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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

Reservations to hike Hanging Lake are released on a weekly basis every Tuesday at 8:00 am MDT. 

 Visit the Hanging Lake page HERE for more information and the booking portal.