Western Colorado Adventures

Resort Experiences Just Outside Your Frontdoor

As a goer, doer, and seeker of experiences, being at the center of all the hot vacation spots is perfect for Cottage residents! Take advantage of our lock and leave security program and skip town to one of these many resort destinations!


Grand-MesaA mere 40 miles away from Grand Junction is an excellent place to enjoy year round. During the summer participate in activities ranging from frisbee golf and biking and hiking trails to fishing one of the 200 lakes located on the Grand Mesa. In the winter months, take a run down the ski slopes and then warm up at Powderhorn’s Alpine Trader & Café. If downhill skiing isn’t your cup of tea, enjoy a slower paced snowshoe trek or physically challenging cross country ski trail. The Inn at Wildewood has mini-suites for two or condos that sleep up to 11 people so invite as many or as few of your friends and family as you choose! Click here for more information!


Located 88 miles from Grand Junction is a beautiful place to visit. Activities include: hiking, shopping, spas, paragliding, wagon and tram rides, kayaking, rafting, fishing, biking, horseback riding, hunting, golf and mini golf, camping, Segway tours, caves and caverns, and world-renowned hot springs. Click here for more information!


Autum-on-The-Grand-Mesa100 miles away from Grand Junction, affectionately known as the “Switzerland of America,” the quaint town of Ouray awaits your visit. Ouray offers: ATV riding, rafting, a country museum, mine tours, hiking, golf, horseback riding, bird watching, fishing, carriage rides, hot springs, biking, rock climbing, ice climbing, Jeep tours and hot air balloon rides. Be sure to visit www.ouraycolorado.com for deals on hotels and activities before heading out. Click here for more information!


112 miles from Grand Junction, is home to Arches and Canyonlands National Parks and Dead Horse Point. You are sure to enjoy the beautiful red rock scenery and outdoor wonderland that is Moab! Activities and attractions include: Jeep and ATV tours, hiking, biking, rafting, shopping, horseback riding, museum and art gallery, Indian rock art, winery, and camping. Click here for more information!


Located 125 miles outside of Grand Junction, Telluride is a premier resort town nestled in a scenic valley and surrounded by magnificent mountains. Ski the challenging slopes, or visit in the summer and enjoy fly fishing, free gondola rides to Mountain Village, mountain biking, hiking, golf, festivals, shopping, a nature center, and climbing. Also, be sure to catch the world-renowned Blue Grass and film festival every summer. Click here for more information.


aspen-mountains128 miles from Grand Junction lies Aspen, Colorado an international tourist destination. Winter activities include alpine skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, cross-country skiing, and much more. During the summer months, Aspen hosts bluegrass concerts every Sunday, triathlons, races, biking, hiking, a jazz festival, food and wine events, a comedy festival, the national mountain-boarding championships, art, music, shopping, theater, opera, ballet and dance performances, climbing, fishing, gondola and tram rides, golf, and hunting. Click here for more information!


Located 147 miles from Grand Junction is a great vacation spot for all ages! Winter activities include alpine skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, cross-country skiing, and much more. Summer attractions include: gondola rides, hiking, fly fishing, mountain biking, concerts, a farmers market, climbing, spas, hunting, golf, Jeep and sight-seeing tours, shopping, rafting, kayaking, horseback riding, a ski museum, and festivals featuring international music, dance, and jazz. Click here for more information!

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