Grand Junction is a treasure trove of places to see and visit. Aside from having a tour of its amazing rock formations which the area is widely known for, there are a lot of things to do in Grand Junction that will fill up your day.
Why not take a tour of the Cross Orchards? It is one of the best spots in Grand Junction which is located at 3073 F Road, Grand Junction CO 81504. It is a 24-acre site which was once part of the fruit ranch measuring 243 acres and was operated by the Red Cross Land and Fruit Company as an agricultural showcase. It was one of the largest local orchards and it was filled with acres of apple, pear and peach trees. Today it listed in as a historic place in the National Register. This became the venue for a lot of events all through the year which includes the famous Wild West Days that features reenactment of old-time music, train robberies, authentic native American costumes and arts.
How about Downtown Grand Junction? There are a lot of things to do in Grand Junction Downtown. The Grand Junction City established the DDA in 1977 after it was approved by select downtown property businesses and owners through an election. The downtown area was created to provide a place where economic development can be facilitated and to enhance the vitality of the community through its capital investments and construction. Here you will see a lot of business establishments, restaurants, high end boutiques, outdoor fountains, al fresco dining, art galleries and many more. All this while surrounded with the charming rustic flavor with its tree lined streets and a friendly community.
One of the best spots in Grand Junction to go ice skating is the Glacier Ice Arena. This state-of-the-art multi service ice skating facility is built with NHL regulated sheet size ice, a snack bar, locker rooms, party room and arcade. You can go ice skating, figure skating, play hockey, broomball and other ice skating sports. You can also watch the games of your favorite hockey teams in this arena. Skates from all ages and skill levels have circled the rink while other skaters have taken a step higher. You can enroll for private skating lessons the arena offers, join the summer camps or the figure skating clubs, the hockey leagues or try your luck and enter an ice skating competition. The Glacier is the coolest place in town where birthday parties, team building activities and private events take place.