Feb 22, 2022 - News

Why Colorado is the best state

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Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

Colorado loves to brag.

State of play: We wear hats and shirts and socks plastered with our iconic flag.

By the numbers: If you really want to know what sets us apart, consider this trivia:

Zoom in: We asked prominent people in Denver about their favorite things, places and activities in Denver.

Here's what they said:

  • Wellington Webb, former mayor: Early dinner at The Fort followed by Charlie Wilson concert at Red Rocks and close out with late snacks and drinks at Shanahan’s or Little Ollie's.
  • John Hickenlooper, U.S. senator and former mayor and governor: Red Rocks

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