern Colorado at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains sits the bustling city of Boulder. Start your visit on an afternoon tour with Boulder Brew Tours. On the tour, you stop at some of the best small craft breweries and bars in town, sampling the suds. Head out into the foothills and ride on dirt bikes or ATVs from Backbone Adventure Tours. In the evening, enjoy upscale eats at Jax Fish House and Oyster Bar. They offer fresh seafood and an inventive menu of cocktails. For games, deejays, dancing, and bargain booze, check out The Walrus Saloon.
7. Grand Junction
Surrounded by red rock cliffs and mesas, Grand Junction offers as much natural beauty as it does fun. Desert Rat Tours takes your gang out into the backcountry for mountain biking. They cater to all skill levels and can personalize a trip for your group. There are several microbreweries in town worth a visit, including Kannah Creek Brewing Company, Edgewater Brewery, and Palisade Brewing Company, where you can sample their regular and seasonal stock. For an evening out, start at the Blue Moon Bar and Grille for American comfort food and drinks.
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