About The Chamber
The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association is the largest business organization in Glenwood Springs and represents more than 600 members. The Glenwood Springs Chamber on three different occasions was named one of the top chambers of commerce in the nation by American Chamber of Commerce Executives and was named ACCE's National Chamber of the Year. Other awards include a Daily Point of Light Award from President Clinton and several awards for communications excellence, including best chamber of commerce web site and best chamber of commerce magazine in the country. The chamber is organized around five core competencies: to promote the community; to build a strong local economy; to provide networking opportunities for members; to represent business interests; and to engage in political action.
Visit Glenwood Springs, Colorado!
Looking for a new place to visit? Look no further! Glenwood Springs, Colorado is a family friendly vacation destination located 40 miles north of Aspen and 60 miles west of Vail. Glenwood Springs is home to the Glenwood Hot Springs, the natural underground Vapor Caves at Yampah Spa, and the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Glenwood Springs is also known for rafting, kayaking, climbing, hiking and gold-medal fly fishing. River activities are a natural fit as we are located at the confluence of the Colorado River and Roaring Fork River.
If you approach from the east, you'll see awe-inspiring Glenwood Canyon, the gateway to western Colorado. The canyon is the starting point for many popular hiking trails like Hanging Lake, Grizzly Creek and No Name Creek. Hanging Lake is one of the most beautiful and photographed lakes and waterfalls in Colorado.
Sunlight Mountain Resort is Glenwood Springs local ski area and is affordable, family-friendly and caters to all abilities. Glenwood Springs offers a variety of accommodations including hotels, motels, inns, bed and breakfasts, vacation cabins and campgrounds, vacation homes, and ski-in ski-out condos. Glenwood Springs is the perfect place to spend your next Colorado vacation!
Here's a few other facts about Glenwood Springs...
The Ute Indians were the first to call Glenwood Springs home. They enjoyed the healing powers of the hot mineral springs, they called "Yampah," which means "Big Medicine."
The Hotel Colorado was a vacation destination for the infamous Al Capone and Diamond Jack Alterie. President Teddy Roosevelt would stay here to hunt and gave a speech from the terrace over looking the courtyard during one of his many trips to Colorado.
And our Linwood Pioneer Cemetery is just a short hike from historic downtown Glenwood Springs. Doc Holliday is buried in there.
Visit Glenwood Springs, Colorado for your next Colorado vacation.
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