One of the best things about living in Grand JunctionColorado is that there is always something new to see, no matter the season. Each weekend is a chance to visit a place you've never seen before to try something new.

This week, the spotlight is shining on some of Colorado's prettiest towns. Save the ugly stops for next week. We're headed for twelve insta-worthy towns you need to visit at least once.

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Beautiful Towns You Need To See

If you rank all fifty states by surface area, Colorado is the 8th largest state with 104,093 square miles. This makes up 2.74% of America. With that in mind, this must be the most beautiful 2.74% anywhere. The proof is in the twelve prettiest towns featured in the gallery below.

Winter Vs Summer in Colorado

One of many features that make Colorado's prettiest towns so popular is they look great year-round. Telluride, Colorado is breathtaking during the winter, but that trip up the gondola during the summer months is hard to beat. If you've seen the Colorado National Monument during the summer you should really come see the red rocks painted in snow during the winter. Places like Evergreen Lake on the Front Range offer a cool escape during the summer and a perfect ice skating surface in the winter. It is always a pretty place to visit. Let's find some more places like these.

Who Gets Your Vote for Colorado's Prettiest Town?

We love using our mobile app to talk to you about cool places to visit in the Centennial State. Open our app and suggest a beautiful town that you love to visit in Colorado that also belongs on the list of prettiest towns in Colorado. We have room for lots more.

You Need to See the 12 Prettiest Towns in the State of Colorado

Life needs more beautiful places and we're here to help with a dozen of Colorado's prettiest towns that you absolutely must visit at least once. Stunning views, mountain peaks, wildlife, and some great places to eat are all waiting in twelve of Colorado's best-looking towns.

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

LOOK: One Colorado County is Home to 14 Beautiful Waterfalls

Where is the largest concentration of waterfalls in Colorado? If you guessed Larimer County, you are correct. With thirteen different waterfalls in Rocky Mountain National Park, and more in the Roosevelt National Forest, Larimer County has more waterfalls than anyplace else in Colorado. Let's take a look...

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

UP NEXT: See All 42 of Colorado's Beautiful State Parks

There are 42 State Parks open to the public in Colorado with 1 in development. We also include the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area as an unofficial State Park. Scroll through the photos to learn more about each one of these popular destinations.

Gallery Credit: Wes Adams