Year after year, Colorado finds itself on national “Top 5 leaf peeping” lists; and for good reason. The Centennial state puts on a helluva show. Whether you’re paddling through river corridors, driving over mountain passes, or hiking and biking along the countless miles of trails across the state, the odds of seeing some colors popping are in your favor. And what better way to experience it all than with a couple of weekend getaway road trips?
As the season hit peak colors, we decided to load up the family and take the latest 2020 Taxa Mantis for a spin, camping and touring scenic byways, highways and river corridors across the state. We chased fish (and our kids and dogs), hiked, and roadside leaf-peeped our way from southern Colorado to Denver and back.
The fall colors and fish were the reason for our weekend outings and the Taxa Mantis was the rig that helped to make it happen. This “human habitat” kept us warm, the coffee hot and the sleep accommodations pretty cozy. Cold weather family adventures are never dull, but ditching the tent and going with a camper trailer definitely added to the fun!