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Farm & Winery Tour of Paonia & Hotchkiss

Farm & Winery Tour of Ponia & Hotchkiss
3 days
This region is a lush landscape that produces an abundance of fruit and vegetables — perfect for visitors looking to sample the local flavors and fresh finds.

Sustainability Activity

Volunteer at the Western Slope Conservation Center:

Whether you are interested in our monthly water-quality monitoring program, our Paonia River Park work days, want to review BLM or Forest Service proposals for environmental concerns, or if you think you have a particular skill that might be useful, we want to hear from you. From bulldozer operators to office workers, we are always in need of help from people in the community. Learn More >>

Day 1
Activity

West Elks Wine Tour

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The West Elks American Viticultural Area (AVA) spreads through Delta county on the Western Slope of Colorado. It boasts of some of the highest vineyards in North America and great Colorado wines.
Lunch

Delicious Orchards & Big B's Cidery

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Delicious Orchards features a farm market, tasting room and cafe with a U-pick orchard, making this is a must stop when you are in Paonia.

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The Living Farm

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The organic philosophy at The Living Farm is one from our past, before "organic" became something you did, not who you are. Organics on The Living Farm is a belief system that is deeply... Read More

Dinner

The Living Farm Cafe

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Welcome to The Living Farm Café and Inn. We are one of the very few true farm-to-table restaurants in Colorado. Our café features farm-fresh and organic produce, meat, cheese and eggs from our... Read More

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Paonia United Brewing Company

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Paonia United Brewing Company is dedicated to making and serving high quality, small-batch craft beer in the town of Paonia to be enjoyed by local patrons and visitors of the North Fork Valley.

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Lodging

The Living Farm Café and Inn

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The Living Farm Cafe and Inn is conveniently located in down town Paonia, CO. In walking distance to local businesses, bars & restaurants. Also a great location to bounce over to the local... Read More

Day 2

Insider's Tip

Eat Where You Slept!: The Living Farm's fresh breakfasts will have you rearin' to go for the day's explorations.
Activity

Lamborn Mountain Farmstead

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Organically grown lavender - fresh and dried bouquets, culinary, essential oil, goat-milk soap, lotion and more. Raw goat-milk shares, grass-finished lamb and Highland beef - halves and quarters... Read More

Lunch

Remedy Juice Bar Cafe/Remedy After Dark

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Remedy Juice Bar Cafe offers organic cold pressed juices, smoothies, paninis, delicious daily specials and Sunday brunch. Remedy After Dark brings a fine array of spirits, wine and craft beer... Read More

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Mesa Winds Farm and Winery

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We have 6 acres of grapes and 14 acres of peaches and apples. We grafted 150 Gala apple trees to Honey Crisps four years ago, and expect to harvest that variety this year! During the months of... Read More

Dinner

PJ's Neighborhood Pub

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PJ's Pub is your neighborhood pub in Hotchkiss, serving soup, pizza, wonderful entrees and desserts. Read More
Activity

Creamery Arts Center

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A premier gallery of 70 regional artists in a dramatic building. Bathrooms are a must-see. Read More
Lodging

The Living Farm Café and Inn

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The Living Farm Cafe and Inn is conveniently located in down town Paonia, CO. In walking distance to local businesses, bars & restaurants. Also a great location to bounce over to the local... Read More

Day 3
Activity

Orchard Valley Farms (Black Bridge Winery)

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Western Colorado's terrain and weather have produced ideal grape–growing country for more than a century. Nationally, Colorado is considered one of the finest emerging wine regions. Here in the... Read More

Lunch

Hightower Cafe

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Burgers, hot wings, barbecue and other tasty American fare.

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Azura Cellars & Gallery

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Please join us for a complimentary tasting of our fine Azura wines. Browse our fine art gallery and enjoy a glass of our select wines in the charming courtyard. Read More
Dinner

Louie's Pizza

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For the best Paonia pizza, sub-sandwiches and salads and a selection of local beer and wine, come to Louie's restaurant. Read More

Insider's Tip

Live Music at Louie's: Stick around after dinner for some live music and dance the night away!
Dinner

The Living Farm Café and Inn

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The Living Farm Cafe and Inn is conveniently located in down town Paonia, CO. In walking distance to local businesses, bars & restaurants. Also a great location to bounce over to the local... Read More