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Grand Junction

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Vacation in Grand Junction

Red rock mesas, rivers, and radiance best describe Grand Junction, Colorado. Located in Mesa county, this city can be found just east of the Colorado National Monument where the Colorado and Gunnison Rivers meet. From shopping to wine tasting, museums, and outdoor activities, below is more information about Grand Junction, Colorado.

Things to Do
The Dinosaur Journey Museum is just one of the fun places to discover which features fun hands-on exhibits for the young and the old to enjoy. There is even a dig site for uncovering dinosaur bones! For those seeking culture, head over to Cross Orchards Historic Farm or the Museum of Western Colorado to get a firsthand look at historic buildings and artifacts.
Day trips can be spent exploring the wine country that is nestled in the Grand Valley. Here tourists will find spectacular wineries that showcase charming ambiance, aromatic wines, and beautiful scenery. Tour and wine tastings are always on the schedule, as well as festivals and events. 
Nature seekers will find that there is a plethora of outdoor adventures waiting for them in and around this Colorado city. There are several canyons and trails like Dominguez Canyon and Riggs Hill to trek through. Whether its hiking, biking, water rafting, or horseback riding, there is always something to do or see in Grand Junction.

Getting Here
Grand Junction, Colorado is accessible by plane, car, train, or bus. By plane, tourists will fly into Denver International or Grand Junction Regional Airport. These airports offer ground transportation such as rental cars, taxis and shuttles to get passengers to their accommodations. 
For those traveling by car, travelers will take Interstate 70 (runs from east to west), or US 50 (north to south). Other highways like US 6 and 139 will help visitors get around the city and connect them to surrounding areas such as Montrose, Gunnison, and Pueblo.
Amtrak and Greyhound both have stations in Grand Junction, and provide daily scheduled service to tourists. From the stations, visitors will need to either rent a vehicle or catch a taxi to their hotel.

Best Time To Visit 
The seasons of spring and autumn are the best time to visit Grand Junction. The temperatures are mild and comfortable with very little rain. Winter will give skiers great weather for traversing the mountains, and temperatures stay right above freezing. If planning a summer trip, preparation should be taken for hot weather with temperatures in the high 80s and 90s.


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