If you're getting married in Western Colorado don't be surprised if your out-of-town guests make a mini-vacation out of your big day!
The Rocky Mountains are an incredible place to visit in all seasons and in today's blog post we're chatting about Fall Activities in Western Colorado. You can find our Summer and Winter Activity Guides Here and remember that some of the adventures listed in our Fall Activity Guide can be enjoyed in other seasons!
We know you're busy planning your wedding so acting as a travel planner likely isn't high on your "I Do" To Do List!
Feel free to share a link to this guide on your wedding website and/or in your invitations so your family & friends can get a head start on planning their mountain getaway while they're in town to celebrate with you!
10 FAMILY-FRIENDLY FALL ACTIVITIES IN WESTERN COLORADO
PEACH FARM TOURS - Technically you can head to the peach orchards anytime but if you want catch the delicious peach season in Palisade, CO you'll want to go around mid-August!
HANGING LAKE - Hanging Lake is a super popular and moderate trip the whole family can take. Hanging Lake was formed by a geologic fault according to visitglenwood.com and is totally worth the hike! Round-trip (to hanging lake and back to your car) is 2.4 miles total!
CAVE TOURS - Glenwood Caverns has long been a caving hotspot for tourists! You can choose from a few different tour styles and all ages are welcome!
ADVENTURE PARK - In addition to cave tours Glenwood Caverns is home to the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park which is America's only mountain-top theme park! It's packed with award-winning rides and attractions and you have to take a gondola to get there so.....win-win!
SPAS - Don't forget to relax a little while you're in town, you're on vacation after all! Glenwood Springs has plenty of spas to choose from!
SHOPPING - Some of our favorite little shops in Downtown Glenwood are A La Carte, Elizabeth Dean Boutique and Bluebird Cafe!
HORSEBACK RIDING - Hit the trails with your family and friends on a sunset horseback ride through the mountains!
PUMPKIN PATCH & CORN MAZE - A perfect Fall staple! Pumpkins, hay rides, apple cider and more!
ROCK CLIMBING - Rifle Falls State Park features space rock climbing, camping and picnics!