Make yourself at home at our Holiday Inn Express® hotels in Grand Junction. Located in a fertile valley at the confluence of the Colorado and Gunnison rivers, Grand Junction is the gateway to Colorado National Monument's stunning sandstone formations.
The network of trails threading past towering russet-colored spires and steep-walled mesas ranges in length from brief walks leading to panoramic overlooks to all-day backcountry treks. Several bike shops in town rent mountain bikes and provide useful advice on trail conditions. Or admire the spectacular landscape from the comfort of your car on Rim Rock Drive's 23-mile loop. One of the best ways to experience the area's beauty is floating down the Colorado River past sheer red cliffs. Our hotels in Grand Junction can provide you with a list of whitewater tour operators offering thrilling half-day or multi-day trips. A serene place to spend a free morning, the 18-hole course at Golf Club at Redlands Mesa is an oasis of green set against a striking backdrop of sunset-colored monoliths.
Our hotels in Grand Junction put you in the heart of Colorado Wine Country. Sample juicy merlot and crisp chardonnay at picturesque vineyards dotting the fertile valley. Numerous boutiques, galleries and restaurants occupy brick buildings in downtown Grand Junction. Dozens of sculptures line the leafy streets, making the downtown area a pleasant place for a leisurely stroll. Snag an outdoor table at a downtown restaurant and watch the passing parade. Order a thick, juicy burger and linger over a mug of locally crafted ale. Nightlife is centered along Main Street's bars and clubs near our Grand Junction hotels.
Choose our Holiday Inn Express hotels in Grand Junction to find sanctuary among the floating butterflies and fragrant blossoms in the greenhouses of the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens and Butterfly House.