1st Hour: Colorado National Monument
Allow two to three hours to visit the natural beauty of the 23,000 acre Monument, with 11 canyons. Begin at the west entrance from I-70 (Exit 19, Fruita), then stop at the Visitor Center. After the tour, depart via the east
entrance to Broadway, turning right toward downtown Grand Junction.
4th Hour: Downtown Grand Junction
Along tree shaded Main Street, enjoy a comfortable lunch, fine shopping and the hands-on
exhibits of Art on the Corner or visit the Museum of Western Colorado or Western Colorado
6th Hour: Break
Return to Lodging Property.
8th Hour: Rimrock Adventures
Float trip on the Colorado River followed by a buffalo brisket dinner.
1st Hour: Grand Mesa
Drive south on Highway 50 to Delta, then proceed through Delta to Highway 65 and the Grand Mesa, the largest flat-topped mountain in the world. Allow 3 – 4 hours to drive the nationally designated Scenic Byway through this 10,000-foot high “Island in the Sky”. Take your time, stopping at viewpoints along the way. Approximately 150 miles, round trip.
4th Hour: Lunch on the Grand Mesa
5th Hour: Grand Junction’s Wineries
Continue on Highway 65 to I-70 west to Exit 42. We suggest tours and tasting at any 3 of our 18 wineries; 12 wineries are located in the heart of the orchards and vineyards of the Palisade area.
Allow 2 – 3 hours.}
For more information: Grand Junction Visitor & Convention Bureau | www.visitgrandjunction.com 800-962-2547 | 970-244-1480