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Glenwood Springs, Colorado Accolades

The Leadville silver boom started in 1879. At the height of the rush, an estimated 500 people a day were flooding into the town for a piece of the prospecting action. Glenwood’s founding fathers Isaac Cooper and Walter Devereux came to Glenwood via Leadville and silver-rich Ute City (Aspen)

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2014

  • America’s Favorite Towns, Glenwood Springs ranked 16, Travel + Leisure
  • Glenwood Springs featured, Hotel Impossible: Airing the Family Business,  Travel Channel
  • Top 10 Small Towns – America’s Best Places To Live and Visit, Livability
  • America’s Best Towns for Fall Colors, Travel + Leisure
  • Glenwood Canyon featured, 10 Best Bucket-list U.S. Monuments and Landmarks, USA Today
  • Alpine Coaster at Glenwood Caverns featured, 10 Best Roller Coaster Rides of Your Life, USA Today and Park World
  • America’s Best Towns for July 4th, Travel + Leisure
  • Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park featured, 5 Places to ‘Get High’ in Colorado (no pot required), TODAY
  • Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park featured, 8 Amazing American Caves, CNN
  • Glenwood Hot Springs featured, 10 Spectacular Ski Resort Pools and Hot Tubs, USA Today
  • Glenwood Hot Springs featured, The 10 Best Hotel Pools in America, Men’s Journal

2013

  • Twenty Best Small Towns in America, Smithsonian Magazine
  • Contender in Budget Travel’s Coolest Small Towns
  • Hotel Colorado named one of America’s Best Hotels for Christmas, Travel & Leisure
  • Spa of the Rockies, Best Mineral or Thermal Spring Spa, SpaFinder Wellness
  • Beautiful Colorado: 50 postcard-perfect images, USA Today
  • Glenwood Hot Springs featured, America’s Most Amazing Hotel Pools, CNN Travel
  • Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park featured on Ride-iculous, Travel Channel

2012

  • Best of the Road – Top 7 Ski Town, Rand McNally & USA Today
  • Glenwood Canyon Zipline Adventures featured on CNBC & MSNBC
  • 10 Great Places to Try Stand-up Paddle Boarding, USA Today
  • 10 Best Scenery-Stealing Biker-Worthy Stretches Of US Route 6, Huffington Post
  • Glenwood Caverns Opens Cliffhanger, Highest Elevation Roller Coaster in US, Huffington Post
  • Best Hotel Pools in the United States for Families, Smarter Travel, Trekaroo
  • Rocky Mountain Hot Pools Warm Winter Bathers, USA Today Go Escape
  • Spa of the Rockies, Best Mineral or Thermal Spring Spa, SpaFinder Wellness

2011

  • Voted America’s Most Fun Small Town, Rand McNally & USA Today Travel
  • Weekend Getaways to Soak Away Stress, Sunset magazine
  • Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park featured on Bert the Conquer episode, Travel Channel and Good Morning America
  • The Pullman, Best New Restaurants, Esquire Magazine
  • Spa of the Rockies, Best Mineral or Thermal Springs Spa, SpaFinder
  • Spa of the Rockies, Best Domestic Mineral Springs Spas, Spa magazine

Contact Information

Lisa Langer, Director of Tourism Promotion
Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association
970-230-9035
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or
Patsy Popejoy, Media Relations Representative
Resort Trends, Inc.
317-509-7384
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