ARCHES NATIONAL PARK

Preserving over 2000 natural sandstone arches.Tours available. Call for driving directions. www.nps.gov P.O. Box 907 Moab, UT 84532 Visitors Information: (435) 719-2313 Backcountry Reservations: (435) 259-4351

BANANAS FUN PARK

Fun for the whole family! Mini golf, batting cages,go-karts, bumper boats, arcade, Congo Cafe.Birthday parties and group events welcome. www.bananasfunpark.com 2469 River Road, Grand Junction, CO (970) 243-0070

BLACK CANYON

No other canyon in North America combines the narrow opening, sheer walls and startling depths. www.nps.gov 102 Elk Creek Gunnison, CO 81230 Visitor Information: (970) 641-2337

WESTERN COLORADO BOTANICAL GARDENS

Butterfly house, greenhouse and outdoor gardens provide educational and recreational opportunities for visitors of all ages. www.wcbotanic.org 641 Struthers Avenue, Grand Junction, CO (970) 245-3288

CANYONLANDS

A colorful landscape of sedimentary sandstone eroded into countless canyons, mesas and buttes.Call for driving directions. www.nps.gov 2282 SW Resource Blvd Moab, UT 84532 Visitors Information: (435) 719-2313 Backcountry Reservations: (435) 259-4351

MCINNIS CANYONS NATIONAL CONSERVATION AREA

This area contains many nationally significant resources: scenery, cultural/paleontological, recreation and geologic/scientific values

COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT

Sheer-walled canyons, towering monoliths, colorful formations, desert bighorn sheep, soaring eaglesand a spectacular road through it all. www.visitgrandjunction.com Fruita, CO 81521 Visitor Information: (970) 858-361

COLORADO RIVER RAFTING

Raft trips since 1963, featuring one- to seven-day trips on the Colorado, Green and Yampa rivers in Colorado and Utah. www.visitgrandjunction.com 2392 H Road Grand Junction, CO 81505 (800) 423-4668

CROSS ORCHARDS HISTORIC FARM

Costumed interpreters offer you opportunity to step back in time and imagine what it was like to live as a Grand Valley pioneer in the early 1900s. www.museumofwesternco.com 3073 F Road Grand Junction, CO 81504 (800) 434-9814

DINOSAUR JOURNEY MUSEUM

Featuring the latest exhibits and information about dinosaur excavations, realistic robotic dinosaurs and a working paleontology laboratory. https://www.museumofwesternco.com/dinosaur-journey/ 550 Jurassic Court, Fruita CO (888) 488-DINO

DOWNTOWN GRAND JUNCTION

Art on the Corner and the Avalon Theatre are just a few fun things to do in downtown Grand Junction. Call for info on seasonal celebrations and events!

YEAR ROUND GOLFING

Grand Junction has 6 public golf course and 1 private golf club that offer year round golfing. For information on all the courses, call the Grand Junction Visitors and Convention Bureau at (800) 962-2547

GRAND JUNCTION MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Offering a unique go-karting experience with individual lapping, corporate or company parties,birthday parties and "Arrive and Drive" programs. www.gjmotorspeedway.com/ P.O. Box 249, Grand Junction CO 81502 (970) 254-1500

GRAND JUNCTION SYMPHONY

Providing symphonic music and diverse musical experiences for the enjoyment, enrichment and education of our audience. www.gjso.org P.O. Box 3039, Grand Junction CO 81502 (970) 243-6787

GRAND MESA & COLORADO SCENIC BYWAY

From desert canyons to a 10,000 foot high “Island In The Sky”, lush spruce forests and 200 pristine lakes are just a drive away. www.grandmesabyway.com/ For information on Colorado’s scenic byways, call the Grand Junction Visitors and Convention Bureau at (800) 962-2547

20+ VINEYARDS AND WINERIES

Grand Junction has 20 distinctive wineries- each with its own personality. Tour the wineries on your own or take a guided tour. For information on all the wineries and tours, call the Grand Junction Visitors and Convention Bureau.

HISTORY MUSEUM OF WESTERN COLORADO

From fossils to man-made artifacts and photographs, we capture our region’s rich prehistoric past and decades of post-settlement history. www.museumofwesternco.com 462 Ute Avenue, Grand Junction CO 81501 (970) 242-0971

KOKOPELLI’S BIKE TRAIL

This easy/difficult trail is 142 miles in length and winds through remote desert sandstone and shale canyons from Grand Junction, CO to Moab, Utah. http://www.mtbproject.com/trail/221567 For information on this trail and other biking trails, call the Grand Junction Visitors and Convention Bureau at (800) 962-2547

MESA MALL

Enjoy 5 major department stores and over 100 specialty shops and restaurants, 4 screen movie theater, children’s play area and more! www.shopmesamall.com/ 2424 Highway 6 & 50th, Grand Junction CO 81505 (970) 242-0009

COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1925, Colorado Mesa University is a comprehensive, liberal arts college. Providing the tools for a productive educational experience. www.coloradomesa.edu 1100 North Avenue, Grand Junction CO 81501 (800) 982-6372

MESA THEATER AND CLUB

Featuring regional and national touring music acts, live theatrical productions, DJ parties in town, TV sporting events, private functions, and special events. www.mesatheater.com/ 538 Main Street, Grand Junction CO 81501 (970) 241-1717

POWDERHORN RESORT

In its unique location, where the desert meets the mountain, Powderhorn Resort is best known for its hassle-free, family friendly skiing. www.powderhorn.com Highway 65, Grand Junction CO 81501 (970) 268-5700

ST. MARY’S REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Offering a full range of medical services. We are recognized for our collaborative approach to improving health and providing compassionate care. www.stmarygj.org 2635 North 7th Street, Grand Junction CO 81502 (970) 244-2273

Western Colorado Center for the Arts

A nonprofit corporation organized to promote the enjoyment and understanding of the arts. www.gjartcenter.org 1803 North 7th Street, Grand Junction CO 81501 (970) 243-7337  

Annual Special Events

March Taste of the Grand Valley
April Edesia: A Palisade Culinary, Wine & Spirits Adventure
Fruita Fat Tire Festival
Palisade International Honeybee Festival
Barrel Into Spring Wine Tasting
Palisade Peach Blossom Week
May Junior College World Series
Art on the Corner Sculpture Change
Palisade Brews & Cruise Cycling Festival
Barrel Into Spring Wine Tasting
Cinco de Mayo
June Country Jam USA
Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Festival
Palisade Farmers Market, Sundays
July Lavender Festival
Fourth of July Celebrations
August Palisade Peach Festival
Olathe Sweet Corn Festival
September Colorado Mountain Winefest
Fruita Fall Festival
October Octoberfest
Palisade Coop Quilt & Fiber Art Festival
November Christmas Tree Lighting
December Blue Pig Gallery Art & Chocolate Walk
Palisade Olde Fashioned Christmas
Winter Festival & Parade of Lights
Holiday Open House, Botanical Gardens
Spirit of Christmas Walk

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