Tucked away in a majestic Rocky Mountain valley surrounded by National Forests and breathtaking views of the Continental Divide, the small town of Granby will make you feel right at home. During the summer, enjoy world-class golfing, mountain biking, boating, rafting, horseback riding, hunting, Gold Medal fishing, and water sports. During the winter, downhill ski at family-fantastic Granby Ranch, cross-country ski on miles of trails, tear it up on a snowmobile, go ice fishing, dog sledding or take in all the beauty around you on a snowshoeing trail. Granby has something for everyone to do year round.
Granby is known as the "Heart of Something Grand," and is truly one of Colorado's best kept secrets. Located at an elevation of 7,935 feet, it's close to many attractions and is the perfect base for exploring all that Grand Country has to offer. Originally a logging and railroad community, Granby was founded in 1905. It quickly became known as the "in" destination for vacationers thanks to its friendly atmosphere, great location and climate, and close proximity to Denver. The town has been able to maintain its proud ranching heritage and its friendly small-town atmosphere making it the perfect vacation destination for you and your family.
Things to do in Granby
No matter what time of year you visit, Granby offers a seemingly unlimited list of activities to entertain the entire family. Whether you're interested in music festivals, water sports, horseback riding, or just plain relaxing, you'll have all this and more at your fingertips. World-class golfing is available at Grand Elk, Pole Creek, Grand Lake or Headwaters Golf Course. Or, enjoy the water at Lake Granby. If you've never been to a rodeo, plan your trip for the end of June and beginning of July, or imagine your own rodeo while horseback riding with views of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. During the winter, ski at family friendly and affordable SolVista Ski Basin just outside town, or enjoy world-class skiing at Winter Park Resort just a short drive up the valley. Then, completely unwind at Hot Sulphur Springs.
Day trips from Granby
Spend the day spotting elk, or maybe even a moose, at the Rocky Mountain National Park. Take a drive on the highest continuous paved road in the world while you take in the majestic views of the Never Summer mountains. The Park encompasses 415 square miles of spectacular mountain environments. Enjoy Trail Ridge Road, which crests at over 12,000 feet, and over 300 miles of hiking trails, wildflowers, wildlife, starry nights, and fun times. At Rocky Mountain National Park, you'll feel like you're on top of the world!
No matter what type of place you are looking for, you will find it in the Granby area. There are all kinds of lodging available from small, quaint, privately owned motels, to large ski resort condos and hotels. For a vacation right out of a movie, try staying at Drowsy Water Ranch. For over 90 years this 700 acre family guest ranch, nestled in its own private mountain valley, has provided authentic western ranch vacations for tourists around the world. For a dog-friendly vacation, your pup is welcome at Homestead Motel.
Transportation in Granby
Granby, Colorado is located only 85 miles west of Denver. Take I-70 west to exit 232, and then take US Hwy 40 over Berthoud Pass to Granby. Amtrak makes two daily stops at the Granby train station, and The Granby/Grand County Airport is a small regional facility servicing the area.
Vacation Rentals in Granby
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Search properties from 9 vacation rental sites in Granby where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, Expedia, and RedAwning. There are 465 HomeAway rentals, 124 Expedia short term rentals and 72 RedAwning vacation rentals.