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3 Days in Grand County

Deep lakes, thick forests and friendly attitudes define this expansive, mountainous county. Hot springs, outdoor adventure and Rocky Mountain National Park are just the tip of the must-do list.

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Day 1

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Gondola Ride Up Winter Park Resort

Experience the majestic, summer beauty of the Colorado Rockies without bikes, hiking boots or tour guide.

lunch

Goodys Mountain Cafe & Creperie

People describe our food in various ways: Street food, comfort food, mountain food, etc... but our aim is always to serve great tasting food, authentic…

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Winter Park Flyfisher

We strive to make your fishing experience in Grand County a fond lifetime memory. Your time to fish is probably limited, so don't waste that time guessing…

dinner

Hernando's Pizza Pub

We offer fresh homemade pizzas, pastas, salads and sandwiches. Resonable prices and fun!

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Foundry Cinema and Bowl

The Foundry Cinema and Bowl is Winter Park and Fraser Colorado premier movie theater and bowling alley!

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Gateway Inn Hotel & Conference Center

The Gateway Inn is making it S'more Fun in Grand Lake, Colorado with breathtaking mountian and lake views!  Enjoy our deck with fire pit tables, live…

Day 2

breakfast

Carvers Winter Park

We specialize in creating a breakfast and lunch experience that will be unforgettable. We try and use only the freshest, locally-grown products available…

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Grand Adventure Balloon Tours

Rise with the hot air year-round in the Rocky Mountains!

Colorado's Premier Mountain Balloon Ride is the closest to Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins,…

Insider's Tip

Drive Down to Granby

Drive about 20 minutes south to the town of Granby for lunch.

lunch

Maverick's Grille

Maverick’s Grille specializes in Colorado family dining where customers can enjoy a delicious selection of steaks, chicken, burgers ...

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Snow Mountain Ranch Ziplining

Coast through the air on one of the ziplines that criss-cross the sky.

dinner

Granby Garage Roadhouse

We are OPEN We offer delicious steaks, burgers, wings, brews, and of course, great times! Our friendly staff is excited to meet our new Granby regulars…

Insider's Tip

Drive to Hot Sulphur Springs

Hop on Highway 40 for 20 minutes to this spring-filled town.

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Hot Sulphur Springs Resort and Spa

35,000 feet below the surface of the earth, the heat of volcanic rock is released through countless fissures that spread out through the earth's crust…

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Canyon Motel

AAA, free WiFi, TV, cable, kitchenettes and right by Hot Springs

Day 3

Insider's Tip

Drive to Grand Lake

Head about 20 minutes north for breakfast.

breakfast

The HUB Coffee and Cones

The HUB is the local's hangout! We proudly serve Coda Coffee and their Farm To Cup program. Espresso drinks, pastries, gluten free products, local homemade…

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Rocky Mountain SUP

Convenient Paddle Board Rentals and Exciting Water Sports in Grand Lake, CO

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lunch

Huntington House Tavern

Bring your appetite to our full-service restaurant! We offer chef-inspired dishes for the whole family throughout the day.

Insider's Tip

Explore Rocky Mountain National Park's Secret Side

At 265,000 acres in size, the park also harbors thousands of quiet, off-the-beaten path places that most visitors don't know about. In fact, the western side of the park in Grand County is noticeably quieter than the more frequently visited eastern side.

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Rocky Mountain National Park

A living showcase of the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains. Elevations ranging from 8,000 feet in the wet, grassy valleys to 14,259 feet at the weather-ravaged…

Insider's Tip

Drive to Dinner

Leave the national park and head toward Kremmling — but you're stopping in Parshall for dinner.

dinner

The Parshall Inn

We are the last honky tonk on the edge of forever. Come by and enjoy the best burgers in town, and relax with a cold beer from our new draft system…

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Grand Adventure Brewing Company

Situated in the heart of Colorado, at the crossroads of U.S. 40 and Highway 6, Grand Adventure Brewing Company is the new, go-to stop for all types…

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Allington Inn & Suites of Kremmling

Centrally located. Spectacular views of the Kremmling Cliffs. Indoor Pool/Hot Tub, Free Breakfast, Fitness Rm, Business Ctr, Conference Rm, WIFI, Refrigerators,…