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Get your outdoor fix in Glenwood Springs

For rock-strewn caves and great hiking terrain, you need to take a trip to Glenwood Springs. Famous for the Glenwood Springs natural hot springs, this town also features many shopping sites, dining options, and outdoor recreation activities for the whole family. It doesn’t matter where you book Glenwood Springs vacation rentals, as the city has been recognized as one of the most walkable towns in the United States. One hot spot you can’t miss is the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, which lets you take a walk through rock formations and caves shaped thousands of years ago.

Explore the natural wonders of Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs has tons of offerings for water sports, such as kayaking, fishing, and rafting, thanks to the convergence of the Roaring Fork River and the Colorado River. To dry off, try your hand at rock climbing, hiking, horseback riding, paragliding, or an ATV tour. If these sound too active for you, take a soak in the large hot mineral springs pool at the Glenwood Hot Springs. If it’s raining, try exploring some of the area’s complex cave systems on a guided tour or going to a show at the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue.

Embrace the fresh air attitude of Glenwood Springs

The main Glenwood Springs points of interest are Glenwood Hot Springs, Yampah Hot Springs, and Iron Mountain Hot Springs. At these locations, you’ll be able to relax and experience a spa-like atmosphere with steam baths, mineral-based treatments, and more. Another attraction that lures in visitors is Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, which lets you explore subterranean passages. Thrill-seekers will love the canyon swings and roller coasters above the caverns. Glenwood Springs vacation rentals are also close to numerous natural attractions, such as the White River National Forest and Hanging Lake.

Enjoy mild weather in Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs has a pleasantly mild climate that makes the city enjoyable to visit year-round. Glenwood Springs weather is typically semi-arid, with some microclimates near rivers that get cooler and damper air. For balmy temperatures in the 80s, try visiting during the summer months between June and August. Spring and fall are slightly cooler, while winter temperatures are known to drop down below 20 degrees. December through February are great times to visit if you are interested in skiing or snowboarding at the Sunlight Mountain Resort.

Peruse the geothermal features of Glenwood Springs

Located at the confluence of the Roaring Fork River and the Colorado River, Glenwood Springs rests in a valley bordered by Lookout Mountain and Horse Mountain. Any of Glenwood Springs vacation rentals will offer spectacular views of these reddish sandstone cliffs in the distance. With the two rivers running through town, the area has an ample water supply that also provides many Glenwood Springs activities for visitors. Nearby is the White River National Forest, a preserve of 2.3 million acres of land which is home to a number of native plant and animal species.