November 18, 2021 2 min read

Running North/South through the states of Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming I-25 covers incredible American real estate featuring American red rocks, desert, prairies, the Rocky Mountains, and more.

Today, let's list down 5 cities that you should totally visit along Interstate 25 to make your travels genuinely memorable:


1.  Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Whether you're in town during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta or not, you should take a balloon ride when you're here. Albuquerque offers the best ballooning weather year-round, so it's the perfect place to take your first ride.


2. Pueblo, Colorado

Pueblo Colorado Arkansas Riverwalk

This appealing destination is a perfect stop on your journey because it offers lots of friendly faces, excellent local restaurants, and fun things to do.

At Pueblo City Park, for just 25 cents, you can ride a historic train or carousel. Pueblo is home to a few remaining drive-in movie theaters in America. The Mesa Drive-In offers three screens, each showing a double feature nightly.

There's also the historic Arkansas Riverwalk you need to visit when passing through Pueblo. You can hop on a paddle boat and enjoy mosaic art, sculptures or peruse the farmers market.

Lake Pueblo is another ideal location for water recreation, like tubing, boating, fishing, and swimming. Just a few minutes drive from Downtown Pueblo, you can even sight antelope on your way to the reservoir.


3. Denver, Colorado

To Not See Elitches Is To Not See Denver

When you reach Denver, the mile-high city, you'll find many attractions, parks, sporting events, and restaurants with rocky mountain outlooks. Denver is the city that meets the greater outdoors. It's definitely worth a visit.


4.  Fort Collins, Colorado

Old Town Fort Collins

Fort Collins is home to the beautiful Colorado State University campus. This is a place where you can enjoy outdoor adventures like canoeing, hiking, and rock climbing, or simply viewing the sites of Autumn Splendor. The city boasts 50 parks! Fort Collins is also known for its local breweries. Most breweries in town offer free tours and tastings.


5.  Cheyenne, Wyoming

Cheyenne, Wyoming Historic Train Depot

At Cheyenne, you'll enjoy an authentic western frontier experience. It's suggested that you visit some of the most popular attractions in town, including the historic train depot, a local bison ranch, and the capitol building. You can even take a trolley tour or a horseback riding tour of this classic town.



Plan Your Road Trip Today:

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While traveling through Interstate 25, be sure to plan your route on your travel map so that you can find other sweet spots to stop for the day or a few nights. For more scenic routes, check out our blog featuring 5 scenic motorcycle routes

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