Adventure awaits in Colorado's Grand County, just 90 miles from Denver and home to Grand Lake, Granby, Snow Mountain Ranch, Granby Ranch and Rocky Mountain National Park — paradise for those seeking to golf, fish, mountain bike, hike, go boating, SUP, camp and so much more.
Here are a few of the best places to start getting to know this portion of Colorado, nestled on the western side of one of the country's most popular national parks:
• Grand Lake: This historic town and namesake lake give visitors the sensation of stepping back in time, where stores are locally owned and visitors stroll along Western boardwalk storefronts alongside a grand waterfront and surrounded by beautiful Rocky Mountain National Park. Learn more about Grand Lake and get a free travel guide >>
• Granby: Gold Medal fishing surrounds Granby on the Colorado and Fraser rivers, and Lake Granby — Colorado's second largest body of water — awaits boaters. There's adventure to be had in every season for the whole family, leaving the stress of everyday life far behind in this idyllic mountain town. Plan a trip >>
• Snow Mountain Ranch: Friends, families and groups find a tranquil setting where they can stay in cabins, lodge rooms, yurts and campsites, which gives them easy access to all the ranch has to offer — from campfires, craft areas and challenge courses to disc golf, dog sledding, e-biking, mini-golf and so much more. See all the activities offered >>
• Granby Ranch: Another four-season destination, Granby Ranch is a perfect family homebase, with skiing in the winter and classic mountain golfing, downhill and cross-county mountain biking and guided fly-fishing in the warmer months. With on-site dining and lodging, and and endless lattice-work of trails to explore, you may never leave. Learn more >>