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Spring Break Deals Aplenty in Colorado

Published 03/12/2010

(Grand Junction, Colorado) – Days are getting longer, temperatures are beginning to climb and flowers are starting to bud in many areas. That means spring break vacations are around the corner.

To celebrate the season, lodging properties in Grand Junction, Colorado are offering “Spring Into Grand Junction” specials throughout the month of March. All packages include breakfast and a free third night of lodging with the rates shown below (taxes not included). Many offer additional specials, such as a complimentary pizza, restaurant discounts, drink coupons, soup/chili dinner and freshly popped popcorn upon arrival.

Participating lodging properties and prices follow. For individual package details, call the individual properties, or visit www.visitgrandjunctions.com and click on “Special Deals.”

- Clarion Inn (888-489-9796): $109/night;
- Main Street Suites (970-242-2525) $119/night;
- Hampton Inn (877-307-5678) $119/night;
- Grand Vista Hotel (800-800-7796) $109/night;
- Comfort Inn (970-245-3335): $119/night;
- Super 8 (970-248-8080): $66/night;
- Junction West RV Park (970-245-8531): $34.95/night;
- Los Altos Bed & Breakfast (970-256-0964): $105/night.

Doubletree Hotel is offering two packages (970-241-8888). One is for $129 a night, the second is $179 per night and includes two rounds of golf and cart rental at the private Bookcliff Country Club.

And when you get there? There’s eating, drinking, outdoor activities – and plenty of sun. Grand Junction (www.visitgrandjunction.com) is the largest city in western Colorado. At an altitude of 4,586 feet, it is warm in the summer and moderate in spring, fall and winter. Boasting more than 275 days of sunshine annually, Grand Junction recently was named one of the eight sunniest cities in the United States by TourismReview.com.

Grand Junction lies in the heart of Colorado’s agricultural region, and is the state’s wine country. Between the Grand Valley and nearby West Elk American Viticultural areas are more than 30 wineries, vineyards and tasting rooms. The city also is located in the heart of the Colorado-Utah Dinosaur Diamond, and is internationally known for its wealth of dinosaur excavation sites, exhibits and fossils. The Museum of Western Colorado (www.dinodigs.org) is one of the world’s pre-eminent dinosaur research facilities.

A mecca for outdoor and recreational activity and exploration, Grand Junction offers year-round golf, hiking and biking. Among spectacular red cliffs and winding canyons are the Grand Mesa, the world’s largest flat-topped mountain, the Colorado National Monument, Bookcliff Wild Horse Area, two national scenic byways and five golf courses.

 
     

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