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Top Choice Tacos in Glenwood Springs

Slope & Hatch

Glenwood is lucky enough to be blessed with not just one but two quality taco spots. This one is the funky, chef-driven place, where you can get Cajun andouille fries and craft beer alongside two mouthwatering tacos…
Top Choice American in Glenwood Springs

Pullman

This casual industrial space is easily Glenwood Springs' hippest hangout, with bare filament bulbs hanging over the tables and an open kitchen in the back. Dishes tend to have a creative twist, landing somewhere bet…
Amusement Park in Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

This family-oriented destination lumps together several attractions at once: the Fairy Caves (once billed as the eighth wonder of the world), a full-on amusement park, and a tram ride 1300 ft up to the top of Iron M…
Cemetery in Glenwood Springs

Linwood Cemetery

Established in 1886, this is where John Henry ‘Doc’ Holliday was allegedly laid to rest in November 1887 (debate about this persists, since some scholars claim the ground would have been frozen). Harvey ‘Kid Curry’ …
Mexican in Glenwood Springs

Taqueria El Nopal

With Salvadorian pupusas (thick stuffed tortillas) and a tasty variety of tacos, the offerings here go well beyond the usual Col-Mex fare. They also serve housemade horchata (a sweet cinnamon and rice-milk drink), b…
Brewery in Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Canyon Brewing Company

You’ll do better to eat elsewhere, but the beers here are fresh and the night scene is lively. The lighter beers on the spectrum – particularly the Hanging Creek Honey Ale and Red Mountain ESB – are the best, though…
Museum in Glenwood Springs

Frontier Historical Museum

Tucked into a quiet, leafy neighborhood, this community museum has an excellent collection of historic photos and old maps. The staff are history buffs: they host the annual Linwood Cemetery Ghost Walk.
Cafe in Glenwood Springs

Bluebird Cafe

This organic coffee shop serves up veggie breakfast burritos and a decent lunch menu of simple sandwiches and homemade soup. Folk bands occasionally pop up outside the front window and in the summer there’s breezy o…
Bakery in Glenwood Springs

Sweet Coloradough

Great little indie bakery on the road up valley (look for the old police car parked out front), with cronuts, eclairs, fine doughnuts and lots of bagel sandwiches for breakfast and lunch.
Theater in Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue

This popular two-hour dinner show is Glenwood's main entertainment option, with comedy sketches, singing and dancing. Shows are usually held on Friday and Saturday; dinner is à la carte.