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Mesa State Games

  If you’ll be in Grand Junction during the holiday season, you’re right in time to check out some stellar local games! The Colorado Mesa Mavericks are in the midst of women’s basketball, men’s basketball, swimming and soccer season. Catch the men’s and women’s Invitational against CMU on Saturday, November 21st right before you head…

Must Stop Coffee Shops in Grand Junction

  You only need to travel as far as your in-room coffeemaker or to the hotel lobby for the delicious complimentary Arabica cups for great java in Grand Junction. However, many travelers like to explore, telecommute from local coffee shops, or go on a hunt for a new favorite hot spot while on vacation. Start…

Most Popular Trip Advisor Outings in Grand Junction

There are endless options for outings in Grand Junction, starting with the Colorado National Monument, just eleven miles from your Mesa University hotel. Vineyards and wineries surround the area, and a park with a lake flanked by orchards is only steps away. The historical Grand Junction area is spilling over with apple orchards, and you’ll…

Best Irish Pubs in Grand Junction

Grand Junction hotels might be hours away from Ireland, but you don’t have to travel far for a great pint. Try out Kannah Creek Brewing Company for craft beers, microbrews, and the kind of passionately made pints that you normally only get on the other side of the pond. Bin 707 Foodbar dishes up great…

Vineyards and Wineries in Grand Junction

Welcome to Wine Country, where vineyards and wineries are open year-round to Grand Junction residents and visitors. Graystone Winery specializes in port wine and offers an intimate, boutique setting, but don’t let the size fool you. This winery has won double gold in international competitions. The Garfield Estates Vineyard and Winery is another great option,…

Explore the Colorado National Monument

Preserving one of the most regal landscapes in the west, the Colorado National Monument is a short drive from Grande River hotel and a must-see for anyone traveling in this region. Surrounded by sky-high monoliths and featuring stunning canyons and plateaus, it’s a true natural wonder. Discover the other-worldly red rock canyons and the twists…

Fuoco Motor Company Car Show

Downtown Grand Junction is host to many events, festivals and activities each year, providing a fun time to locals and visitors alike. Each year, around the end of September, the streets of Downtown are filled with the rumble of motors as hundreds of cars pour in for the annual Fuoco Motor Company Car Show.  This…