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Indulge in Wine & Views on the Grand Mesa

See the largest flat-topped mountain in the world, indulge in some of Colorado's best wine and do a little bird watching all along the Grand Mesa Scenic Byway.

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There are special places and unique vistas around nearly every Colorado corner. You can help ensure these places exist for generations to come by staying on roads and trails, keeping speeds in check, leaving campsites and picnic spots just as you found them, and following instructional signs while you’re out and about in our state.

Day 1

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Pioneer Town Museum

Travel back in time with a visit to Pioneer Town. Stroll the wooden boardwalks of our Main Street. 25-buildings on 6-acres with Indian museum, blacksmith…

lunch

Sugar Mama's Bakeshop and Cafe

Enjoy Cedaredge's full-service coffee bar and bakery serving made-from-scratch pastries and breads.

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Uncle Johnny's U-Pick Farm

Pick-your-own ripe, delicious and nutritious naturally-grown fruits and vegetables.

dinner

Lost Mesa Grill

A small-town restaurant with big-time flavor serving lunch, dinner and weekend breakfast. Dishes include everything from upscale tater tots, enticing…

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Stoney Mesa Winery

At Stoney Mesa Winery, wine is the product of passion and love for farming.

One of Colorado's oldest wineries, Stoney Mesa Winery was established…

lodging

Alexander Lake Lodge

With a history dating back to the mid 1890s, Alexander Lake Lodge has become of a landmark in its own right! Cabins are available for rent. Restaurant,…

Day 2

breakfast

Connie's Family Restaurant

Missing home? Connie's has got you covered. Stop by for some homestyle country fried chicken or a gooey cinnamon role for the road.

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See the Lands End Overlook

Make sure to stop at the Lands End Overlook, which has views as far-reaching as the Sneffels Range. The Lands End Observatory — an old ranger observatory…

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Wagon Wheel Restaurant

Our menu is hand-crafted for an enhanced dining experience.

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See the Grand Mesa Lakes

Located in Grand Mesa National Forest, these 300 lakes provide solitude for a hike or the perfect opportunity to go birding on the Colorado Birding…

dinner

Mesa Lakes Lodge

Mesa Lakes Lodge has cabin rentals and a full service restaurant. It is located on the Grand Mesa, only an hour from Grand Junction or Montrose.

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Battlement Mesa Schoolhouse

Constructed in 1897, the schoolhouse was built with red sandstone from a rock quarry two miles away. It replaced the original log built school house…

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Mesa Lakes Lodge

Mesa Lakes Lodge has cabin rentals and a full service restaurant. It is located on the Grand Mesa, only an hour from Grand Junction or Montrose.

Day 3

breakfast

357 Bar & Grill

Family-owned restaurant serving delicious food with daily $3, $5 & $7 specials. Come in and catch a game on one of our seven big-screen TVs!

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Stretch Your Legs

Enjoy the Raber Cow Camp Interpretive Trail loop around historic cabins and a corral at Raber Cow Camp. This is a prime example of what life was like…

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lunch

Fidel's Cocina & Bar

Fidel's Cocina is a taqueria serving Latin-inspired dishes and craft cocktails.

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Carboy Winery at Mt. Garfield Estate

Family owned, sustainably farmed & estate grown. Sprecializing in France Rhone varietals.

dinner

Peche

Sip. Dine. Visit. We serve fresh produce from the Grand Valley in ever-changing ways.

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Peach Street Distillers

Only a mind that's part artist, part mad scientist, and all optimistically naïve can get the eye-widening flavors and tongue-quivering tastes found…

lodging

Spoke and Vine Motel

Spoke and Vine Motel is a freshly reinvented motel with old-yet-sturdy bones, thoughtful design, sustainable features, and clean, comfortable rooms…