STATEHOOD: 1876; 38th state
ATTRACTIONS: Garden of the Gods, Mesa Verde National Park, Pikes Peak
FUN FACT: Colorado contains the tallest sand dunes in the United States—rising about 750 feet high.
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Photos: maogg, iStockphoto (quarter); 221A, iStockphoto (flag); tvirbickis, iStockphoto (blue colombine); Gatito33, Dreamstime (bighorn); creighton359, iStockphoto (lark bunting)
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