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Prioritize Your Glenwood Springs Summer Vacation
It’s packed with information from accommodations to ziplining!
For Goodness Sake: Wellness in Glenwood Springs
Recharge body and mind at Glenwood Hot Springs Resort, Iron Mountain Hot Springs and Yampah Spa & Vapor Caves—all cornerstone wellness destinations. Glenwood is also home to a thriving spa and holistic health community that includes medi-spas, Watsu, alternative medicine, Yoga, massage, reflexology and aromatherapy.
Falling for Glenwood Springs’ Adrenaline-Pumping Thrills
Channel your inner thrill-seeker in Glenwood Springs. Soar like an eagle with a tandem paragliding ride or drop like a rock skydiving (until your parachute opens). For more gravity-check experiences, try the Haunted Mine Drop and other thrill rides at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park.
Check out this special Glenwood Springs itinerary for thrill seekers HERE!
Colorado Natural Wonders: Hanging Lake & Glenwood Caverns
Visit Glenwood Canyon, a 16-mile-long work of art by Mother Nature with Hanging Lake as the centerpiece attraction. The underground landscape is just as spectacular. See King’s Row at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, the most highly decorated cave room in Colorado.
In the Zone: Focus on Whitewater Rafting
When confronting whitewater rapids with names like Tombstone and Man Eater, rafting forces you to be fully present. Glenwood’s expert river outfitters will ensure you make it safely through every hole and wave the Colorado River through Glenwood Canyon can throw at you.
Add the best fly-fishing in Colorado to your Vacation Bucket List
Glenwood Springs is nationally recognized for its fishing excellence especially in regards to fly fishing. The area’s rivers are home to brookies, browns, cutthroats and rainbow trout. More remote small streams and high alpine lakes are scattered across the Flat Tops in the White River National Forest. Experienced, local fly fishing outfitters and guide services can answer questions, provide equipment and gear.
Learn more about why Glenwood Springs has the best fly fishing HERE!
Trail Mix: Hiking & Biking
Explore the Roaring Fork and Colorado River valleys. Hiking trails lead to Doc Holliday’s grave marker, the summit of Red Mountain and other special places. If you prefer pedal-power, Glenwood Canyon Recreation Path and the Rio Grande Trail offer miles of smooth cycling. The town’s extensive and growing network of dirt trails will satisfy mountain biking
Tee Up Fun on the Fairways in Glenwood Springs
There are so many reasons to play a round of golf in Glenwood Springs—the views are amazing, the courses were designed by golfing legends and getting to the 19th hole is worth a few bruises to the ego. Hit the links at seven nearby courses.
Urban Impulses in Glenwood Springs: Shopping, Culture & Events
Enjoy a dose of city life in the mountains. Engage in retail therapy at Glenwood’s boutiques and shops, dine out at Glenwood restaurants, and attend summer events such as Summer of Music, Music on the Mountain and Strawberry Days.
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Nighty, Night: Where to Rest Your Head in Glenwood Springs
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