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250 Days of Sunshine = Economic Opportunity!

Posted by Lisa Fulmer on April 12, 2019 in  uncategorized
The Grand Valley encompasses a 20-mile radius from over 10,000 feet of elevation at the top of the Grand Mesa to 4,500 feet in the desert. Colorado’s Grand Valley offers opportunity and lifestyle most can't imagine. Companies and residents alike take advantage of the 10,000 miles of trails, 300 lakes, 2 rivers, vast plains, mountains and mesas to test out the latest gear and products. GJEP and their economic development partners work closely with Colorado’s Outdoor Recreation Industry Office to create ... read more

Grand Valley Galleries

Posted by Step Beyond Media on July 26, 2018 in  Community  Events  Get Out Stay Out  Grand Junction  Pictures  Tips
If you walk up and down Main Street in Grand Junction, you will see there is no shortage of art in the area.  From sculptures to interactive art, there is always something fun to snap pictures of. If you crave the finer things in life, you will enjoy what the galleries in the Grand Valley have to offer.  Here are some gorgeous galleries for you to visit. Working Artists Gallery & Studio is off of Main Street and S. 5th Street.  They have pottery, jewelry, and fine art.  Showcasing staine... read more

Local Fruits and Veggies

Posted by Step Beyond Media on July 24, 2018 in  Community  Get Out Stay Out  Grand Junction  Restaurants
Among the numerous benefits of living in the Grand Valley is our fruits and veggies.  With the climate for some of the best peaches in the country to our sweet corn, there is no shortage of delicious options in the area.  Here are three markets from the center of town to each end of the valley. Let’s start out west at Redlands Fruit.  Located conveniently for those of you west of Grand Junction, off of Star Canyon Drive, this fruit stand has everything you want and more!  Closed o... read more

Camping on the Western Slope of Colorado

Posted by Step Beyond Media on June 14, 2018 in  Get Out Stay Out  Grand Junction  Hiking
Beautiful, remote camping locations are one of the things that Colorado is known for.  The Western Slope has everything from traditional forest camping, desert locations, and near water if you prefer. Let’s take a look at some local favorites that are within driving distance. Glade Park is the area you enter once you reach the summit of the Colorado National Monument.  It is a gorgeous area that offers several different types of terrain. From wooded areas to flat lands, you are bound to find a ca... read more

Indoor Kid Family Fun in Grand Junction

Posted by Step Beyond Media on June 05, 2018 in  Community  Get Out Stay Out  Grand Junction
With the school year ending and kids having lots more free time parents often wonder what activities and places they can take their kids to be entertained and beat the hot summer heat. Here are some of our favorite indoor places to take kids in Grand Junction. The Children's Nature Center located in the Mesa Mall is family fun for the whole family. With over 120 living creatures to see this museum is the only living museum in an over 250-mile radius. Come see snakes, sting rays, fresh water fish and so much mo... read more