Grand Junction holidays - Astonishing, adrenalin-fuelled and picturesque
Grand Junction, Colorado sits on the edge of the Colorado National Monument, towering monoliths that form part of the grandest landscapes in the US.
A landscape that entices adventurous travellers
Not far from the Grand Mesa National Forest, Grand Junctions holidays enjoy easy access to a beautiful landscape of rugged mountain scenery and endless horizons.
Things to do in Grand Junction
Very popular for the landscape, Grand Junction is a famous climbing destination for extreme sports enthusiasts, Grand Junction offers excellent hiking and white water rafting in summer and skiing in winter on the Powerhorn. Grand Junction is also the centre of Colorado’s wine production. The Grand Valley region produces many of the top local wines and wineries offer tours.
When to go to Grand Junction
Grand Junction sits in western Colorado and can experience cold winters with average temperatures falling to around -8.4°C in January. Summers can be hot and dry, with averages in July reaching 33.9°C.
- Colorado Mountain Winefest, 15-18 September
- Palisade Peach Festival, Augus
- Grand Mesa National Forest
- Winery tours at Grand River Vineyards
- Colorado National Monument
- Grand Junction Visitors’ Centre
- Annual Wells Fargo Art and Jazz Festival
- Downtown Grand Junction
- Rock climbing guides
- Canyoneering and hiking
- Independence Monument