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Explore the Outdoors in Marble, Redstone & Carbondale

Explore the Outdoors in Marble, Redstone & Carbondale
3 days

Hike to an abandoned mill, see waterfalls cascading near the roadside and explore an art gallery or two in a Certified Colorado Creative District. This weekend journey won't disappoint.

Sustainability Activity

Trail Work For A Day:

Bring your bike, work boots, work gloves and a friend to help keep Roaring Fork Mountain Bike Association's trails looking A-OK.

Day 1
Activity

Avalanche Ranch Cabins & Hot Springs

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Designed around the natural landscape and rock formations of our dramatic Crystal River Valley, Avalanche Ranch features 3 Colorado natural hot springs pools in a tiered layout.

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Lunch

Slow Groovin BBQ Marble

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We are not expected to adhere to a certain style of barbecue by critics or long standing regional traditions. This allows us to adopt our favorite tastes from hot spots across the country and to... Read More
Activity

Hike to Crystal Mill

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This 9-mile trail near Marble is home to one of Colorado's hidden gems — a mill perched high above the Crystal River. It makes for breathtaking photos but be prepared to spend at least half a day hiking.
Dinner

Propaganda Pie

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Serving Detroit-style pizza to the Roaring Fork Valley. Read More
Activity

See Some Waterfalls

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The Hayes Creek Waterfalls are a short walk from the road on Highway 133. Snap some photos of these cascading falls during golden hour.
Lodging

Redstone Castle Suites and Historic Tours

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Welcome to the suites at the historic Redstone Castle, built in 1902 to impress John Osgood's wealthy friends and barons of industry. Select your suite from the meticulously restored spaces that... Read More

Day 2
Breakfast

Silo Culinary Productions

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SILO’s philosophy is all about simplicity. Our classic American fare allows the fresh, local ingredients to speak for themselves. Whenever possible, produce and meat are sourced from the Roaring... Read More
Activity

Hike Red Hill

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Hop on this singletrack to get your morning off to a blood-pumping start. This 6.2-mile intermediate loop is just what the doctor ordered.
Lunch

The Homestead Bar & Grill

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Our menu includes vegetarian, vegan and gluten free choices as well. Come relax on our welcoming patio that offers simply the best views of Mt Sopris in the area or cheer on your favorite team on... Read More
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Shaboomee SUP

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Providing SUP instruction, sales, rentals, fitness and yoga, touring, retreats Aspen, Carbondale, Glenwood Springs and beyond. Read More
Dinner

Señor Taco Show

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The best Mexican food in Colorado — or pretty darn close. Tacos, tortas, burritos, soups, beer and margaritas. Read More
Activity

Explore Carbondale's Art Scene

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Carbondale is home to one of Colorado's Certified Creative Districts. It offers up opportunities to meet with artists, see them at work and maybe even purchase a little souvenir from one of the galleries to take home.
Lodging

Stay in a Tiny House

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Spend the night in this tiny home within walking distance of downtown Carbondale.
Day 3
Breakfast

The Village Smithy Restaurant

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A legendary tradition in the Roaring Fork Valley since 1975, the Village Smithy is everyone's choice for the best breakfasts available in the region.  The food is delicious and the staff is... Read More

Activity

True Nature Healing Arts Yoga

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An intentional sanctuary, True Nature Healing Arts offers yoga in Carbondale, CO. We also have a tea room, Ayurvedic spa and eco-friendly boutique.

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Insider's Tip

Stay for Lunch:

True Nature Healing has a cafe open daily with organic soups, salads, baked goods and smoothies.

Activity

Whitewater Rafting, LLC

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Colorado River rafting for all levels!  Located in beautiful Glenwood Springs, Colorado, you will plenty of adventure activities for all ages - plan to spend several days!  Family... Read More

Dinner

Phat Thai Restaurant

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We're a curious new breed of southeast Asian eatery, offering imaginative food and tasty drink inspired by our travels to Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and beyond.

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Activity

Steve's Guitars

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Steve's Guitars has been in the Dinkel Building since 1993 and has presented live music every week for the last 10 years. Our music room is not a bar, restaurant or coffee shop but rather a unique... Read More
Lodging

Spend a Night Under the Stars

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Surround yourself with scrub foliage, views of the Rockies and free campsites at Prince Creek.