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Loma Colorado

Lots to love on the Western Slope
Posted by VCK Group on July 18, 2020 in  Loma
There's lots to love about living on the western edge of Colorado's Western Slope. Loma, Colorado is a small town located west of Fruita along I-70 and Hwy 6 in Mesa County.  It is a rural area of mostly ranching and farming.  However, Loma offers much in the way of recreation for those looking for a place close to lots of outdoor possibilities!1. Loma is where the Kokopelli trail starts. There is a plethora of trails right off of the Loma exit.  You can ride gravel roads, beginner trails, and expert... read more
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Things to do in Grand Junction

Grand Junction Summer Activities
Posted by VCK Group on June 17, 2020 in  Grand Junction
Summer in Western Colorado is a unique season.  June can be hot and dry, windy and mild, or even rainy.  Usually our monsoons don't roll in until July, and then they're a welcome respite from the heat. However, since we're considered a "high desert," even our hot days aren't as oppressive as those of more humid areas. If you're looking for things to do in Grand Junction in the summer, we've got a great list for you. One of our newest attractions is also one of the best things to do in Grand Junction ... read more
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Western Colorado Lifestyle

The culture and way of life on Colorado's Western Slope
Posted by VCK Group on May 18, 2020 in No Category
Living in Western Colorado is unique. When most people think of "Colorado" they assume, as I once did, that the landscape is filled with alpine vistas, towering lodgepole pines, and babbling mountain streams.  While that is true in parts of the state, Colorado's Western Slope has a style all its own.Western Colorado is considered a "cold desert" which means we have hot dry summers (though not as hot has true desert areas) and cold winters. Our annual precipitation, snow and rain included, is around 9".  &... read more
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Best Grand Junction Trails

Posted by VCK Group on April 07, 2020 in  Grand Junction
Here in Grand Junction it's easy to find a great trail for hiking, biking, or trail running. There are trailheads all across Mesa County! We've compiled a short list of what we think are the best Grand Junction trails, organized by sport. Best Grand Junction Trails for hiking:Grand Junction is home to the Colorado National Monument. The Monument's massive rock formations, bighorn sheep, and views of the Grand Valley make it a great place to hike.  The Monument Canyon Trail can be accessed from outside the... read more
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Orchard Mesa Community

Living on Orchard Mesa
Posted by VCK Group on March 11, 2020 in  Grand Junction  Orchard Mesa
The Orchard Mesa community is south of the Colorado River and downtown Grand Junction.  It was one of the earliest neighborhoods in the Grand Junction area and, believe it or not, the oldest home in Grand Junction is supposedly located there.  These days Orchard Mesa is mix of new home developments and older neighborhoods. Whether you're looking for a fixer-upper with a large backyard or new construction, you can find it on Orchard Mesa.  It is a part of Grand Junction but does have its own zip code... read more
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