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Your 2021 Grand Junction Bucket List

Check out these 21 Grand Junction adventures that you can’t experience anywhere else. If you’ve completed the 2021 Bucket List challenge, then get started on our top 22 Grand Junction experiences for 2022! 1. Explore Colorado National Monument, Your New Favorite National Park Photo…

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Wedding Venues in Grand Junction

Grand Junction has some of the most stunning and unique landscapes in the world. From snow-capped mountains to red rock canyons, alpine lakes to tranquil rivers, and lush forests to golden aspens, it’s the ideal setting for a wedding you and your guests will never forget. Luckily, there is an…

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6 Ways to Experience Colorado National Monument

One of the most beautiful stretches of land in the world, Colorado National Monument is comprised of more than 20,500 acres of high desert looming over the Colorado River just west of Grand Junction. Teeming with mind-boggling rock formations, a vast range of wildlife and hypnotizing panoramas, it…

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Enjoy the Fourth of July in Grand Junction

Celebrate the week leading up to 4 th of July in Grand Junction! Festivities include live music, baseball games, fireworks, and a 100-year-old Grand Junction tradition - experience all the festive ingredients to make this Independence Day memorable and unique. Start the week off, on Monday, July 1…

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Grand Junction Loves Pups!

@fishingpup Grand Junction loves dogs, and with hundreds of miles of trails to explore and plenty of water to quench their thirst and jump in, dogs love Grand Junction! Although traveling with your furry companion is rewarding, it does take a little extra planning. Here are some suggestions to make…

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Go Camping in Colorado National Monument

"One of the things I love about the Colorado National Monument is that it's only 10 minutes outside of the city. It's so accessible. When you camp there, it's beautiful during the day, but at night you escape the city lights, and it's like a whole new place with an awesome view of the galaxy." -Ryan…

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Climb Independence Monument

When President Taft signed the bill designating Colorado National Monument over 100 years ago in 1911, John Otto made the first ascent of Independence Monument. Once John summited, he committed to continue this feat every 4 th of July. Otto would make the trek up the 450-foot fin to plant the…

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Some of the Best Places to Stargaze around Grand Junction

Milky Way season is here, so it’s time to wish upon a star! While the Milky Way can be seen all year-round, summer is when viewing is at peak. The Earth is positioned to maximize galaxy viewing around 10:30 pm and stays glimmering all night. During the winter season, the constellations don't…

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An Insider's Guide to Colorado National Monument

I had no idea what to expect the first time I went through Colorado National Monument. As far as National Parks go, I was pretty familiar with Rocky Mountain and Mesa Verde, but I hadn’t really even heard of Colorado National Monument before. But when I saw the signs for it when driving back to…

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Enjoy the Sounds of Nature's Symphony

Photo: @Kaitlin Costa Many say that nature heals the soul and waterfalls are far from the exception. According to “The Owner’s Manual for the Brain: Everyday Applications from Mind-Brain Research” written by Pierce Howard Ph.D., when water molecules fall and collide with other water molecules, they…

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