Attractions in Grand Junction, Western Colorado

Grand Junction is located in Western Colorado along the banks of the Colorado River. This city is the seat of Mesa County and it has approximately 60,000 residents. The location of this city on the western slopes of the Rockies makes it a perfect choice for those who love small cities, lots of outdoor attractions, and the beauty of the natural environment. Some of the attractions you can visit when staying in the First Inn Hotel include the following.

The Colorado National Monument

When visiting Grand Junction, you should explore the historical Colorado National Monument. Regardless of the time of the year, you will have a great opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the red rock canyons. The Colorado National Monument has been publicized as one of the top 10 best spots for solitude in the United States by the USA Today and Outside Magazine.

The Museum of the West

This museum in downtown Grand Junction has been in existence for more than 50 years. Closely located to the First Inn Hotel, this museum will help you satisfy your inner cowgirl or cowboy. You can take a trip to the museum which is dedicated to the Western lifestyle and history.

Golf Courses

If you love golf, then Grand Junction offers 18 holes for you to enjoy your favorite gold. From First Inn Hotel, you can easily access golf courses such as Tiara Rado Golf Course, Adobe Creek National Golf Course, Chipeta Golf Course, Lincoln Park Golf Course and the Golf Club at Redlands Mesa

Shop Downtown Grand Junction

Grand Junction has for years been a hub for great shopping and great food. Downtown Grand Junction offers shoppers over 100 independent businesses that have books, jewelry, clothing, gifts, and the charms of a small town. If you are shopping for big-name brand stores, you can visit the Mesa Mall, which is the largest indoor mall in Western Colorado. First Inn Hotel is located close to downtown Grand Junction, giving you access to an unforgettable shopping experience.

Orchards and Vineyards

Grand Junction is renowned as Colorado’s wine country and a perfect destination for wine tastings and tours. If you love hops instead of grapes, you should check out the local brewpubs like Rockslide, Kannah Creek, Palisade Brewery, Breckenridge Brewery, and Edgewater Brewery. These brewpubs are located close to First Inn Hotel and they each serve up a selection of special beers. During the warm months, visitors and locals alike can enjoy a range of fresh produce from the farmers’ markets and local orchards.

Festivals and events

With Grand Junction, there is no shortage of local events and festivals. Visitors can enjoy a host of outdoor music concerts, antique car shows, running and cycling events, arts and craft shows, Palisade Peach Festival, and the popular Colorado Wine Festival. The list of events and festivals in Grand Junction is endless; there is always something for you to do.

Grand Junction Motor Speedway

You can test your racing expertise at the Grand Junction Motor Speedway. For those who love driving fast, you can take your skills to the track at the Kart Racing Track. This is a perfect place to enjoy your holiday with friends or family. You will definitely have a memorable get together with your loved ones.

Your Visit to Colorado will not be complete without visiting Grand Junction. This small town provides visitors will a truly exciting and unique escape in the grand valley. This small rural town will satisfy all your holiday needs by offering outstanding outdoor activities like fishing, biking, and hiking, the best golf clubs in the State, arts and culture, and unique dining and shopping experiences. Stay at First Inn hotel today and enjoy all that Grand Junction has to offer.