17 Most Beautiful Towns in Colorado With Fantastic Views

In a state where grand vistas are the norm rather than the exception, it’s not easy to choose the most beautiful towns in Colorado. 

Whether you are attracted to incredible natural sites, remarkable outdoor recreation, arts and culture, one of the most beautiful cities in Colorado could be the perfect new home for you.

Crested Butte is known as the “Wildflower Capital of Colorado.” This gorgeous community is made up of two municipalities, Mt. Crested Butte and the Town of Crested Butte. 

1. Crested Butte

If you want to live in a town that makes you feel like you’ve stepped back in time, this is where you need to be. Choose Telluride to be surrounded by the cozy seclusion of a box canyon.

2. Telluride

Known as a playground of the rich and famous, perhaps it’s no surprise that Aspen made it to this list of the prettiest cities in Colorado. 

3.  Aspen

The top attraction in charming Ouray is the ice climbing in the winter. In fact, the town was the site of the world’s first ice climbing park. 

4. Ouray

The centerpiece of the town really is the University of Colorado with its numerous museums, art galleries, cultural events, live performances, lectures and more. 

5. Boulder

Considered the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park is home to tons of wildlife, like herds of Elk in the fall.

6. Estes Park

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