Jump into Adventure in Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Located on the western slope of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, along I-70 between Vail and Aspen, Glenwood Springs is family friendly, affordable and blessed with a remarkable mix of geological wonders.
Visit Glenwood Springs and Soak it All in!
For more than a century, visitors from around the globe have been putting Glenwood Springs, Colorado, on their travel itineraries. In this budget-friendly destination, you’ll find amazing geological wonders including hot springs, vapor caves, two rivers and a canyon, all surrounded by the glorious Colorado Rocky Mountains. It’s no wonder USA Today and Rand McNally named Glenwood Springs “America’s Most Fun Town”!
Legendary Hot Springs
The world’s largest mineral hot springs pool, Glenwood Hot Springs Pool has been welcoming visitors to swim and soak for well over a century. Go underground at the Yampah Vapor Caves for a natural steam bath like you’ve never experienced. The hot springs have even left their mark high atop Iron Mountain, where Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is located. Guides escort visitors into a subterranean world where cave formations are preserved in a pristine state.
Exceptional, Family-Friendly Skiing
Just minutes from downtown Glenwood Springs, Sunlight Mountain Resort is an affordable family destination. The value-priced Sunlight ski-swim-stay packages have been a favorite for decades. Also nearby are the ski destinations of Aspen, Snowmass and Vail. Bundle these world-class resorts with affordable lodging in Glenwood Springs, and you’ll enjoy your vacation with a little extra cash in your pocket.
Memorable Outdoor Adventures
It couldn’t be easier to find adventures in Glenwood Springs, which is surrounded by mountains and two rivers. Start by hiking to Hanging Lake or biking in Glenwood Canyon; hundreds of miles of trails provide endless options. The Colorado and Roaring Fork rivers offer unparalleled recreation choices including whitewater rafting and fishing. Glenwood Whitewater Activity Area is one of the best in the world, attracting kayakers and stand-up paddleboard enthusiasts.
And there’s so much more. Go paragliding off Red Mountain in summer, hunting in the White River National Forest in fall and Nordic skiing and snowshoeing in winter. All year ‘round, enjoy dining at award-winning restaurants and checking out the full calendar of events. For a real thrill, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park features the highest elevation rollercoaster in North America.
Glenwood Springs is a place where you can design your ideal vacation and then relax and soak it all in!