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Grand Junction was highlighted in an article titled "7 Standout Places to Retire" in Kiplinger's Personal Finance August 2022 edition. 

Within the article, Grand Junction's population, cost of living, median home price, and the number of hospitals within 25 miles are all listed. Grand Junction is also mentioned as a "paradise for lovers of the outdoors". Accessibility to outdoor recreation is one of the main topics in the article. Outdoor activities that were highlighted include hiking in the Colorado National Monument, fishing on the Grand Mesa, biking alongside the Colorado River, and golfing almost year-round at any of Grand Junction's four public golf courses.

The article featured the following Grand Junction businesses and organizations: Redlands Mesa Golf Course, Avalon Theater, Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, Museum of the West, Western Colorado Botanical Gardens, Colorado Mesa University, Amtrak, Grand Junction Regional Airport, and St. Mary's Medical Center. Also featured in the article are various recreation areas such as Colorado National Monument, Grand Mesa, Downtown Grand Junction, Colorado River, Gunnison River, Audubon trail, James M. Robb Colorado River State Park, and Art on the Corner. To further complement this article and highlight Grand Junction, Colorado National Monument was featured on the front cover and a full-page Grand Junction ad was displayed on the back cover courtesy of Visit Grand Junction. To view the article, click here and go to page 55.


For more ways to discover Grand Junction and plan your visit, check out the Official Grand Junction Visitor Guide.

Click here to see Kiplinger's 7 Standout Places to Retire.

Publish Date: June 17, 2022