After lunch, go for a stroll and explore Glenwood Springs’ shops; you never know what you’re going to find. Wander from store to store—shopping is a great way to explore at a leisurely pace. Retail therapy is also a fun social activity. Bring your friends along, or if you’re on your own, chat up store owners about their merchandise. Either way, shopping is a proven mood booster and another relaxing way to spend an afternoon in Glenwood Springs. From souvenirs to swimwear, cowboy hats to candy, and backpacks to books, you’ll find treasures to take home. Glenwood Springs has it all—from national retailers to locally-owned boutiques. The main shopping areas include downtown Glenwood Springs, North Glenwood, The Meadows, the Glenwood Springs Mall, and the Roaring Fork Marketplace. During the harvest season, there are also farmers’ markets on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
While many visitors to Glenwood Springs like to go to the extreme with action-packed adventures, rest assured you don’t have to. If the only activity you want to pursue with intensity is relaxation, you can’t go wrong indulging in a little well-deserved R&R—Glenwood Springs style at a relaxing Colorado spa.