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If you've heard of Grand Junction, chances are you're either an avid mountain biker headed for neighboring Fruita, or you're a rock climber on your way to Moab.
Still, travelers bypassing this little speck of civilization in the middle of the high desert mountains of Western Colorado do so at their own peril. Grand Junction offers much more than traveler's facilities and truck stops.
Those willing to veer off I-70 and into the heart of Colorado's Wine Country will be surprised to find that not all the attractions in this part of the state center around single-track trails and vertical cliffs. Read more...
By Carly Blatt
With a slew of adrenaline-pumping activities rivaling adventure hotspots like Queenstown, New Zealand, and Interlaken, Switzerland, Colorado holds bragging rights as one of the top domestic destinations to get your summer kicks all in one place.
Friendly Colorado resort towns like Winter Park, Glenwood Springs and Snowmass Village promise an assortment of unique warm-weather adventure activities geared toward appeasing speed-demons, water babies, bird wannabes, and cave dwellers alike.
Caving, whitewater rafting, whitewater sledging, alpine sliding, horseback riding, mountain boarding, ziplining, paragliding, or hot air ballooning -- whether you prefer land-based, water-based, or air-based options, Colorado has the pursuit for you.
Naturally, many of Colorado’s prime land-centered activities involve its best-known attractions – mountains. To enjoy them to the fullest, you’ll need a high tolerance for varying altitudes, steep hills and plenty of thrills. Some make you sweat, some let you sit back and enjoy the ride, and some test your agility in ways you never imagined. Read more...
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