"Images of America: Grand County" Book Launch
Join your fellow history lovers for the launch of "Images of America: Grand County" by Penny Rafferty Hamilton,...read more
Founded in 1905, the sleepy mountain town of Granby, Colorado is quickly gaining popularity as the "in" destination any time of year for vacationers with its friendly atmosphere, ideal location and climate, and close proximity to Denver.
Nestled in the majestic Rocky Mountain Valley at an elevation of 7,935 ft, surrounded by Rocky Mountain National Park with breathtaking views of the Continental Divide, Granby, Colorado is in the heart of something truly grand. Granby offers a western hospitality and friendly small town vibe that makes visitors feel right at home. Stroll down the charming main street to discover fantastic restaurants, one-of-a-kind souvenirs and outdoors supplies for your next adventure.
Granby is brimming with exciting activities to enjoy all summer long like hiking, camping, world-class golfing, mountain biking, boating, rafting, horseback riding, and hunting. Granby is also home to some of Colorado's finest fishing, including a portion of the Colorado River designated as Gold Medal Waters. The Fraser River also runs right through town, and Colorado's third-largest lake, Lake Granby, is just a 10-minute drive away.
During the winter, Granby transforms into a snowy wonderland. Catch a lift up the mountains and go downhill skiing or snowboarding at Granby Ranch ski resort. Tear it up on a snowmobile, go ice fishing, or simply take in the winter beauty from one of Granby's picturesque cross-country skiing areas or snowshoeing trails. For a truly unique adventure, you can even book yourself a dog sled or horse-drawn sleigh ride!
With most of the county's main attractions, including Winter Park Ski Resort, Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Lake and Hot Sulphur Springs within a 20-mile radius of the town, Granby is the perfect base for exploring all that Grand County has to offer. Granby is one of Colorado's best kept secrets – plan your next getaway to explore this hidden gem.
Shopping in the Granby area has never been better. Whatever you need, from groceries to furniture and everything in between, Granby's got it. There are shops with music and shops with clothing. There are tackle stores and hardware stores. You can find boots or birthday cards. The stores keep all sorts of treasures behind their doors. Enjoy!read more
Visit Granby and you can eat in Germany, Italy, Mexico, China or the good ole USA. All the restaurants in town have hamburgers on the menu, but their specialties vary. Whatever you crave, you'll probably find it, so prepare your taste buds for a deliciously good time in Granby's pleasant, comfortable, friendly restaurants.read more