2 Days of Dinosaurs

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Drive this arid and scenic stretch of Colorado for prehistoric dino fossils and Fremont Indian history. Start with Grand Junction's colorful canyons, then take a northwestern route to Dinosaur National Monument near the Colorado/Utah border.

Day
1
Colorado National Monument Photo
Activity
Colorado National Monument

Sheer-walled canyons, monoliths, colorful formations, bighorn sheep, soaring eagles and a spectacular road reflect the environment and history of…

Lunch
Camilla's Kaffe
Our gourmet and organic cuisine can meet anyone's likes and needs. Camilla's Kaffe offers other special touches that make our business the best place…
Activity
Dinosaur Journey Museum

Dinosaur Journey Museum offers the latest exhibits about prehistoric giants, and features a working paleontology lab. The Museum also offers Dino…

Dinner
Hot Tomato Pizzeria

Hot Tomato is Fruita's locally owned and operated pizzeria! We hand make all our dough, cut our toppings fresh and source locally produced meats…

Activity
Copper Club Brewing Co.

Love small batch beer served in a cozy pub atmosphere?  Come on in, have a seat and relax.  Locals often refer to us as "Fruita's living room". <…

Lodging
Balanced Rock Motel
Newly remodeled, cable tv, close to park, shopping, dining.
Day
2
Breakfast
Aspen Street Coffee

Specialty coffees, teas, pastries, paninis and breakfast burritos.

Activity
On the Road Again

Drive across Douglas Pass, through Canyon Pintado and Rangley, enjoying gorge-studded scenery along the way. Stop for petroglyphs and pictographs at Canyon Pintado before arriving in Dinosaur.

Lunch
BedRock Depot, LLC

BedRock Depot is an "oasis in the wilderness" with an array of food, gifts and photography in a clean and friendly environment. We offer espresso…

Activity
Dinosaur National Monument

At Dinosaur National Monument, explore craggy hills, discover fragments of a long ago world where the largest land creatures of all time once…

Dinner
Massadona Tavern & Steak House
Restaurant in Massadona open for lunch and dinner, as well as cocktails.
Lodging
Terrace Motel
Terrace Motel serves visitors to Dinosaur National Monument in Dinosaur, CO.