"Town layout of the core" Top 5 Page for this destination Grand Junction by BruceDunning

Grand Junction Travel Guide: 75 reviews and 163 photos

Map of the town area.

This is the town layout for review. It is a town of a variety of culture and adventure. The sculptures around and surrounding the area are magnificent for a smaller type community. It takes pride is presenting the best side of the town and it show.

Region Map showing the location of Grand Junction

Grand Junction is the last stop on the west edge of Colorado, except for Fruita, which is growing fast, so to speak. GC is about 25 miles from the State line on US 70. They have some industry to support the residents, but also rely heavily on tourist dollars. They offer hiking, camping, biking, museums, art displays around town, golf, rafting, and what else?
You need to gas up and eat up before leaving here heading west. There are no services for 75 miles.

Endless hihghway to the End of the World

This is the flat portion of the Colorado plains. Is seems to continue for miles, and it does. The scenery, though is spectacular.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:A wide open space as stge to the west rocks
  • Cons:Some of the strip areas cater to travelers cheaply
  • In a nutshell:I like the place a lot and would visit again in fall-not winter
  • Last visit to Grand Junction: Sep 2009
  • Intro Updated Dec 1, 2009
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  • 807Wheaton's Profile Photo
    Jan 28, 2010 at 6:18 PM

    We love the Glenwood Springs pool - so much that we considered moving there; we have visited often. Then, we found Ouray! Hah! Gotta love those lap pools!

  • mvtouring's Profile Photo
    Oct 26, 2009 at 2:16 PM

    What a stunning page. Thanks for sharing ;-)

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