Western Colorado Boasts Budget-Friendly Holiday Activities

Affordable winter activities make Grand Junction the place to be this holiday season. By: Naz Papen
Dinosaur Journey Museum // © 2010 Dinosaur Journey Museum
Dinosaur Journey Museum // © 2010 Dinosaur Journey Museum

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Grand Junction, Colo., offers clients a number of winter activities to celebrate the holiday season without breaking the bank.

The list of cost-efficient opportunities includes more than 15 indoor and outdoor options.

Offering clients a glimpse into the past, the Dinosaur Journey Museum is filled with dinosaur excavation sites, exhibits, fossil trails, realistic robotic dinosaurs and much more. Cost for a day at the museum is $7 per adult ticket, $6 per senior ticket and $3 per child ticket ages three to twelve. Group rates are available.

The Colorado Riverfront Trail provides clients with endless opportunities to partake in outdoor fun, free of charge. The relatively flat trail extends for over 18 miles with picnic grounds, a botanical garden, protected wetlands and much more along the way.

The Grand Junction Symphony, a 65-piece orchestra performing classical and modern selections for both kids and adults to enjoy, will set you back only $5 per person and allows for indoor fun for the entire family.

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