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The Grandeur of Grand Junction
Getting situated in Grand Junction corporate housing is not too difficult. Grand Junction is a friendly town that offers the nature lover some of the best living conditions in the country. The city borders the Colorado River which flows on the city’s west side. The river then splits just south of the city and forms the Gunnison River that continues south while the Colorado meanders eastward forming tributaries that leave and rejoin it at a number of locations.
The people here are very welcoming, and everyone here seems to be in a good mood, especially when the sun is out, which is quite often. There are a lot of things to do in this town, be it outdoor sports, hiking, biking or even getting to know the local industries and vineyards. Bring a bicycle when you come here, or buy one as soon as you get here. It is a great place to bike to work, to the grocers or even along some of the really spectacular trails. Enjoy the people, taste the wine, savor the food, and by the time you leave, Grand Junction will be a part of you.
Dining Places While Staying in Grand Junction Corporate Housing
Food in Grand Junction is easily found, so you won't be limited to take-out meals in your Grand Junction furnished apartment. Forget the TV, certainly forget the TV dinners, and step out on the town every evening and get to know this amazing city. Better yet, grab a bite and find a park and enjoy the outdoors. Its great to be in Colorado.
- il Bistro Italiano on Main St.: This place is open for lunch and dinner. Don't be surprised that this will become one of your favorite hangouts while you are in Grand Junction after you try it. The chefs do a really good job of creating individual tastes and presenting in such an appetizing flare. The owners are Italian and so, you now that the spread is going to be reflective of that. Everything is a pleasant departure from the ordinary on the Lunch and Dinner menu, but make sure you try the Creme Brulee. You will love it.
- Nepal Restaurant on Main St.: A little taste of India and Nepal, two different countries that offer different interpretations of the same spices and herbs. You will find dishes that complement each other in curious tastes where the five basic tastes of spicy, sour, sweet, bitter and salty all come together like a symphony. Try the samosa on the appetizer menu, you won't get enough of it and you will keep coming back for more.
- Kannah Creek Brewing Company on N. 12th St.: Food, fresh beer and great people are the ingredients to a great day. The pizza here is brilliant, and so is everything else that you could grab on a quick lunch or a slow happy hour. If its a sit down meal that strikes your fancy, the pasta and the fresh sauces hand made by brilliant chefs will get you on your way. Whatever you order make sure you wash it down with the freshly brewed beer they have available.
- Suehiro Japanese Restaurant on Main St.: If its Japanese food that tickles your palette then this is the place you should get familiar with. It offers some of the best Japanese food this side of the Rockies and you will be hard pressed to beat its selection, presentation and fresh ingredients. The sake bar and the wine list is also extensive which makes it a great place to stop for drinks before dinner. From drinks, to bites to dinner and dessert and a nightcap, its an all-evening affair you will enjoy.
- 626 on Rood on Rood Ave.: The name is its address. It's No 626 on Rood Ave. Get it? There's lots of food, wine, liquor and desserts that will make you smile like a kid. The lunch menu, is not designed for a quick getaway so prepare to spend some time here, especially on a Sunday. On a good day, make sure you take advantage of the patio which will elevate your appetite. For dinner, try the Apple Wood Smoked Sea Scallops. Yes, even the sound of it is mouth watering.
Things to do in Grand Junction
If you are an outdoors kind of person, you've just landed in heaven. If you are an indoors kind of person, well you're going to be converted very soon, as the red rocks of Colorado, the crisp fresh air coupled with the rivers and the snow-capped ranges whisk you into another dimension. To get you started and make sure you're not spending one minute more than necessary around your corporate housing in Grand Junction.
There are just so many things to do in Grand Junction and if you were to add the surrounding areas, you will realize there is no reason for you to spend your time at home. If you are budget-conscious, that's fine, a lot of the hiking trails and biking trails, even the museums and galleries are usually free or charge a nominal amount. Nature is meant to be enjoyed by everyone and in Grand Junction you can.
- Biking: One of the best things to do in the cool, crisp air of Grand Junction is to go biking. There are a number of trails and you can try them all if you are here long enough. There are more than just a few trails in Grand Junction. The one that's really scenic is Monument Trail that goes up just about 800 feet but traverses about 30 miles. If you want something shorter, is the Short ride thats just about 10 miles and is pretty flat elevation wise. So its a good tral to cut your teeth. shorter routes like the Riverside Parkway to Pine St Course is near Washington Park and one to Grand Falls near Melrose park are just about a third of a mile. If you need assistance or equipment, you can get in touch with Ruby Canyon Cycles.
- Golf: There are a number of really great courses here in Grand Junction. Adobe Creek is one of the favorites if you are into scenic golf. In the background you will find the Colorado National Monument. Another course that's awesome here is the Chipeta Golf Course, with its 18 holes and view of the Grand Mesa and Bookcliffs. Neither are too much of a hassle to get too. They're a short drive outside the city limits.
- Skiing and Snowboarding: The closest fantastic skiing you're going to be able to get to without any difficulty is the Powderhorn Mountain Resort. Here you can take advantage of the beginner's trails as well as advanced trails. There are also great biking trails that are open in the summer and parts of fall and spring. A good place to get your skis, snowboarding and your biking needs handled are at The Board and Buckle in Grand Junction.
- Wine Tasting: Grand Junction is in the middle of wine country. The cool arid air makes for very conducive vineyard cultivation. There are a few wineries in the area. You will notice that the flavor here is very different from California wines and wines from North Carolina. Try the Ptarmigan Vineyards on 31 3/10 Rd and Desert Sun Vineyards on ½ Rd. you may want to stock up for your return trip. Aside from wine tasting sessions, these vineyards do offer tours of the cellars as well as the vineyard itself.
- Rafting: One of the things of Colorado is that it has a lot of river activities in many parts of the state. Grand Junction is no different. There are a few places that can set up river rafting activities or float tours and, in the summer. Get in touch with Adventure Bound River Expeditions in Grand Junction. They will be able to hook you up with white water rafting, inflatable kayaking and hard shell kayaking along the Yampa, Green and Colorado Rivers. Just give them a call and they will set up almost anything you want.
- Museums and Arts: One thing that may not always be obvious to visitors coming to Grand Junction, is that there is a lot of history here and a lot of unique tastes in contemporary and performing arts. Some of the places you can visit in Grand Junction include a hands on exhibit about archeology where kids are able to be a part of excavations at the Dinosaur Journey Museum in Fruita. It is open daily. As for contemporary art, one place you can look into visiting the Western Colorado Center for the Arts on N 7th St.
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