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Land of Water –  Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Where world-famous hot springs meet year-round outdoor adventures, rich Wild West history and an award-winning dining scene.

Contact Information

Media Contacts
Lisa Langer, Director of Tourism
Visit Glenwood Springs


Heidi Pankow, Tourism Project Manager


The Washington Post – Where can I travel with high vaccination rates? – The Washington Post

Lonely Planet – 10 best hot springs in the US – Lonely Planet

International Traveller – Sustainable travel through Colorado’s top towns & cities – International Traveller

marie claire – The 10 Best Hot Springs in the U.S. | Marie Claire |

Paradise Valley Lifestyle Magazine – Paradise Valley, AZ April 2022 by Lifestyle Publications – Issuu

Travelmole – Red Rocks to Rockies – Riding the rails in luxury (travelmole.com)

Outside Magazine – The Sustainable Travel Guide To Colorado’s Best Summer Adventures – Outside Online

World Atlas – The 11 Best Colorado Mountain Towns To Visit – WorldAtlas

Angieaway.com – Rocky Mountaineer Luxury Train: New Denver to Moab Route – Angie Away

5280 Magazine – 4 Alternatives to Colorado’s Busiest Hikes – 5280

Roadtrippers  – 9 stops on a summer road trip from Glenwood Springs to Aspen, Colorado – Roadtrippers

Weekender Magazine – Extended Weekend Getaways-Aug. 2022 by Extended Weekend Getaways Magazine – Issuu

Gilbert City Lifestyle – Gilbert, AZ August 2022 by Lifestyle Publications – Issuu

TripstoDiscover.com – 17 Best Family Vacation Spots in Colorado (2022 Guide) – Trips To Discover

Traveldailymedia.com – The Ultimate Colorado Road Trip for Sophisticated Explorers (traveldailymedia.com)

Forbes – 10 Colorado Mountain Towns To Explore This Fall (forbes.com)

Travel Awaits – 11 Luxurious Stops On Colorado’s Hot Springs Loop | TravelAwaits

 Insider.com- Hotel Review: Hotel Colorado, One of the State’s Most Haunted Hotels (insider.com)

Thrillist.com – Rails to Trails: Best Bike Paths in the US With Scenic Views – Thrillist

MSN.com – Legendary Gunfighter Doc Holliday’s Alleged Last Words Before His Death (msn.com)

Territory Supply – 10 Adventurous Things To Do in Colorado in the Fall – Territory Supply

Out There Colorado – Six Colorado towns featured on Country Living’s ‘prettiest winter towns’ list | OutThere Colorado

Denver Post – “What’s new this winter at Colorado’s hot springs”

Travel Awaits – 10 Delicious Restaurants To Experience In Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Fox 31 News Denver – Colorado adventures in December | FOX31 Denver (kdvr.com)

Thorsten Brönner – Bike Roadtrip through Colorado (Print and Online Placements – German Article)


  • Glenwood Springs featured in book 1000 Places to See in the U.S. and Canada Before You Die, 2016, 2011 & 2007 editions
  • Colorado Parent named Glenwood Springs #1 for Colorado Road Trip, #1 for Summer Mountain Getaway, and in the top 5 for Mom Getaway.
  • USA Today/10Best.com, Glenwood Caverns named a Best Cave
  • USA Today/10Best.com,Glenwood Hot Springs: #4 Best Hotel Pool
  • Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park was named the Best Kid-Friendly Outdoor DestinationElevation Outdoors’ 2016 Best of the Rockies
  • Spa of the Rockies, a Top 10 winner, Best for Families, Best for Hot Springs, SpaFinder Wellness
  • America’s Favorite Towns, Glenwood Springs ranked 16, Travel + Leisure
  • Glenwood Springs featured, Hotel Impossible: Airing the Family Business,  Travel Channel
  • Top 10 Small Towns – America’s Best Places To Live and Visit, Livability
  • America’s Best Towns for Fall Colors, Travel + Leisure
  • Glenwood Canyon featured, 10 Best Bucket-list U.S. Monuments and Landmarks, USA Today
  • Alpine Coaster at Glenwood Caverns featured, 10 Best Roller Coaster Rides of Your Life, USA Today and Park World
  • America’s Best Towns for July 4th, Travel + Leisure
  • Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park featured, 5 Places to ‘Get High’ in Colorado (no pot required), TODAY
  • Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park featured, 8 Amazing American Caves, CNN
  • Glenwood Hot Springs featured, 10 Spectacular Ski Resort Pools and Hot Tubs, USA Today
  • Glenwood Hot Springs featured, The 10 Best Hotel Pools in America, Men’s Journal
  • Twenty Best Small Towns in America, Smithsonian Magazine
  • Contender in Budget Travel’s Coolest Small Towns
  • Hotel Colorado named one of America’s Best Hotels for Christmas, Travel & Leisure
  • Spa of the Rockies, Best Mineral or Thermal Spring Spa, SpaFinder Wellness
  • Beautiful Colorado: 50 postcard-perfect images, USA Today
  • Glenwood Hot Springs featured, America’s Most Amazing Hotel Pools, CNN Travel
  • Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park featured on Ride-iculous, Travel Channel
  • Best of the Road – Top 7 Ski Town, Rand McNally & USA Today
  • Glenwood Canyon Zipline Adventures featured on CNBC & MSNBC
  • 10 Great Places to Try Stand-up Paddle Boarding, USA Today
  • 10 Best Scenery-Stealing Biker-Worthy Stretches Of US Route 6, Huffington Post
  • Glenwood Caverns Opens Cliffhanger, Highest Elevation Roller Coaster in US, Huffington Post
  • Best Hotel Pools in the United States for Families, Smarter Travel, Trekaroo
  • Rocky Mountain Hot Pools Warm Winter Bathers, USA Today Go Escape
  • Spa of the Rockies, Best Mineral or Thermal Spring Spa, SpaFinder Wellness
  • Voted America’s Most Fun Small Town, Rand McNally & USA Today Travel
  • Weekend Getaways to Soak Away Stress, Sunset magazine
  • Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park featured on Bert the Conquer episode, Travel Channel and Good Morning America
  • The Pullman, Best New Restaurants, Esquire Magazine
  • Spa of the Rockies, Best Mineral or Thermal Springs Spa, SpaFinder
  • Spa of the Rockies, Best Domestic Mineral Springs Spas, Spa magazine
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Visit Glenwood Springs

Hanging Lake winter hiking reservations are  available through April 30, 2024. The US Forest Service has scheduled a rebuild of the Hanging Lake Trail that is set to begin this spring and last throughout the summer months. Reservations will be available at the discretion of the US Forest Service, continue to check this page for updates. Visit the Hanging Lake page HERE for more information and the booking portal.