Feast your eyes on the cheesy Colorado road trip that you never knew you needed.
It's no secret that pizza is a fan-favorite meal (or snack). That's why if you're a pizza lover, you need to check out Colorado's Pizza Trail. Go on, reward yourself and grab a cheesy slice (or two) at some of the best pizza places in Colorado. Visit each location in the order of this list to achieve the perfect pizza-filled road trip.
Also, please note that the Colorado Pizza Trail does not include all of the amazing pizza places in the state, because there are a ton—including Crush Pizza + Tap, Pizza Republica, MidiCi, Sazza, and Giordano's, among many, many others—so feel free to add your favorite stops along the way and make this road trip into your own mix-and-match creation!
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Fat Sully's, Colorado Springs
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Fat Sully's NY Pizza in Colorado Springs is the first stop on your delicious road trip. They serve up gigantic New York-style pizza slices from 11 a.m.–2 a.m., Sunday to Thursday and 11 a.m.–3 a.m. Friday and Saturday at their walk-up slice window. They also have dining and late-night delivery as well, so you have literally no excuse not to try their pizza.
Hops & Pie, Denver
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Hops & Pie in Denver is your ultimate stop for pizza and beer. They are known for their artisan pizza as well as their craft beer taproom, which creates a fun environment. They serve up slices and pies with countless topping choices, and even if pizza isn't your thing (crazy, I know!) they serve up delicious sandwiches, salads, and appetizers as well.
Beau Jo's Idaho Springs, Idaho Springs
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Beau Jo's in Idaho Springs is known for making their pizza with fresh dough all day long. At Beau Jo's, "Every mountain pie we serve is complete with an entire mountain of toppings. It’s not uncommon to serve 5+ pound pizzas." This makes for the ultimate pizza stop on your cheese-filled road trip through Colorado.
Piante Pizzeria, Breckenridge
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Piante Pizzeria in Breckenridge is a local, family-owned plant-based pizzeria with a wood fire kitchen and a warm and welcoming atmosphere. They serve "gourmet New York City-inspired specialty pizzas, healthy salads, and desserts, made from mostly fresh, organic, non-GMO, local, seasonal, and house-made ingredients." This is truly a feel-good (and tastes good) stop on your ultimate Colorado pizza road trip.
Amica's Pizza, Salida
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Amica's is a scratch kitchen located in the heart of Salida, and they focus on "keeping the ingredients as clean and locally sourced as possible, we love our farmers," which is a great way to bring the community together and offer quality and delicious pizza. They host a happy hour daily from 3:30–5:30 p.m., and a pasta and entree menu that is now served all day. Amica's makes for a delicious stop on your road trip.
Brown Dog Pizza, Telluride
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At Brown Dog Pizza in Telluride, there are lots of options. Their menu features the Classic American as well as salads, pasta, specialty subs/wraps, burgers, chicken wings, and daily specials. Brown Dog's also boasts a World's Best Pizza title, which they won in Parma, Italy, back in 2015, so be sure to stop in and have some award-winning pizza.
HomeSlice Pizza, Durango
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HomeSlice in Durango is a pizzeria that is a "homegrown pizza joint, bringing NY and Chicago styles together to create our very own Colorado Style!" This unique pizzeria serves up specialty pizzas or gives you the option to build your own pie. They serve up mouth-watering, cheesy goodness along with unique pizza pies you won't see anywhere else, and that makes it the perfect last stop on the Colorado Pizza Trail.
Were there any places that we missed? Let us know in the comments!