Grand Junction Colorado is famous for its fantastic elk hunting and fantastic fishing, but did you know it is also a great place to go to? This Colorado town has a fraction of the population that Denver has, but it’s a place that has something for everybody from the sportsman to the non-sportsmen in your family.
If you choose to visit 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 ideal for the members of your family who want to fish all day and the ones who want to brave the rapids. There are a number of companies that will take your wild relatives on the ride of a live time touring the local river rapids. Highline Lake State Park is just around the corner which serves up extra summer recreation for everybody. 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 one fun stop you can not miss. Ride in one of their many go-karts and race other members of your family this down twisty and turning track that will leave everyone smiling. The speedway provides each driver a break down of their lap time so if your family 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, searching for the resident toads, turtles, or tree frog, or watching a butterfly emerge from its chrysalis.
Planning your trip at a colder time of year? Grand Junction does offers all the winter fun actives for the non-hunter. With the Powderhorn Mountain spitting remote away your loved ones can go skiing, tubing, or just enjoy the snow. This mountain is filled with resorts, lodging, and shopping for the non-skier also.
This is still a popular spot for a family with everybody in mind downtown area full of fun thing to do while others are out hunting elk. Grand Junction is known for its wonderful food so why do you choose your taste buds on a Food Tour. This tour is going to teach you about the culture and history of downtown Grand Junction while you meet 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 booked if you are not going to be in town on a Saturday. Not a foodie or a hunter no problem. The down town area is home to the Kannah Creek Brewing Company. Opened in 2005 the Kannah Creek Brewing Company have three separate brew pubs in the Grand Junction area, where you can enjoy exceptional Colorado craft beers and all-American food. The cool part is their beers are made with the pristine, untouched snow-melt waters of the Kannah Creek.