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Family-Friendly Glenwood Springs: Adventures for Everyone

My heart clutches in my stomach as I watch my husband and two daughters swing 1,300 feet out over the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon. “Look mom, no hands,” one of my daughters shrieks. They’re securely belted in, and throwing their hands up in the air while screaming their lungs out is all part of the fun. We’re at the…

Enjoy Glenwood Springs Any Time of Year

Like any other town in Colorado, Glenwood Springs provides a bevy of activities to take part in year round.  During the summer months, vacationers can hike through the town’s ample national forest areas or explore them via a number of different modes, from rafting to horseback rides.  During the winter, visitors to Glenwood Springs can expect world-class ski and snowboarding…

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Dig In at Local Delis in Glenwood Springs

Located 40 miles north of Aspen and 60 miles west of Vail, Glenwood Springs is a popular destination for many who love to ski and hike. It sits near the Glenwood Canyon, which provides stunning views of the mountains. This breathtaking location has much to offer those who are looking for ideas for Colorado vacations. Glenwood Springs is named for…

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Experience Asian Restaurants in Glenwood Springs

The main draw of Glenwood Springs is its amazing hot springs pool. Here you can soak in healing, naturally warm mineral infused waters, and spend the day lounging with your family. You can also enjoy time hiking or skiing in the mountains that line this beautiful city on both sides. This makes it a popular destination for Colorado vacations. Asian…

Choose the Hotel Colorado for History, Luxury and Plenty of Options

Welcome to the Hotel Colorado! This hotel may not have a song named after it, but that’s ok.  With a colorful history that reaches back to 1893, this “Grand Dame” has housed a number of notable guests such as former Presidents William Howard Taft and Theodore Roosevelt as well as notorious gangsters like Diamond Jack Alterie.  With accommodations fit for…

Rest a Spell Next to the Creek in Glenwood Springs

Staying in hotels and tourist towns can be fun, but there is a certain level of charm that can only be found in smaller bed and breakfasts.  While Glenwood Springs is known for the Hotel Colorado, there are two bed and breakfasts that should not be overlooked when planning your Colorado vacation.  These are the Mitchell Creek and Four Mile…

Turning Up the Heat in Glenwood Springs

Like most mountain towns, Glenwood Springs offers up all the activities that one would expect: skiing, rafting, mountain biking, golfing, lakes for fishing, and more.  One of the things that Glenwood Springs has to offer vacationers that not all other mountain towns have is their hot springs. You’ll find both the Yampah Spa Vapor Caves and the Glenwood Hot Springs…

Aspen Explorer: Autumn Gilds Colorado Resort Area

Colorado color begins at higher altitudes and works its way down, yielding golden foliage from mid-September through early-October. This is a quiet time in Aspen, Colorado’s ritzy resort in the Rockies. Streets empty, restaurants seat without lines and opulent hotels, such as the St. Regis, The Little Nell and Jerome, offer caviar-quality quarters at steak-and-potato prices. Plus, there are mountains…

River Rafting: High-Country Thrills and Spills on the Colorado River

The record snowmelt in the Colorado Rockies this summer means action-packed river rafting. And if your teenager is addicted to adventure and virtually fearless, this is the ideal time to enjoy some family togetherness on a raft in the middle of a rushing river. River rafting is ideal for families with teens — just enough togetherness, but not too much….

Springtime in Rifle: 5 Ways to Have Fun

Rifle, Colorado, may be best known as a top hunting destination and outdoorsmen’s western retreat. But it’s also a scenic destination, with the Bookcliff Mountains as a backdrop and the Colorado River roaring alongside. Rifle is in the Colorado River Valley, about 26 miles west of Glenwood Springs. The area is surrounded by mesas, canyons and state parks, where trees…