5 Items to Pack in Your Suitcase If You're Visiting Colorado

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A Guide to Packing for a Trip to Colorado

Colorado is one of the most beautiful states in the U.S.

Filled with lush greenery and stunning scenery, visiting this state at least once should be on everyone's bucket list.

We don't have to tell you that, because you've clearly already made plans for a trip. What you came here for was advice on how to pack for your upcoming excursion. Lucky for you, we can help with that.

Scroll below for the five types of items you should always pack if you're going to Colorado, no matter the season.

Light Layers

Colorado can get pretty chilly during the winter, but rather warm during the summer. Obviously, you'll pack a snow coat if you're visiting during the colder months. But during the spring and summer, you should still be sure to have a light layer on hand.

A simple rain jacket or overthrow will work just fine for the mornings it's a little chillier than expected, but not too cold you need a huge coat to keep you warm.

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T-Shirts

No matter what season you're visiting Colorado, it's always a good idea to pack plenty of T-shirts. They can be paired with jeans or shorts and can easily have a jacket thrown over them when it gets a little chillier out.

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Hiking Boots

With a plethora of beautiful landscapes to explore, you'll definitely be doing plenty of hiking during your next trip to Colorado. That's why it's essential to pack a pair of hiking boots, whether you're an experienced hiker or not.

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Leggings

You were probably already planning on packing your favorite pair of leggings, so we're just here to reconfirm that you absolutely should do that. Know that there is no such thing as too many pairs, because even during the cold or the heat, these bad boys will come in handy. Plus, they go with literally everything and are great to hike in.

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Sunglasses

You can't go anywhere without a good pair of sunglasses, even in the winter. That sun can reflect off the snow and blind you. So before you leave for Colorado, make sure you have some sunnies in your carry-on.

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