Fifty Reasons to Be Thankful for Colorado

Thankful for Colorado sunsets, plus 49 other eye-gasm worthy photos.
Thankful for Colorado sunsets, plus 49 other eye-gasm worthy photos.
Lindsey Bartlett

Thanksgiving makes us all sentimental about our home state, and we felt it was our duty to show all the transplants what to really be thankful for in Colorado. With everything from landscapes to sunsets, fixies to craft beer, mountains to Broncos fans, city skylines to street-art...and legal cannabis, of course, we pretty much have it made. Here are fifty photographic reasons — the equivalent of 50,000 words! — to appreciate Colorado this Thanksgiving. 

Orange and blue is a way of life.
Orange and blue is a way of life.
Brandon Marshall
Kenosha Pass in fall.EXPAND
Kenosha Pass in fall.
Lindsey Bartlett
A storm passes over Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Colorado, during the Motet's show this summer.EXPAND
A storm passes over Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Colorado, during the Motet's show this summer.
Brandon Marshall
An aerial view of the city shot during a plane flight with Rocky Mountain Aerials.EXPAND
An aerial view of the city shot during a plane flight with Rocky Mountain Aerials.
Lindsey Bartlett
Colorado kool-aid from the local crafters at Black Shirt Brewery.EXPAND
Colorado kool-aid from the local crafters at Black Shirt Brewery.
Lindsey Bartlett
Red Rocks goes hard.
Red Rocks goes hard.
Lindsey Bartlett
The local.EXPAND
Brandon Marshall
The city is full of great artists and musicians, and we celebrate the scene every year at Artopia.
The city is full of great artists and musicians, and we celebrate the scene every year at Artopia.
Lindsey Bartlett
Red Rocks is everything.EXPAND
Red Rocks is everything.
Lindsey Bartlett
Kenosha Pass in fall.EXPAND
Kenosha Pass in fall.
Lindsey Bartlett
A Colorado light show.EXPAND
A Colorado light show.
Lindsey Bartlett
Looking west from the seat of a Cesna airplane.EXPAND
Looking west from the seat of a Cesna airplane.
Lindsey Bartlett
Because Broncos country.
Because Broncos country.
Brandon Marshall
View of Denver with a cloud of smoke from 4/20 in the Streets.EXPAND
View of Denver with a cloud of smoke from 4/20 in the Streets.
Brandon Marshall
A mural on Wazee Union in RiNo, part of our best of fall 2015 list. EXPAND
A mural on Wazee Union in RiNo, part of our best of fall 2015 list.
Lindsey Bartlett
The DAM from the sky.EXPAND
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The city lights up at night.EXPAND
The city lights up at night.
Lindsey Bartlett
The moon shines over concert goers at Riot Fest 2015.EXPAND
The moon shines over concert goers at Riot Fest 2015.
Aaron Thackeray
The largest hemp farm in the United States.
The largest hemp farm in the United States.
Lindsey Bartlett
Beer bongs for the win.
Beer bongs for the win.
Brandon Marshall
A big, happy family sized table for the Harvest dinner.
A big, happy family sized table for the Harvest dinner.
Lindsey Bartlett
Sports Authority Field at Mile High, as seen from the sky. EXPAND
Sports Authority Field at Mile High, as seen from the sky.
Lindsey Bartlett
Jaime Molina makes our list of the best Denver street-art.EXPAND
Jaime Molina makes our list of the best Denver street-art.
Lindsey Bartlett
All about that fixie life.
All about that fixie life.
Lindsey Bartlett
More than two dozen mountains to ski.EXPAND
More than two dozen mountains to ski.
Brandon Marshall
The force is strong with this one.
The force is strong with this one.
Brandon Marshall
Local artist Molly Bounds paints the Meininger Art Wall. EXPAND
Local artist Molly Bounds paints the Meininger Art Wall.
Lindsey Bartlett
A storm passes over Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Colorado, during the Motet's show this summer.EXPAND
A storm passes over Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Colorado, during the Motet's show this summer.
Brandon Marshall
Scott Albrecht and Hyland Mather paint a mural this summer.EXPAND
Scott Albrecht and Hyland Mather paint a mural this summer.
Lindsey Bartlett
The Source in industrial RiNo.
The Source in industrial RiNo.
Lindsey Bartlett
View from City Park Golf Course at The Clinic's Charity Classic.
View from City Park Golf Course at The Clinic's Charity Classic.
Lindsey Bartlett
Fire raining in the sky outside of the Denver Rescue Mission.
Fire raining in the sky outside of the Denver Rescue Mission.
Lindsey Bartlett
Behind the scenes at Medicine Man dispensary.
Behind the scenes at Medicine Man dispensary.
Lindsey Bartlett
Sun pierces through the trees at the Farm to Table Harvest dinner.
Sun pierces through the trees at the Farm to Table Harvest dinner.
Lindsey Bartlett
LoDo skyline.EXPAND
LoDo skyline.
Lindsey Bartlett
The work of Jaime Molina on the Meininger Art Wall. EXPAND
The work of Jaime Molina on the Meininger Art Wall.
Lindsey Bartlett
The white gold of the Rocky Mountains.EXPAND
The white gold of the Rocky Mountains.
Brandon Marshall
Nu Denver.EXPAND
Nu Denver.
Lindsey Bartlett
Mural of Steve Jobs at Ignitrr, painted by Phero.
Mural of Steve Jobs at Ignitrr, painted by Phero.
Lindsey Bartlett
Graffiti falls, aka Rainbow falls, outside of Colorado Springs.EXPAND
Graffiti falls, aka Rainbow falls, outside of Colorado Springs.
Lindsey Bartlett
Snow-capped Red Rocks is a sight to behold.EXPAND
Snow-capped Red Rocks is a sight to behold.
Lindsey Bartlett
Just another gorgeous sunset.EXPAND
Just another gorgeous sunset.
Lindsey Bartlett
The foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
The foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Lindsey Bartlett
The tank sits under the stars in the Colorado desert.
The tank sits under the stars in the Colorado desert.
Brad Weismann
The Denver skyline is just as beautiful in black and white.EXPAND
The Denver skyline is just as beautiful in black and white.
Lindsey Bartlett

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