Granby Ranch Announces Summer Golf Event Calendar

Golf_105-Golf Granby Ranch rounds up summer fun and competition on its beautiful mountain course

Granby, Colo. – Granby Ranch, the four-season mountain getaway located 90 minutes from Denver, today released its summer line-up of golf events. Golf Granby Ranch boasts one of the most beautiful mountain golf courses in Colorado as well as a friendly atmosphere for golfers of all levels and affordable green fees. Competitive tournaments and championships, family-friendly playtime and youth camps assure summertime fun on the Golf Granby Ranch greens that won’t be subpar.

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Five Unexpected Takes on Classic Grand Junction Adventures

GJ logoGRAND JUNCTION, Colo. April 7, 2015 – Located in Colorado’s Wine Country, just a few hours west of Denver, Grand Junction sits amid one of the most beautiful outdoor playgrounds in the country. In a landscape dramatically different from anywhere else in Colorado, surrounded by rivers, canyons, mesas and mountains to explore, there’s no shortage of activities to enjoy, including rafting the Colorado River, hiking Colorado National Monument, mountain biking, and so much more. Below are five ideas for those looking to get off the beaten path, and experience a one-of-a-kind Grand Junction, Colorado adventure.

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Winter Park & Fraser Chamber Announces 33rd Annual Winter Park Jazz Festival, July 18-19

– Lineup in Colorado’s Favorite PlaygroundTM includes Baby Face, Morris Day & The Time, tickets go on sale April 1 –

Jazz Festival 2(2)Winter Park, Colo. – Today, the Winter Park & Fraser Chamber announced the dates, lineup and ticket sales information for the 33rd Annual Winter Park Jazz Festival, part of the Odell Brewing Concert Series, presented by Colorado Access and Real Estate of Winter Park, to be held in Hideaway Park, located in downtown Winter Park, on July 18-19.

The headliner for the Saturday, July 18 performance is an 11-time Grammy winner with 11 solo albums of his own – Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds. In modern pop music history few creative forces have been more seminal or impacted the contemporary pop/urban genres as much as Edmonds. In a relatively short time he has reached icon status as a poignant tune smith, prolific hit maker/producer, superstar recording artist, and revolutionary label owner.

The Sunday, July 19 headliner is Morris Day & The Time. Morris Day burst onto the public scene with the group’s self-titled album, The Time, which included “Get It Up,” “Cool,” and “Girl.” Soon after the world was introduced to the former Prince band member and music marvel, the group went on to record three more albums, including What Time Is It? and Ice Cream Castle. The later album, the group’s most popular, is best remembered for the infectious singles “Jungle Love” and the Rufus Thomas-influenced, “The Bird.” With their palpable pop energy and catchy choruses, the songs were hits on both urban and pop radio.

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Travelers Find Mountains of Summer Activities, Attractions and Fun in Grand County, Colorado

RANGER HIKE webFrom family dude ranch vacations and authentic outdoor adventures to water sport retreats and romantic respites, Grand County offers the perfect Colorado escape.

Grand County, Colo. (summer 2015) – Travelers looking for an unforgettable, affordable summer vacation in one of Colorado’s most scenic destinations should look no farther than Grand County. Located 67 miles northwest of Denver, on the western side of Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand County is dotted with authentic western towns such as Winter Park, Grand Lake, Granby, Hot Sulpur Springs and Kremmling. Surrounded by wide open spaces and National Forests, these gems offer spectacular mountain vistas, including the Continental Divide. Home to Colorado’s largest natural lake, Grand Lake, and the headwaters of the Colorado River, Grand County offers the most accessible water for recreation in the state. It is also a top destination for mountain biking, fly fishing, and dude and guest ranch experiences. With unique and affordable accommodation options, Grand County offers a truly memorable Colorado retreat. Below is a sample of what’s making news Continue reading

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Mountain Lodge Sponsors Telluride Mountainfilm Film Festival, May 22-25

-Upscale Telluride resort offers special discount for festival attendees-

 Telluride, Colo. – The upscale resort Mountain Lodge Telluride announced today its role as premier sponsor of the annual Telluride Mountainfilm film festival, May 22-25. Ideally situated midway up Telluride Mountain with panoramic views of the majestic San Juan Mountains, Mountain Lodge will host some of the festival’s events in its comfortably rustic lodge. The resort makes trip planning easy for festival attendees, offering a 25 percent discount with the promo code FILM.

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Mountain Lodge at Telluride Introduces New Director of Food & Beverage

- New chef elevates experience at The View Bar & Grill at upscale Telluride, Colo., resort -

Chef Bud sitting by the fireplace1Telluride, Colo. – The Mountain Lodge Telluride, has hired a new Director of Food and Beverage, Chef Bud Thomas, for its onsite restaurant, The View Bar & Grill. Chef Bud, as he likes to be called, comes to the upscale Telluride resort by way of Restaurant Rev in Telluride, which earned a 4-star rating from Forbes Travel Guide and four-diamond ratings from AAA over the two years that he was at the helm. Continue reading

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Sweetwater County, Wyo., Announces Dates, Details for Summer Events

- Southwest Wyoming hosts runs, rodeos and more-

sweetwater_logoSweetwater County, Wyo.Sweetwater County Travel and Tourism in southwest Wyoming today announced the dates of its signature summer events. From family-friendly to zany here’s what’s in store this summer in Sweetwater County. For a complete line-up check out the Sweetwater County Events Calendar. Continue reading

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Winter Park & Fraser Chamber Media Newsletter – February 2015

Colorado’s Favorite Playground’ puts fun on the menu for vacationers

Have you heard the latest from the Winter Park & Fraser Chamber? Here’s information on what’s new to do, where to nosh, and which events to attend in Colorado’s Favorite Playground. To learn more and book lodging visit www.playwinterpark.com.

 

DaVinci’s is just one of three new restaurants that recently opened in Winter Park.

DaVinci’s is just one of three new restaurants that recently opened in Winter Park.

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Sweetwater County, Wyo., Names Top Ways to Experience the Wild West on Vacation

- Unleash the inner pioneer with Southwest Wyoming attractions, activities, events-

Sweetwater County, Wyo. – Wyoming is synonymous with the Wild West. Today, Sweetwater County Travel and Tourism in southwest Wyoming announced the top six unique ways to embrace the Wild West culture on vacation to Rock Springs or Green River.

  • See where outlaw Butch Cassidy earned his nickname.  Visit the town of Rock Springs and go to South Main Street to see a building that once housed the butcher shop where Robert LeRoy Parker – a.k.a. Butch Cassidy – worked and earned his nickname. Unable to be satisfied working an honest job, Cassidy left Rock Springs and continued drifting and outlawing.

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15 Ways to Explore Grand Junction in 2015

GJ logoFrom beautiful new wineries and exciting culinary happenings, to anniversary celebrations and unique events, Grand Junction, Colorado is buzzing with news and activities for the year ahead

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - February 2015 – Located in Colorado’s Wine Country, just a few hours west of Denver, Grand Junction provides visitors a truly unique Colorado escape.  With access to more than 20 wineries, 3,000 square miles of state and federally protected public lands, outstanding recreation activities including biking, hiking and fishing,  some of the best golf in the state, unique shopping and dining experiences, and much more, Grand Junction offers a variety of memorable vacation opportunities. Here are 15 ways to explore Grand Junction in 2015: Continue reading

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