Grand Junction has all the best of Colorado living-great educational facilities, cultural activities, outdoor recreation, wonderful climate, and a small town atmosphere. Grand Junction is the geographic hub for western Colorado, making it the major regional provider of medical services.
Grand Junction has a natural history museum featuring the area's famous dinosaurs, an art center, a botanical garden, and symphony orchestra. Mesa State College provides comprehensive, liberal arts programs at the master, baccalaureate, associate degree and certificate levels. The downtown features a walker-friendly shopping park with fun shops and a variety of restaurants. The area has hundreds of clubs, associations, and religious organizations of every denomination.
The climate is perfect for anyone who loves sunshine and outdoor recreation. Hiking, downhill and cross country skiing, fishing, hunting, climbing, rafting, kayaking, mountain and road biking, and sightseeing are just a few of the activities available within minutes of Grand Junction. The valley floor provides a mild and dry climate year round, perfect for being outside. Grand Junction is surrounded by the red sandstone canyons and spires of the Colorado National Monument, the alpine forests and lakes of the Grand Mesa, the Bookcliffs and Mount Garfield, and the Uncompahgre Plateau, providing 360-degree awesome views.
Mild, high desert climate with low humidity, 280 days of sunshine, and year round recreation.
To learn more about Grand Junction, visit the following helpful websites:
Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce
Convention and Visitors Bureau
School District #51
Colorado Mesa University (formerly Mesa State College)