Best Colorado Destination for History Buffs

Once a rowdy, frontier town originally named Defiance, Glenwood Springs often lived up to its rebellious name. From hosting visionaries and villains to witnessing triumphs and tragedies, Glenwood Springs is a fascinating destination for anyone interested in history. The Glenwood Springs Historical Society keeps the past alive for every generation at two locations in Glenwood […]

12 Instagramable Photos to Take in Glenwood Springs

Don’t miss the opportunity to take these Instagram-worthy photos on your Glenwood Springs vacation. Any season of the year, these images capture the essence of Colorado’s favorite hot springs town. 1.. Sopris Splash Zone Grand Fountain. Glenwood Hot Springs Resort’s new Sopris Splash Zone is a family-friendly play area. It includes three “adventure zones.” Shoshone […]

Hiking Recommendations from a Glenwood Springs Local

This summer I, Mariah Hagan worked as an intern for Visit Glenwood Springs, the tourism department at the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association. I grew up here in Glenwood Springs and I would definitely say that I enjoy hiking, but getting to take full advantage of the hikes that are here was blast. I was […]

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“Uncrowd” Your Fall in Glenwood Springs

Fall is better with room to breathe in the fresh mountain air, space to stretch out legs on a long hike through golden aspen groves, and water to play in on those still-warm autumn days. Welcome the change of seasons in a place where you can shake off the crowds and venture out on your […]

Sopris Splash Zone is Making Waves in Glenwood Springs

Making a splash is what it’s all about at Glenwood Hot Springs Resort this summer. The venerable geothermal resort recently opened the Sopris Splash Zone, adding yet one more way for visitors to play in the water in Glenwood Springs. Glenwood Springs is the place where families flock to cool off, relax and have fun […]

Easy Riders: Plan a Pitstop in Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Glenwood Springs is a motorcycle-friendly town in the Colorado mountains. Even if you’re just passing through on your way to or from Sturgis, get out of the saddle for hot springs soak, a cold beer and a good night’s rest. The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is the biggest and oldest bike-fest in the U.S. Over 500,000 […]

East Ridge Expansion Adds More Skiable Acres at Sunlight

SUNLIGHT MOUNTAIN RESORT – June 24, 2019 Sunlight Mountain Resort announced a three-phase $4 million expansion plan that will add a new lift to its East Ridge expert terrain plus nearly 100 acres of additional skiable terrain.   Phase 1 of the project is currently underway with Sunlight’s trail maintenance crew performing extensive glade work to […]

Events Ahead: What’s Happening in Glenwood Springs, July – September 2019

It’s time for music festivals, farmers’ markets, car shows and more! Fill your calendar with these things-to-do in Glenwood Springs. JULY Events in Glenwood Springs In addition to vaunted events in Glenwood Springs, mid-summer is the perfect time to play on the town’s two rivers. Go rafting and kayaking or fly fishing. There’s no better […]

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From Hanging Lake to Red Mountain: The Stunning Trails of Glenwood Springs

Hanging Lake in Glenwood Canyon gets top billing as a premier Glenwood Springs hiking destination, but the hot springs resort town also has a mix of lesser-known trails that offer visitors an exhilarating outdoor experience with spectacular views. Hanging Lake Trail Hanging Lake. The gem of Glenwood Canyon, hiking Hanging Lake requires some advanced planning. […]

5 Child-Friendly Activities in Glenwood Springs

Kids just want to have fun! This summer take them to Glenwood Springs. It’s Colorado’s family-friendly resort town in the mountains, where you’ll have a blast with these five kid-endorsed activities. Splashing. Nothing says summer like water and Glenwood Springs has plenty of that! The town has two hot springs swimming attractions, featuring pools where […]