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The largest city in Western Colorado, located along the Colorado River 30 miles to the Utah border, Grand Junction is in the heart of Colorado’s Wine Country and features some excellent meeting facilities. Fast becoming a major mountain biking destination, the arid Grand Valley, as it is known, is surrounded by stunning flat top mountains and desert like terrain. Outdoor adventures abound in Grand Junction. In addition to ample mountain biking, there are thousands of rock formations to please climbers, miles of river for rafting, fishing, and kayaking, several golf courses, and even skiing at the nearby Powderhorn Resort. The Grand Junction area is home to 21 vineyards and wineries with tastings and some offering tours. And for those more inclined to the indoors, visit the Museum of the West and the Art Center.
Home to the Grand Junction Regional Airport, which offers several flights a day to major US cities, Grand Junction is an easily accessible Western Colorado destination for meetings and groups. There is a wide variety of venues and lodging available in the Grand Junction area, and many of the area vineyards provide for unique meeting and event venues.
Many festivals and special events are held in Grand Junction throughout the year, including the Grand Junction Art and Jazz Festival, Pork & Hops BBQ & Brew Fest, Rock Jam, Colorado Lavender Festival, Spring Barrel Tasting, Palisade Peach Festival, Summer Concerts at Grande River Vineyards, and Country Jam. Grand Junction is an ideal Western Colorado destination filled with adventures, epic views, city conveniences, and budget friendly options.