Colorado added 91,000 new residents in 2016 and 77,000 new residents in 2017 — and it doesn’t look like the state's popularity is going to slow down anytime soon. If you're one of Colorado's new residents, welcome! You were probably drawn here, at least in part, because of the endless amount of fun things to do in every corner of the state. These bucket list experiences make Colorado a great place to live, but how do you navigate a place with a bucket list experience around every stunning turn?
To help you navigate your first year, here's a Colorado native's take on the 18 things you simply must do in your first year living in our colorful state.