10/11/2011 03:55 pm ET Updated Dec 11, 2011

Colorado Fall Foliage: A MapQuest Guide

Colorado fall foliage features brilliant hues and spectacular scenery. The changing colors of leaves in autumn is one of nature’s most beloved rites of passage -- and makes for one of the most popular and inexpensive getaways for families. As part of LeafQuest -- a MapQuest series helping leaf peepers across North America find easy and rewarding destinations -- here are three recommended spots for viewing Colorado fall foliage.

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