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Grand Junction Travel Guide

Grand Junction is found along the Colorado River and is the largest city on the western slope of Colorado. Surrounded by natural beauty and the Colorado National Monument and Grand Mesa, Grand Junction’s landscape is a paradise for mountain bikers and hikers. The Colorado River flows through the city, meaning you can take on the water rapids by raft. Besides the fantastic recreational activities, downtown Grand Junction is vibrant with boutiques, art galleries and eateries to suit everyone’s tastes. Known as the heart of Colorado wine country, don't miss the largest wine festival in the state held right here in Grand Junction!

Things to Do in Grand Junction

Top things to do include exploring the Grand Mesa and enjoying nature. Trails are peaceful and open up to beautiful scenery. You can wander through the forest, as well as go fishing and boating in the lakes. You can also admire the towering red rock from Colorado National Monument. The views are incredible on hikes, with more than 14 miles to cover. To step back in history, enjoy a trip to the Museum of the West. Here you can ride in a stagecoach like the old days, as well as see the firearms that were used by outlaws. You can also experience how the settlers lived in the 1900s at Cross Orchards Historic site. Guides teach about farming and there are historical buildings to explore, including the Uintah Railway.

Best Time to Visit Grand Junction

The best time to spend a vacation in Grand Junction is during the summer months when you can get out on an adventure. In addition, early fall is popular before it gets too cold.

Price and Availability Index in Grand Junction

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Grand Junction is in May, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Grand Junction is in the high season in June. Grand Junction has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Grand Junction tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Grand Junction tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Grand Junction

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Grand Junction. The warmest months in Grand Junction are June and April, when temperatures reach 102 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -4 ˚F. The wettest month in Grand Junction is January with 1.01 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.01 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Grand Junction

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, VRBO, priceline and more. We have 751 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Grand Junction ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. A trip to Grand Junction can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $13 per night. On average, a place to stay in Grand Junction will cost you $105 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 303 accommodations in Grand Junction that have WiFi. 50 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 39 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Grand Junction, you'll want to pick from 305 places to stay that provide parking. 36 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

AllTheRooms has 115 pet-friendly places to stay in Grand Junction, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 7 providers in Grand Junction, including 212 places to stay from Airbnb, 63 accommodations from VRBO and 19 places to stay from priceline

468 of our places to stay in Grand Junction have been rated by previous guests. They rated 78% as excellent or good. 156 accommodations allow instant booking.

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