Colorado Wine Country Unveiled: Sips, Stories, and Scenery

Grand Junction, Colorado, serves as a gateway to some of the state’s most cherished wineries, each offering a unique blend of scenic beauty, intriguing winemaking processes, and delightful tasting experiences. Here are blurbs about three distinct wineries in the Grand Junction area that are sure to captivate any wine enthusiast. Whitewater Hill Vineyards prides itself … Read more

Cross Orchards Historic Farm

Cross Orchards Historic Farm, tucked into the eastern edge of Grand Junction, is a working apple farm and historic site that gives visitors a glimpse of farming life in the Grand Valley in the early 1900s. In its prime, the ranch was operated by the Red Cross Land and Fruit Company, and the orchard was … Read more

Grand Junction, Colorado: Pedal Your Way Through Paradise

It’s Colorado topography in transition, a place where snow-fed streams surge into sandstone desert and flattop peaks fall to canyon precipices. Naked cliffs, their bases hemmed with stony skirts, stretch along one side of Interstate 70. Across the roadway, vineyards and orchards line a tree-trimmed Colorado River. This ring of merging landforms turns the Grand … Read more

Bookcliffs B&B: A Peaceful Place to Enjoy Grand Junction

People who love Colorado visit Grand Junction for a lot of reasons, and if you’re a “people person,” you’ll meet climbers, rafters, people who enjoy the wine country setting, and those who have found a favorite fishing spot. If you time it right, you’ll meet people who come because of the festivals. No matter what … Read more

4 Grand Junction Hotels For Every Budget

Grand Junction, Colorado’s dramatic red rock landscapes makes a stunning backdrop for its picturesque vineyards and wineries. Colorado’s Wine Country, as the region is known, is full of charming shops, mountain scenery, and, of course, wineries to explore and sample. The community also has a thriving art scene, making it a popular destination for couples … Read more

Try Fine Dining In Colorado’s Wine Country

Grand Junction is often used as a stopover and gateway to the surrounding natural beauty of southwestern Colorado and nearby Utah.  Visitors should consider spending some time in Grand Junction — within the city limits, there are several museums, arts and theater, shopping, fine dining, and wine tasting.  It’s also a great location to use … Read more

Celebrating a Big Anniversary with Colorado Monument

The year 2011 was a big year for the Colorado National Monument, and a big year for us.  My husband and I celebrated 5 years while we visited Colorado National Monument, and Colorado National Monument celebrated 100 years thanks to John Otto, who was the first custodian of Colorado National Monument. In 1907, Otto wrote, … Read more

In Grand Junction: A Lazy Main Street Sunday

You’ve hiked wickedly steep terrain through the Colorado National Monument’s remote canyons. You’ve rewarded yourself with visits to a dozen wineries, drinking enough tastes to fill a few bottles. It’s Sunday and you’re still in Grand Junction. Now what? Though many downtown businesses are closed on Sundays, Main Street can still be the perfect spot … Read more