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Graced by the red rock grandeur of Colorado National Monument, Grand Junction sits within one of the state’s most breathtaking portions. The sun scorched landscape lends itself to endless recreational thrills, from hiking and camping, to white water rafting and some famously exhilarating mountain biking. Après adventure, the city itself boasts an array of cosmopolitan and cultural delights, from fine dining to a simmering arts scene. The heart of Colorado’s Wine Country, there’s some excellent vino, too.

Things to see

A vast plateau of deep canyons and towering monoliths, Colorado National Monument is a testament to Mother Nature’s majesty. Regal red rock formations contrast against the blue sky, where golden eagles soar, and endless trails pave the way for recreation on foot, mountain bike, or horseback. On the northern fringe of Grand Mesa, the world’s largest flat-top mountain, Powderhorn Resort occupies a 1,600 acre snow-powdered playground. With over 60 trails and some of the best tree-skiing in Colorado, a base area provides some laid-back lodgings and relaxed après-ski amenities. Casual drinkers and connoisseurs alike will appreciate the fruits of St. Kathryn Cellars Winery in nearby Palisade. The petite family-owned business welcomes guests to sample its traditional and fruity offerings alongside some gourmet grub. The Dinosaur Journey Museum is a must visit if you have kids. Along with animatronic Dinosaurs and a range of interactive exhibits, the museum also features genuine fossils and a real paleontology lab.

Hotels in Grand Junction

R&R, adventure, or a blend of both, whatever type of stay you’re looking for the hotels in Grand Junction cater to every need. Here you’ll find most of the chain name favorites, ranging from full-service downtown digs to roadside inns along the interstate. The larger establishments offer a slew of amenities, including swimming pools and spa tubs to enjoy post hike, along with fitness facilities, onsite eateries, and 24-hour business centers. Room or suite, WiFi, cable television, refrigerators, and microwaves are standard features in most places. There’s plenty of cheap motels and budget hotels in Grand Junction too, offering much of the same, but in slightly less plush surroundings.

Where to stay

A hotel in Grand Junction’s downtown district gives you comforts and conveniences galore in a picturesque setting. Tree shaded and pedestrian-friendly, here you’ll find fine al fresco restaurants, swanky wine bars, an array locally-owned shops, as well as music haunts, galleries, and theaters. To get around the rest of the city, the Grand Valley Transit bus provides cheap and easy travel. Just a 20 minute drive from Grand Junction, Fruita puts you that bit closer to Colorado National Monument. Along with golf courses and whitewater rapids, the area boasts a vast network of mountain bike trails, deemed by aficionados as some of the best in the world.

How to get to Grand Junction

Those flying in will likely touch down at Grand Junction Regional Airport, a 4 mile drive from the city center. Offering scheduled services to major hubs including Los Angeles International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Salt Lake City International, and Denver International, connecting flights are easily made should you need them. The city is also reachable via the Greyhound bus and the Amtrak railway line. Running once a day between Chicago and Emeryville, Amtrak’s California Zephyr service calls at Grand Junction Station, whilst the Greyhound bus stops a few blocks away, close to the Museum of the West.