Photos: Top nine reasons other than pot to visit Colorado according to CN Traveler

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Given how many people traveled to Denver for the annual 4/20 festivities this year, not to mention the national hype over pot tourism in general, it's easy to forget that there are plenty of great reasons to visit Colorado that have nothing to do with weed.

Fortunately, the folks at Condé Nast Traveler know that Colorado's about more than cannabis. Look below to see the site's top nine reasons to vacation here beyond bud, complete with photos and CNT excerpts. To check out the original post, click here.

Number 9:

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See the city by bike

Downtown Denver, already friendly to two-wheelers, joins the long list of destinations with bike-sharing programs. Join the Denver B-Cycle fun for just $8 a day....

Number 8:
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Catch a game (and a view)

The stalwart Rockies are still at it downtown, in pitch-perfect Coors Field, where a newly renovated seating section will open in summer 2014 with craft brews and panoramas of the mountains....

Continue to keep counting down the top nine reasons other than pot to visit Colorado according to Condé Nast Traveler.

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Stephen Felt
Stephen Felt

Several top reasons left off such as incredible hiking in free parks supported by JeffCo, awesome whitewater rafting, skiing in May, instead of concentrating on one team you should have included all the big time teams we have, and so much more.

Heather O'Malley
Heather O'Malley

Give me a break. Suddenly Colorado is a destination because we have legal weed?

Casey Schaefer
Casey Schaefer

Shopping is number 1 and skiing is number 7??? This is a bad list. What about mountain biking, camping, and hiking?

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