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Discover The Great West

Discover The Great West
6 days
Walk in the steps of dinosaurs, indulge in a hot springs soak, hike a waterfall, explore adorable towns and more on this six-day trip through Colorado's West.

Sustainability Activity

Donate to the Wild Horse Warriors:

The Wild Horse Warriors for Sand Wash Basin are working toward a healthy range for the wild horses to roam and could always use your donations.

Day 1
Activity

Grand Lake Creative District

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See how Grand Lake supports and encourages a creative economy with events, galleries, performing arts and other creative projects that preserve the culture, historical richness and creative... Read More

Lunch

Los Amigos Mexican Restaurant

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Family-owned Mexican restaurant in Kremmling, Colorado. Read More
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Heritage Park Museum

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Heritage Park Museum boasts six historic buildings: the MacElroy Livery barn, the Hermitage ranch house, a 1915 Forest Service Ranger Station, the Ritschard family fishing cabin, plus the original... Read More
Dinner

Dean Public House

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Community-style seating in a historic Stagecoach Stop. A weekly rotating mountain tapas-style menu provides and new and exciting experience, with hand-crafted cocktails that pair with each new... Read More

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Hot Sulphur Springs Resort and Spa

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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. In Hot Sulphur Springs, CO, there are... Read More

Lodging

Relax the Night Away

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Stay at the Hot Sulphur Springs Resort & Spa, where the rooms are kept basic to avoid distraction.
Day 2
Breakfast

Rocky Mountain Outfitters and The Bait Shop Grill

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Rocky Mountain Outfitters and The Bait Shop Grill offers guided fishing excursions and has a restaurants serving up breakfast, lunch and dinner from 7am to 8pm daily. Read More
Activity

Head to Fish Creek Falls

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Make the drive to Steamboat Springs to hike Fish Creek Falls, a gorgeous waterfall of cascading alpine water.
Lunch

Creekside Cafe & Grill

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Everything at the Creekside Café that we serve to you is the highest of quality. All of the fruits and vegetables are cut by hand. Our salad dressings are made from scratch with our secret... Read More

Activity

Steamboat Creates

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Steamboat Creates, with its designation as a certified Colorado Creative District, is devoted to supporting and promoting arts and culture in the Yampa Valley. Steamboat Creates is a program of... Read More

Dinner

Mambo Italiano

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In the heart of the Yampa Valley, lies a true taste of Italy. Read More
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F.M. Light and Sons

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Outfittin' the West for 113 years and five generations! We are a historic western store in downtown Steamboat Springs. We were founded in 1905, and are still owned and operated by the Light... Read More

Lodging

The Steamboat Grand

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With the resort right out the front door, The Steamboat Grand Hotel has lodging to fit every need, from five-bedroom penthouses to hotel rooms. Just steps away from mountain activities and a... Read More

Day 3
Breakfast

Freshies

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Freshies has been serving fresh and entirely hand-prepared breakfast and lunch for 10 years in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Read More
Activity

Old Town Hot Springs

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Four 104-degree spring-fed pools. 230-foot water slides, climbing wall. Read More
Lunch

Winona's

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Winona’s is one of Steamboat Springs’ most well-known restaurants, and for good reason! Our kitchen and bakery work together to satisfy your hunger and excitement Read More
Activity

Tube Down the Yampa River

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Splash through the refreshing waters of Yampa River on an inflatable inner tube. You'll pass through downtown with plenty of stopping points at parks, restaurants and bars.
Dinner

Ore House at the Pine Grove

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Tradition, history, rustic elegance.

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Yampa River Botanic Park

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The Yampa River Botanic Park is an innovative, perhaps unique, experiment in private/public development and maintenance of a public botanical gardens. The 6 acre park sits on land donated to the... Read More
Lodging

The Steamboat Grand

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With the resort right out the front door, The Steamboat Grand Hotel has lodging to fit every need, from five-bedroom penthouses to hotel rooms. Just steps away from mountain activities and a... Read More

Day 4
Breakfast

The Colorado Bagel Co.

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Mountain Style bagels made with Colorado water baked fresh daily! We have been Steamboat Spring's favorite bagel shop since 1993. We offer a variety of bagels, cream cheeses and deli sandwiches.... Read More

Activity

Elkhead Reservoir State Park

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West of Steamboat Springs near Craig, the scenic 900 acre reservoir offers a great warm water fishery, 15 basic camp sites, beaches, boat ramp and  great wildlife viewing, a new trail system  ... Read More

Insider's Tip

Head to Craig: Drive 15 minutes west to Craig for lunch.
Lunch

Gino's Neighborhood Pizzeria & Grill

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Specializing in Italian cuisine including sandwiches, pizza and pasta. Dine-in or delivery Read More
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Wyman Living History Museum

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The Wyman Museum was founded by Lou Wyman. The dream started in 1949 in Elk Springs, Colorado. While Lou was filling up a water barrel for his sheep herders, he noticed an abandoned 1932 Lincoln.... Read More
Dinner

Fiesta Jalisco

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There's a reason why there are Fiesta Jalisco restaurants from Avon to the mountains beyond the Front Range — not only do we provide authentic Mexican cuisine, but we also have great service and a... Read More
Activity

Museum of Northwest Colorado

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Enjoy a visit to the Museum of Northwestern Colorado, home to the world famous 'Cowboy & Gunfighter Collection' and outstanding regional displays. Noted by one Smithsonian curator as the finest... Read More

Lodging

Candlewood Suites-Craig Northwest Colorado

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Explore Where the West Runs Wild in Northwest Colorado's Sandwash Basin, Dinosaur National Monument or come experience the Great American Horse Drive held in Maybell annually.  While... Read More

Day 5
Breakfast

Cool Water Grille

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Breakfast and lunch with bar and all-American food. Homemade green chili and bloody Mary's made our way. Read More
Activity

Explore Flat Tops Wilderness

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Hike at the Trappers Lake Recreation Area where you'll see snowcapped mesas and a gorgeous, blue lake.

Insider's Tip

Move On: Head out of the wilderness for an hour-and-a-half to Meeker for lunch.
Lunch

Ma Famiglia Restaurant

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Our purpose is to provide you with the best value, quality and consistency in food preparation and service. Our restaurant has come a full circle with the Mazzola family starting Mama Mazzola's... Read More

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White River Museum

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White River Museum, housed in 1880s U.S. Army officer quarters, showcases early pioneers and the stories and artifacts they left behind, including clothing, household goods, an original 1885... Read More

Insider's Tip

Drive to Rangely: Take CO-64 west for an hour to Rangely for the evening.
Dinner

El Agave Mexican Restaurant

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We provide authentic Mexican food with one goal in mind, to bring you the best, most original flavors from our home in Mexico for breakfast, lunch, dinner.

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Activity

The TANK, Center for Sonic Arts

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A sonic wonder, a seven-story steel water tank with a deep reverb, longer and richer than the Taj Mahal's. For Open Saturdays, 9am-1pm, experience The Tank free of charge.  Solstice Festival,... Read More

Lodging

Moosehead Lodge

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Located right off Main Street in Rangely, The Moosehead Lodge is an ideal place for one-time stays and extended stays. We offer cabins with micro-ovens, cable television, free Wifi, and full... Read More
Day 6
Breakfast

Morning Munchies at Main Street Cafe

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Have a massive cinnamon roll before continuing on your day in Rangely.
Activity

Rangely Automotive Museum

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Classic automotive museum with very rare autos and motorcycles from the early 1900's. The curator has an amazing ability to bring each car to life with its colorful history.

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Lunch

BedRock Depot, LLC

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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 drinks, hot and cold gourmet sandwiches, and... Read More

Activity

Dinosaur Diamond - Scenic and Historic Byway

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512 miles of amazing historic and pre historic towns, outdoor recreation and national treasures, through Colorado and Utah. Stunning scenery, fossil quarries, and museums are clustered along... Read More

Dinner

Giovanni's

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Giovanni's is known for its mouth-watering sauces, fresh dough, and homemade meatballs and Italian sausage. Our homemade Lasagna and Chicken Fettuccini are favorite pasta dishes. We are the home... Read More

Activity

Dinosaur National Monument

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At Dinosaur National Monument, explore craggy hills, discover fragments of a long ago world where the largest land creatures of all time once roamed and died. Rock art, scenery, homesteads,... Read More

Lodging

Moosehead Lodge

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Located right off Main Street in Rangely, The Moosehead Lodge is an ideal place for one-time stays and extended stays. We offer cabins with micro-ovens, cable television, free Wifi, and full... Read More