The Best of Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs is the best!

Check out what America’s top publications have to say.


8 Amazing American Caves

“Far beneath our feet, amazing caverns yawn and twist.”

Travel and Leisure

America’s Best Towns for Fall Colors

“Autumn can start making an appearance as soon as early September in these parts, and leaf-peepers trek to Glenwood Springs in droves to watch summer green change to aspen gold.”

USA Today

Ten Best Bucket List US Monuments and Landmarks

“I’m just stunned every time I drive through it. The combination of the big rock faces, the mountains and the power of the river, and the way they seamlessly put the road in is spectacular.”

USA Today and Park World

10 Best Roller Coaster Rides of Your Life

“Theme parks keep adding roller coasters, but the key to a thrilling ride hasn’t changed.”

USA Today

10 Spectacular Ski Resort Pools and Hot Tubs

“As your ski trip progresses, you might find yourself spending more time soaking in the pool than skiing the slopes.”

Men’s Journal

The 10 Best Hotel Pools in America

“The world’s largest hot springs pool will relax and rejuvenate you while you stare at the Rockies.”


Top 10 Small Towns – America’s Best Places to Live and Visit

“(Winning towns are) are filled with unpretentious people who want to preserve what makes their places unique. These are the best small towns in America.”

Mile High Mamas

Colorado Family Travel: 20+ Best Winter Vacation Ideas

“The equivalent of 35 miles of lights has transformed the Park into a twinkly winter wonderland atop Iron Mountain. A giant lighted Christmas tree takes center stage with visits from Santa and carolers adding to the festive spirit.”

Travel and Leisure

America’s Best Towns for July 4th

“(P)rime time for soaking in the hot springs pool (the biggest in the world), as well as rafting and kayaking through Glenwood Canyon on the Colorado River.”


5 Places to Get High in Colorado (No Pot Required)

“(R)iders can look down and see the Colorado River almost a quarter-mile below their feet.”