Thermometers across the country are going red or bust, but luckily for Coloradans there are plenty of options for beating the heat.
Head into the Ponderosa Forest for some zip line sailing in Durango like Kelly Ripa and husband Mark Consuelos. Or literally go sailing on Blue Mesa Lake. Take the bike up into the shadiness of Colorado's dark pine-scented forests, or descend into one of Glenwood's cool caves.
Here are some inspirational ways to cool off, let us know if we forgot your favorite.