Vacation AND Get In Shape!

Ah the New Year.  Normally when people decide they need to get back in shape and vow to exercise only to quit a few days into their new routine. While this is almost a consistent American tradition, we have one better for you: go on vacation and lose weight while you do it! When you … Continued

Holiday Activities in Montrose, CO

Winter Fun in Montrose, CO With the rush of holiday shopping and cooking, the month may go by before you realize you have missed all the fun and excitement. Here are a few activities you can partake in to get the ultimate holiday experience. If you are interested in hay rides, roasting marshmallows on an … Continued

Come See Black Canyon, Newly Designated International Dark Sky Park

As of September 2015, the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park has received the distinction of being named a Dark Sky Park. Says Superintendent Bruce Noble says, “The staff of Black Canyon is thrilled to be the ninth National Park Service site designated by the International Dark Sky Association as a Dark Sky Park. … Continued

Olathe Sweet Corn Festival

Sweet corn is a special maize variety in which its tender, delicious seeds are eaten as a vegetable. Unlike traditional field corn, sugar corn varieties are harvested when their corn-ears just reached the milk stage. A kernel of corn will ooze a cream fluid when pierced. There is no doubt that corn is king in … Continued

Benefits of Ice Climbing

what is Ice Climbing? Ice climbing is the activity of ascending inclined ice formations. It usually refers to roped and protected climbing of features such as frozen waterfalls, icefalls, and cliffs, and rock slabs covered ice refrozen from flows of water. It’s a lot like rock climbing but you’re climbing a completely different surface. While … Continued

Come to Montrose this Summer!

Immerse yourself in Western Coloradan culture If you’re seeking the peaceful escape of a medium sized town this summer, look no further than the enchanting charm and allure of quaint Montrose, Colorado. Although it doesn’t boast the bright lights like most major American cities, it still provides the same major thrills. It’s a combination that … Continued

Treasuring our National Parks

Appreciate them while you can In the United States, we are fortunate enough to have some of the most sensational National Parks in the world. From the frigid Maine coast all the way down to arid desert of Southern California – people travel far and wide, year after year, to bask in our natural wonder. … Continued


A sabbatical from the traditional vacation Spring is here, which means spring break has arrived. The time of the year when the nation’s youth take a break from their studies to have fun. Traditionally, many of these spring breaks are spent in a tropical climate, far away from books and classrooms. But as the beaches … Continued


Things to look forward to in 2015 The Black Canyon National Park is one of the main reasons visitors flock to Montrose. However, it isn’t the only attraction. Here are some yearly Montrose festivals that draws tourists from far and wide. Montrose Food & Wine Festival The 2015 festival is taking place on May 9th … Continued


Best sites to find one in Montrose With today’s modern innovations in technology, finding quality, affordable lodgings like the Black Canyon Motel is much easier. Nowadays, all it takes is a few clicks of your mouse and your reservations are set up. Which websites are the best to do this? KAYAK This website searches hundreds … Continued