The Bucket Lister

Some people are content to have average lives, and average adventures. Not you. As you enjoy your best years, now’s the time to pursue those big, “what if?” adventures and make the most of every day. Grand County's pristine lakes, awe-inspiring mountains, and vast backcountry have exactly what you need to fill your cup and empty your bucket list, and we can't wait to share them with you.

Whether you're eBiking singletrack trails, camping in a backcountry hut or yurt, soaring through the sky on a zip line or simply taking in the incredible Rocky Mountain views, here in Grand County once-in-a-lifetime moments happen every day.

In between adventures, explore our five Rocky Mountain towns. Varying from quaint mountain towns and ski villages to charming lakeside escapes, there's never a shortage of Main Streets to stroll, theatres to visit, or gourmet mountain flavors to taste when you're exploring the real Colorado. 


Nothing beats the joy of hanging out at a mountain lake in the summertime. Grand County has some of Colorado's best lakes and reservoirs, most of which are typically accessible late May through September, for sailing, boating, fishing, sunbathing and much more.

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Hot Springs & Spas

In Grand County, there are plenty of ways to relax—but one of the best ways to unwind is in a Colorado hot spring or at one of the area's pampering spas.

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Hot Air Ballooning

Adventure, excitement, romance. Leave your inhibitions on the ground as you peacefully soar over miles of open wilderness in your wind-guided craft. Let the wind take you where it may—each hot air balloon trip follows a unique path, dependant on the strength and direction of the wind that day.

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Horseback Riding

Adventure to cowboy country and experience the excitement of the authentic American West. Horseback riding has always been more than just a recreational pursuit in Grand County. Here, it's a way of life. 

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With 1,000 miles of streams, 1,000 acres of high mountain lakes, and 11,000 acres of reservoirs, Grand County's abundant resources accommodate fishing of all kinds. Enjoy world-class fishing in our gold medal waters that flow throughout Grand County.

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At 8,000 feet above sea level, the air is thin, enabling your ball to fly farther and making Colorado's high country the perfect place to unwind with a round of golf. With four world-class courses, Grand County is quickly becoming a mountain golf paradise.

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