With the highest concentration of peaks over 14,000 feet in the US, Colorado is best explored on foot. And while it’s the peaks of the Rocky Mountain State that have made it famous, the diversity of Colorado’s landscapes also lend itself to some exceptional cycle touring as well.

Deserts, canyons, mesas and of course the iconic Colorado River, are waiting to be experienced on an active trip in Colorado. While the vast expanse of the “Great American Desert” challenged the many pioneers that headed west through Colorado, our range of supported hiking and cycling trips will allow you to experience the beauty and grandeur of Colorado in relative comfort.

You’ll feel like you’re on top of the world on a hike in the Rocky Mountain National Park. The 415 square miles of protected mountain landscapes feature a sub-alpine and alpine wonderland that’s packed with granite, snow-capped giants that rise out of the Great Plains. The Rockies also serve as an important habitat for fauna like the cougar, elk, bighorn sheep, grizzly bear, coyote and even wolverine.

The mountain towns of Steamboat and Aspen offer much more than great skiing and a retreat for the rich and famous. Here you’ll also find some of America’s most scenic hikes and of course there’s always time to relax and indulge in some of the culinary highlights these resort towns are known for.

Linking the towns and parks together is the ‘Million Dollar Highway’, one of the most scenic drives in the US and a welcome highlight away from the hiking and cycling trails.

Discover Colorado the active way on a hiking or cycling trip with us.


Innovative itineraries

Our active trips in Colorado will take you into the heart of the Colorado wilderness for an authentic travel experience like no other.

Expert guides

Each guided adventure is led by exceptional guides whose local knowledge, professionalism and passion for the outdoors ensure an enriched experience.

Self Guided Active Travel Experts

As the pioneers of self guided active travel in North America you can expect a seamless experience. Our quality tour notes and logistical expertise sets us apart and ensures a quality experience for you.

Exceptional value for money

Quality services and highly-inclusive prices make our adventures great value for money. Having essential items like experienced guides, national park fees, most meals, sightseeing and entry fees included in the trip cost allows you to better budget for your active adventure.

North America Active is committed to responsible travel and true sustainability. It was a commitment formed when our parent company, World Expeditions, was established in 1975, and today, in the face of a multitude of threats to global environments and cultures, our commitment is stronger than ever. Over several decades we have honed our responsible travel philosophy and are continually assessing and improving initiatives that are practiced in the field to ensure that we are mitigating our impact to the smallest possible footprint. By joining a hiking or cycling tour, you too are making a concerted effort to minimize your impact when you travel. Learn more about our Thoughtful Travel policies and practices.

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