DENVER (AP) — President Barack Obama will be back in Colorado next week, visiting four cities in two days.

An Obama campaign official said Wednesday that the president is scheduled to be in Denver and Grand Junction on Aug. 8 and then visit Pueblo and Colorado Springs the following day.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be in Colorado on Thursday. He’s holding a rally at the Jefferson County fairgrounds and then heading to Basalt for an appearance with Republican governors, who are meeting in Colorado.

The Aspen Institute is also hosting a speaker series with GOP governors.