Gov. Bill Ritter has proclaimed Sept. 10-14 as Let’s talk Colorado Week as part of a joint effort by the Colorado Tourism Office and AAA Colorado to increase awareness of what the state has to offer its residents. During the week, residents are invited to visit one of AAA Colorado’s 14 statewide offices to get instate travel ideas. The first 3,000 visitors will receive an informational gift bag. Coloradans also can register to win a weekend trip for two on AAA Colorado’s Spring Wine Train; for details, go to www.aaa.com/colorado.
In addition, AAA Colorado has released a 10-question Colorado trivia quiz. Answers will be available at the AAA Colorado Web site after Gov. Ritter releases them at a Friday press conference. Here are the questions:
1. Where is the annual scuba diving event that takes place at 10,000 feet?
2. What is zipping and where can you zip in Colorado?
3. Where is Penny Hot Springs?
4. Where can you find a bridge named Bob?
5. Where can you see a genuine Star Wars X-wing fighter?
6. Where is America's first "weather trail?"
7. Where can you see the only remaining steam shovel that helped build the Panama Canal?
8. Where is the USA’s highest yacht club?
9. Who was Lou Bunch and where is there a brass bed race in her honor?
10. Where are the only boat locks in Colorado?