Founded in 1905, the sleepy mountain town of Granby, Colorado is quickly becoming known as the "in" destination for vacationers for its friendly atmosphere, great 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 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 great restaurants, one of a kind souvenirs or outdoors supplies for your next adventure in Granby.
Granby is brimming with exciting activities to enjoy all summer long like hiking, world-class golfing, mountain biking, boating, rafting, horseback riding, hunting, Gold Medal Waters, and trophy lake fishing on any of the lakes surrounding Granby. During the winter, Granby is not short of things to do either. Go skiing at Granby Ranch, tear it up on snowmobile, go ice fishing, dog sledding or take in all the beauty around you on a snowshoeing trail. Granby has something for everyone to do year round.
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.
Phone: 970-887-2311 or 1-800-325-1661
January - Three Lakes Ice Fishing Contest
June - Ride the Rockies
July - Flying Heels Rodeo
July - "Largest Small Town Parade" on the 4th
September – Oktoberfest
Golf at one of the four world-class courses surrounding Granby
Ski or snowboard at Ski Granby Ranch
Stay at an authentic Dude Ranch
Fish in Gold Medal Waters
Peruse the local farmers market every Friday in the summer
Accommodations in Granby include numerous dude ranches, small motels, bed and breakfasts, inns, condominiums, vacation homes and a 342-room inn with a 21,000 square foot convention center. Click here to discover Granby accommodations hand-tailored to your needs:
For more information call 970-887-2311 or visit the chamber's website.
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