Grand Junction Colorado is known for its fantastic elk hunting and fabulous fishing, but did you know that it is also a great place to visit? This Colorado town has a fraction of the population that Denver has, but it’s a place that has something for everyone in the sportsman to the non-sportsmen in your loved ones.
If you decide to see this hot spot during the summer than bring your swimwear and your rafting gear. This quaint town is home to the Colorado River and the Gunnison River. This is perfect for the members of your family who wish to fish all day and the ones who want to brave the rapids. There are a number of companies that will take your crazy family members on the ride of a dwell time touring the local river rapids. Highline Lake State Park is just around the corner which serves up additional summer recreation for all. They offer family favorites such as; boating, swimming, birding, hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, jet skiing, sailboarding, picnicking, and water skiing just to name a few.
Not wanting to get wet? This city is for you too. Grand Junction Motor Speedway is 1 fun stop you can not miss. Ride in one of their many go-karts and race other members of your family down this twisty and turning track that will leave everyone smiling. The speedway gives each driver a break down of their lap time so if your household is competitive than this is for you. Not a racer but want to be outside then you have to have a look at Pembroke Pines Wildlife Removal. This is a home to the wonderful Butterfly House. This is a small paradise with butterflies and over 600 exotic tropical plants from all over the world. Enjoy a tranquil moment watching the fish, looking for the resident toads, turtles, or tree frog, or watching a butterfly emerge from its chrysalis.
Planning your trip in a colder time of year? Grand Junction does offers all of the winter fun actives for the non-hunter. With the Powderhorn Mountain spitting distant away your family can go skiing, tubing, or simply enjoy the snow. This mountain is full of resorts, lodging, and shopping for the non-skier as well.
This is still a hot spot for a family with everyone in mind downtown area filled with fun thing to do while others are out hunting elk. Grand Junction is famous for its amazing food so why do you take your taste buds on a Food Tour. This tour is going to teach you about the history and culture of downtown Grand Junction while you fulfill some of the city’s most popular chefs and restaurateurs. Grand Junction Food Tours are presented every Saturday at 2.00pm, but private tours can be reserved if you’re not going to be in town on a Saturday. Not a foodie or a hunter no difficulty. The down town area is home to the Kannah Creek Brewing Company. Opened in 2005 that the Kannah Creek Brewing Company have three different brew pubs in the Grand Junction area, where you can enjoy unique Colorado craft beers and all-American food. The cool part is their beers are made with the pure, untouched snow-melt waters of the Kannah Creek.