3 Days in Montrose

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As a hub for true Western Slope adventure, Montrose has it all. From the depths of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park to sky-scraping mountains and everything in-between. Montrose is your home away from home, where every day is a new adventure.
 
Sustainability Activity
Pick Up After Yourself (and Others)

Montrose is home to a lot of epic outdoor adventures. The best way to give back to the community is to keep the area clean. If you choose to hike, bring an extra bag to pick up some trash along the way.

Day
1
Activity
Hike Rim Rock Trail

Grab your hiking shoes, sunscreen and camera! There is no exaggeration in saying that the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is one of the nation’s most breathtaking scenic treasures. Carved through solid granite over countless millennia, the dark canyon walls plunge an awe-inspiring 2,700 feet to the Gunnison River below.

Front patio Photo
Lunch
Horsefly Brewing Company

Horsefly Brewing Company believes that each beer should be as honest as possible …. that is, carefully crafted to the style with some added…

Dinner
Remington’s At the Bridges
Remington’s Restaurant is a casual, relaxing environment offering excellent food and friendly service boasting an exquisite patio overlooking our…
Activity
Star Drive-In Theatre
See the stars under the stars at the Star Drive-In Theatre.
Lodging
Canyon Creek Bed & Breakfast

The Canyon Creek Bed & Breakfast is a quaint, charming house located in Historic Downtown Montrose, Colorado. This retreat is conveniently located…

Day
2
Breakfast
Backstreet Bagel Company
At Backstreet we bake at least 15 flavors of bagels every morning. We believe our bagels are the best in the world. Maybe it’s the water that melts…
Activity
Get Soaked at Montrose Water Sports Park

From dipping your feet in, to dropping your kayak in, the park is complete with six drop structures and ADA-accessible put-in and take-out ramps. Don't feel like getting wet? Check out the terraced spectator and beach areas where you can watch the action unfold.

Lunch
The Stone House
A great place to stop for lunch or dinner on your way to the San Juan mountains! Featuring steaks, seafood and pasta, as well as delectable soups,…
Activity
Storm King Distilling Co.

The love we have for premium spirits and desire to showcase the true essence of the raw materials we use comes through in our approach to…

Insider's Tip
Call Ahead

Call in advance to book your distillery tour about a week before your visit.

Dinner
Pahgre's
Pahgre’s, a full-service, locally owned, and operated restaurant in Montrose, Colorado, prides itself on its award-winning pizza.
Activity
Phelanies
Take a step back in time when you visit Phelanies. This Speakeasy bar rekindles the Prohibition era in Montrose, Colorado.
Lodging
Canyon Creek Bed & Breakfast

The Canyon Creek Bed & Breakfast is a quaint, charming house located in Historic Downtown Montrose, Colorado. This retreat is conveniently located…

Day
3
Breakfast
Don Gilberto Mexican

Try the burritos, chimichangas, enchiladas, tacos and more at this local Mexican restaurant.

Activity
Ute Indian Museum

The Ute Indian Museum welcomes visitors with a stunning building and exhibition connecting the past with contemporary Ute life and culture…

Lunch
Colorado Boy Pizzeria

Colorado Boy Pizzeria and Brewery lives in the historic Stockman's building at 320 East Main in downtown Montrose. We are proud to brew and serve…

Activity
Museum of the Mountain West, Inc.

Experience what it was like to live in western Colorado in the 1880's to the 1930's. View 500,000 artifacts displayed in store and office displays…

Dinner
Camp Robber

Creative cuisine restaurant and catering. Proud to offer our food prepared by our chefs using local ingredients where possible (mixed salad greens…

Activity
Rose Bowl

Relax in Montrose's only entertainment center featuring bowling, indoor axe throwing, an arcade, cafe and cocktail lounge.

Lodging
Canyon Creek Bed & Breakfast

The Canyon Creek Bed & Breakfast is a quaint, charming house located in Historic Downtown Montrose, Colorado. This retreat is conveniently located…