Glenwood Springs, Colorado, is known for its rich Western history as well as its timeless hot springs. Dubbed "America's Most Fun Small Town," it is home to the world's largest hot springs pool, which has attracted visitors since 1888 with its year-round water temperatures ranging from 90 to 93 degrees Fahrenheit. Visitors can bring their own food and drinks or purchase convenient fare from the spring-side restaurant. Whether the sun is shining or the snow is falling, the pools are open almost every day of the year.
The town is a short two hour drive from Denver International Airport (DEN). Downtown Glenwood Springs is the town's main shopping district and is brimming with lodging options, and independently owned shops in historic buildings. Whether you're looking for unique clothing boutiques, outdoor gear suppliers, home décor, or antiques; you'll find a great store and welcoming staff at every turn.
Spring and summer are Colorado's peak travel seasons. The area farmers' markets are eager to pop up as soon as spring arrives. Every Tuesday from late March to early fall, the Downtown Market at Ninth Street and Grand Avenue is teeming with fresh produce, locally made bread, honey and wine. Saturday mornings provide another market where local farmers peddle their fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables.