The folks at Colorado.com
, the state's official tourism office, set out to compile a list of 99 gorgeous places in Colorado -- a mammoth task, but far from an impossible one given the abundant beauty in these parts. As proof, we present numbers 99 through 81, any one of which would likely finish in the top ten for most other states in the union. Count down part one of the roster below, complete with videos from each item and Colorado.com text.
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