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7 Most Picturesque Mountain Towns in Colorado

Bindu swetha May 2, 2020
The beautiful and massive Colorado Rockies houses around nearly 100 small towns. With varied landscape and history, the mountain towns are a favorite destination for road trips and photography trips!
Telluride
North America's most beautiful ski town, Telluride is surrounded by around 14,000-ft peaks on three sides. To witness the beauty of the town, you must head up a ski lift!
If you get a chance, do be a part of the Telluride Bluegrass Festival and the Telluride Blues and Brews Festival, to get a hang of the charm of the town!
Silverton
The small, historic mining town of Silverton has a perfect blend of old and modern town! The historic buildings, the old train station, the log cabins will take you back in time.
The town is a perfect place to indulge in outdoor activities such as sledding, ice-climbing, biking, rafting, camping and the like!
Aspen
Nestled in the heart of White River National Forest, the town of Aspen that is surrounded by the Elk Mountains is a mecca for outdoor activities!
The town of Aspen's main attraction is the Aspen Film Festival and its concert series.
Crested Butte 
The wildflower capital of Colorado, the town's beautifully changing colors in every season is a treat to the eyes!
The colorful wildflowers during summer, the yellow aspens in the fall, and the wintery whites in winter are a beautiful sight to watch. Being a former mining town, Crested Butte is loaded with historic buildings, keeping the old town charm alive.
Breckenridge 
Having its roots in mining, the town of Breckenridge has a rich history that is evident while you take a stroll at the Main Street which is filled with quaint shops and eateries.
The historic museums and tours will interest the history buffs whereas you can enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking and skiing.
Creede
The volcanic cliffs, the silver-mining town charm, the historic buildings, coupled with the goodness of the mountain town, is a treat to witness!
The Underground Mining museum is a great place to understand the town's history whereas the hiking, biking, kayaking trails will interest the outdoor activity lovers!
Ouray
The Switzerland of America, Ouray is a picturesque town that lies in the heart of the San Juan Mountains
The beautiful Victorian-style buildings and the natural hot springs are the tourists' favorite spots! If you are visiting the place in winters, then don't forget to witness the Ouray Ice Park competition!