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Fruita Weekend of Adventure

Fruita Weekend of Adventure
3 days
One of Colorado's emerging adventure destinations, Fruita has a trail for every explorer and a landscape filled with red-rock canyons and winding riverways.

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Insider's Tip

Pack it All: Bring lots of water or a hydration pack to beat the heat in this high-desert area. Also, be prepared to bike, wakeboard, swim, raft or hike all in one day. Then, after a day of activities head to Aspen Street for good food and cold beer.
Day 1
Activity

Tackle 18 Road Trails

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Mountain biking is legendary in Fruita, and the trails in this network represent some of the best. Bring along a picnic lunch so you can spend the morning and afternoon zooming around!
Dinner

Hot Tomato Pizzeria

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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. Come enjoy a great pizza and a cold beer.

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Enstrom Candies

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Makers of world-famous almond toffee. Read More
Lodging

La Quinta Inn and Suites Grand Junction

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Located just west of Walker Field Airport off Interstate 70, the La Quinta Inn and Suites is the place to stay when visiting the western slope of the Colorado. Read More
Day 2
Breakfast

Camilla's Kaffe

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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 to stop in Fruita for breakfast, brunch, lunch... Read More
Activity

Rimrock Adventures

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Rimrock Adventures, located on the Colorado River, at Fruita, offers 1.5-hour, half-day and full-day raft trips. We offer mild float trips, as well as, whitewater trips. Raft, kayak, SUP &... Read More

Lunch

Munchies Pizza & Deli

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Munchies Pizza and Deli has been serving Fruita and surrounding areas since 1980. From pizza to burgers and salads to deli sandwiches, we offer what your taste buds are craving. Stop in today... Read More

Activity

Imondi Wake Zone

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Imondi Wake Zone will provide a fun, safe and exciting experience for families and friends to learn and progress their wake board and watersports abilities using a cable system.

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Dinner

Suds Brothers Brewery

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Welcome to Suds Brothers Brewery, Fruita's premie​r brewery and restaurant located in the heart of Downtown Fruita. We offer an extensive menu of great traditional pub fare which can be paired... Read More

Activity

The Vintage Common

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A selection of handpicked vintage clothing and treasures. One-of-a-kind clothing and accessories made with vintage and recycled materials. Read More
Lodging

La Quinta Inn and Suites Grand Junction

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Located just west of Walker Field Airport off Interstate 70, the La Quinta Inn and Suites is the place to stay when visiting the western slope of the Colorado. Read More
Day 3
Breakfast

Aspen Street Coffee

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

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Activity

Colorado National Monument

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Sheer-walled canyons, monoliths, colorful formations, bighorn sheep, soaring eagles and a spectacular road reflect the environment and history of plateau-and-canyon country. Hike, camp, picnic,... Read More

Lunch

Fiesta Guadalajara Restaurant

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Family restaurant featuring authentic mexican food. Read More
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Dinosaur Journey Museum

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Features the latest exhibits and realistic robotic dinosaurs in a real working paleontology lab. Read More
Dinner

Rib City Grill

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Barbecue ribs, chicken and beef sandwiches, full menu.

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Activity

Sunset Hike in Devil's Canyon

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Excellent views of Fruita's canyon county about on this 6.6-mile loop, with plenty of different routes to explore.
Lodging

La Quinta Inn and Suites Grand Junction

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Located just west of Walker Field Airport off Interstate 70, the La Quinta Inn and Suites is the place to stay when visiting the western slope of the Colorado. Read More