Make Time for a Whistle-Stop Visit to Glenwood’s Amtrak Station

Explore train travel then and now with a visit to the Glenwood Springs’ historic train depot. Along with such easily identifiable structures as the Hotel Colorado, the sandstone bathhouse at the Glenwood Hot Springs Pool and the Hotel Denver, the Glenwood Springs Train Depot is one of the town’s most historic buildings, and yet, one […]

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4 Reasons to Stay in a Glenwood Springs Bed & Breakfast

In Glenwood Springs, Colorado’s favorite hot springs town, B&Bs welcome guests with more than breakfast. As if starting the day with a delicious home-cooked meal wasn’t enough, here are even more reasons to stay at a bed and breakfast in Glenwood Springs. 1. Peace and quiet. Rest and relaxation is the top reason people choose […]


Play Pokémon Go and See the Sights in Glenwood Springs

Hot springs and outdoor adventures are what attract people to visit Glenwood Springs, Colorado, but there’s a new game in town: the lure of capturing wild Pokémon. By now you’ve heard of Pokémon Go, the newly launched smart phone game by Niantic that has become an overnight, worldwide sensation. Unlike traditional gaming apps, Pokémon Go […]

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10 More Things to Do with Kids in Glenwood Springs

Swimming and playing in Glenwood Springs’ famous mineral hot springs pools is a guaranteed kid-pleaser. For even more fun, check out these other kid-friendly activities. For families vacationing in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, visiting Glenwood Hot Springs and Iron Mountain Hot Springs top the list of things-to-do. To make the most of your time in town, […]

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Hiking in Glenwood Springs: Where to Go When Hanging Lake Trail is at Max Capacity

When Hanging Lake’s daily hiking reservations are at capacity, try these Glenwood Springs hiking trail alternatives. • Red Mountain/Jeanne Golay Trail. This trail offers breath-taking views of Glenwood Springs and the Elk Range to the south of town. Hikers can choose from two routes. The easiest option is to walk up the road that is […]

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Take A Summer Drive on Colorado’s Scenic Byways Near Glenwood Springs

Make Glenwood Springs your home base for day tripping drives this summer. These Colorado Scenic Byways are all within easy driving distance of the famous hot springs town. Four nearby Scenic Byway excursions offer different perspectives of the Centennial state’s iconic landscapes. West Elk Loop. This drive starts in Carbondale and follows Highway 133 over […]

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Eat Real Polish Food in Glenwood Springs

Polish restaurant, Polanka, in Glenwood Springs, Colorado serves up ethnic food with Old World European roots. Glenwood’s Polish families are the purveyors of some of the town’s most charming and affordable travel lodges; but thankfully for foodies the hospitality doesn’t stop there. Outside of having to book a flight to Warsaw, Krakow or Gdansk, you […]

Glenwood Springs: Geothermal Epicenter of Colorado Hot Springs

Though Colorado is dotted with hot springs, Glenwood Springs is one of the few places that offers multiple geothermal attractions that are all open to the public. Most Colorado hot springs towns provide visitors with one or two choices for enjoying the mineral water amenities; some hot springs pools are private and require guests to […]