Outdoors & Wildlife
Pg 10 - The Sunshine Express
A Winter Ride
two-phase, $2 million
3rd Annual Worst Day of the Year Bicycle
Ride. Feb 26, 11 am- 3 pm, Ride and meal $25
commenced on April
includes ride, meal/drink, rest stops, sup-
1, 2011, with the final
port (kids 12 and under $10.00) Neither snow
phase completed on
nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night. Come
December 24, 2011.
ye tired, poor, huddled masses yearning to
Every room received
break free from winters grasp. If you keep
your expectations really low, it will always be
better than you thought it would be. We gave
over. Now, when
the complaint department the week off for this
guests walk through
ride, it's gonna be miserable. Fashioned after
the door to their
the `Worst Day Ride' in Portland, Oregon this
room, they are greet-
short winter jaunt should give one a nice re-
ed with a soothing
prieve from cabin fever. This ride is designed
color palette of sage
to be a social ride with a healthy warm BIG eat
greens and warm neu-
and entertainment at the end. Dress up in your
tral hues combined
cheeriest costume to fight off the winter frost.
Prizes offered for best dressed person and
splashes of cinnamon.
best dressed bike, Wackiest bike. The chips
While Glenwood Hot Springs has always been
Zents bath and shower essentials used at the
are on us. Dos Hombres, 421 Brach Dr., GrJct,
known for its premium mattresses and cushy
Spa of the Rockies. The shower enclosure, dec-
970.254.3866 (254.funn) www.gjcity.org
pillows, even these have been given the spa
orated with luminous glass accents of olive,
treatment with white bed linens topped with
gold and chocolate, channels a vacation state
a waffle-weave comforter cover and a plush
of mind. No need to tote along a hairdryer,
throw. A mahogany table and chairs provide
one is provided.
ample room for work or recreational endeav-
Along with every stay at Glenwood Hot
ors. Sheer drapes on the large picture win-
Springs Lodge, guests receive unlimited ad-
dows and balcony doors allow for views and
mission to the Glenwood Hot Springs Pool,
the warmth of filtered sunlight when desired,
which is open until 10:00 PM nightly, as well
while blackout drapes offer privacy.
as complimentary breakfast at the Grill, the
Not as noticeable, but every bit as vital to
resort's poolside restaurant. The full breakfast
a relaxing vacation getaway, are the many
is served from 7:00 to 11:00 AM, and includes
technology upgrades that enhance every guest
cooked-to-order omelets, scrambled eggs, pan-
room at the Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge. A
cakes, hash browns, toast and daily specials.
Lodge Gets `The Treatment'
42-inch LED flat screen television takes center
Lighter fare includes bagels, fresh fruit, cereal,
stage, and is HDMI- and Cat5-compatible for
yogurt and Danish. Coffee, tea, milk and a se-
Glenwood Springs, CO (PRWEB) January 10 -
high quality audio and video output. Conve-
lection of fruit juices are also available. Guests
The best location in Glenwood Springs just got
niently placed bedside docking stations for iP-
may enjoy the spa treatment every day and
better. Glenwood Hot Springs, home of the
ods and smartphones help keep these devices
night at the Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge.
world-famous Glenwood Hot Springs Pool
charged and always handy.
Lodging packages and reservations are avail-
and the award-winning Spa of the Rockies,
Other in-room technology is just as savvy, if
able online at http://www.hotspringspool.
is ready to welcome guests with 107 newly
less obvious. Built into each mahogany head-
com, or by phone at 800-537-SWIM (7946)
remodeled rooms. Now when guests check
board are two LED reading lights, one on each
or 970-945-6571. Glenwood Hot Springs is a
into the Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge, they'll
side of the bed. The focused beam provides
landmark Colorado resort located along I-70
be getting the spa treatment from the moment
just the right amount of light for reading
at Glenwood Springs, approx. 165 miles west
they walk through the door. Every room at
while allowing others in the room to drift off
of Denver and 90 miles east of Grand Junction.
Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge is not only a
to sleep. The custom cabinetry in the room
Famous for its enormous hot springs pool,
visual feast for the eyes, but offers real com-
is handsome, and cleverly conceals a mini-
other amenities include the Spa of the Rockies,
forts including spa linens, thoughtful lighting
fridge, microwave and a state-of-the-art safe
the Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge, an ath-
options, bedside iPod docking stations, mini-
for storing valuables. Other amenities in each
letic club, a restaurant open for breakfast and
fridges and much more.
room include a coffeemaker, complimentary
lunch, a retail store specializing in swimwear,
"The rooms were designed to echo the serene
wireless internet, an iron and ironing board.
and a miniature golf course open seasonally.
environment of the Spa of the Rockies, and
Secure ski, snowboard and bike storage is
at the same time provide our guests with all
available on the premises as well.
A guy rings his boss. "I can't come to work
the extras that make a stay at Glenwood Hot
Naturally, spa treatment extends to the bath-
today." The boss asks why? The Guy says
Springs Lodge a truly one-of-a-kind experi-
room, a modern alcove for rejuvenation. A
"it's my eyes." What's wrong with your eyes
ence," said Jeremy Gilley, Director of Sales
freestanding, residential-style vanity with
the boss asks? I just can't see myself coming
and Revenue for Glenwood Hot Springs and
granite countertops is topped with the same
to work, so I'm going fishing instead.
Spa of the Rockies.