15 Grand Summer Adventures
As the snow melts and the rivers swell in Grand County, our thoughts turn to the simple pleasures of summer... like these...
From Denver by way of eastern Grand County
US Highway 40 from I-70 west, cross the Continental Divide over Berthoud Pass to enter through Winter Park and Fraser Valley.
From Denver by way of western Grand County
I-70 west to Silverthorne, go 38 miles north on Highway 9 to enter through Kremmling.
From western Colorado
I-70 east to Wolcott, north on 131 to State Bridge, turn right. Take Trough Road 25 miles to Kremmling.
Greyhound Bus Services has a daily route between Denver to Salt Lake City with stops in Granby and Winter Park. Tickets may be purchased online at www.greyhound.com/home.
The California Zephyr runs daily between Chicago and San Francisco, coursing through the plains of Nebraska to Denver, across the Rockies to Salt Lake City,and then through Reno and Sacramento into Emeryville/San Francisco.
Catch the train in Denver or any other station along the route and make your way to Grand County, Colorado. The Zephyr stops twice in the county at the Granby and Fraser/Winter Park stations.
Reserve a spacious coach seat for your journey or, for a more luxurious experience, reserve a roomette or bedroom in one of the Superliner sleeping cars.
The Granby (Grand County) & Kremmling (McElroy Field) airports offer a convenient alternative to commercial flights for General Aviation enthusiasts. These public airports are the perfect place for private plane access to Grand County. Fun Fact: The Granby (Grand County) airport is home to the "Emily Warner Field" honoring Emily Warner, America's First Female Airline Captain.
Both airports offer:
Colorado's Great Lakes Region (Lake Granby, Shadow Mountain Lake, and Grand Lake)
Wolford Mountain and Williams Fork Reservoirs
Rocky Mountain National Park
Resorts of Winter Park/MaryJane and Sol Vista Ski Basin
For more information on Kremmling Airport click here!
Mountain Travelers is located in Grand Lake, but serves Grand County and all of Colorado with a 15 passenger Luxury Coach. If you are flying into DIA, let Mountain Travelers bring your entire family/group up to Grand County. We offer an enclosed trailer for luggage, ski & snowboard gear, wedding presents, etc. Luxury Coach 15 passenger bus equipped with reading lights, audip and video, USB charing ports and more!