We are so lucky to live in Colorado, where there are endless places to adventure and explore. From the Rocky Mountains to the sand dunes and everywhere in between, there are so many unique and amazing sites to visit throughout the Centennial State.

One destination that should definitely be on everyone's 'Colorado bucket list' of places to explore, is the paint mines in El Paso County.

Explore the Paint Mines of Colorado

The Paint Mines Interpretive Park is such a unique place to see.

28 Random Historic Photos from Around Colorado

Colorado's history runs deep. From pioneers making their way across the United States to gold prospectors searching for riches, you'll find the state's historic past no matter where you look.

Take a gander through these photos from black and whites, to hand-drawn sketches of historical events.