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Colorado is popular for its ski towns. Glenwood Springs embodies the traditional ski town but has a rich history and a variety of activities to keep any traveler satisfied during and season. Most notorious for its volcanic hot springs and the Location of the famous Hotel Colorado, this quaint town has a lot to offer. These top destinations help to add to Glenwood’s appeal:
With its crystal clear reflective waters, Hanging Lake is should be on everyone’s list of travel destinations. Located in the Glenwood Canyon, this serene location will take your breath away. The parking area for the lake is located 7 miles East of Glenwood Springs, Colorado. To preserve the natural beauty of the lake, there is no parking near the lake. You park in the designated parking areas and hike 1.2 miles into the canyon. The trail is steep and difficult, but the scenery is worth it. This makes it the perfect day trip when you visit Glenwood Springs.
The Hotel Colorado is a gorgeous Italianate hotel that has a rich history. Many presidents made this their usual travel destination when visiting the West. One of these presidents happened to be Teddy Roosevelt and because of his frequent visits, the hotel was nicknamed “The little White House in The West.”
Glenwood Hot Springs Pool
The healing and relaxing nature of these pools will help you get the most of your vacation. They have pools that range in temperature that allows you to be able to swim outside for most of the year. This place is perfect for families.
Sunlight Mountain Resort combines staying at a resort with skiing. This is the perfect destination for a winter vacation.
Looking over the City of Glenwood Springs are the famous Fairy caves. To get to them, you must take the tram up to the restaurant and gift shop. While waiting for the next tour, try some of the many park activities and rides. Everyone should try the Alpine coaster. This coaster takes you down the side of the mountain at many speeds. This is the perfect destination for families and anyone that wants to enjoy the view.
The canyon is a home to many scenic points and animals. The Colorado River runs through the canyon and is a popular place to white-water raft and Kayak.
Yampah Spas and Vapor Caves
These caves were once known for their healing properties. This modern-day spa is the perfect place for some Rest and relaxation.
Enjoy your travels and make sure to visit historic Glenwood Springs, Colorado.