Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Announces Winners in 10th Anniversary Vacation Giveaway Contest

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The Horn family from Kansas City, Missouri, wins a 5-day/4-night trip to Glenwood Springs, Colo., including roundtrip airfare, lodging and activities for the whole family to enjoy.

It's Just Not the Same

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, in Glenwood Springs, Colo., has announced the winners of its 10th anniversary contest. Price and Shannon Horn, and their kids Steven and Maya, from Kansas City, Missouri, have won the grand prize: a trip for four, including airfare, lodging and activities for the whole family. The Horn family's winning video, "It's Just Not the Same," which lists the top 10 reasons they deserve to win a vacation, can be seen at http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com/contest.html.

"The Horn family video really struck a chord with us and we are so happy to award them the grand prize," explained Steve Beckley, who owns Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park with his wife Jeanne. "For 10 years, we've been working to make the Adventure Park a place where families create their memories. You can tell from their video that this was what happened when they visited us last summer. "

The Horn family has won a five-day, four-night vacation for four in Glenwood Springs, Colo., that includes roundtrip airfare to and from Denver International Airport (DIA); private, roundtrip transportation from DIA to Glenwood Springs courtesy of Colorado Mountain Express; a two-room spa suite at the AmericInn Lodge and Suites at the Caverns; a full day of fun at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, including cave tours, lunch and dinner, unlimited thrill rides and attractions, souvenir t-shirts and photographs; a half-day whitewater rafting trip on the Colorado River; a package of pool and spa services from the Glenwood Hot Springs; and $100 gift certificates from Baron's Restaurant located in the Historic Hotel Colorado and Rib City in Glenwood Springs.

"We fell in love with Glenwood Springs as soon as we drove in to town. After visiting Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park the first time -- we loved it so much we went back again before leaving town -- we saw the information about the anniversary contest," explained grand prize winner Shannon Horn. "We hoped this would be our ticket to return to this beautiful place. As we descended the mountain on the tram on our final night in Glenwood Springs, we all began brainstorming our video entry. We asked the kids what were their favorite activities and spots on vacation, and then decided to come up with the 'It's Just Not the Same' lame alternatives. We are all thrilled beyond belief that we can relive the fun with another trip."

Price Horn added, "Glenwood Springs is one of our favorite places on the planet. When we heard that we actually won the contest, there was much rejoicing and whooping and hollering and table pounding. And the kids were pretty excited, too."

Jon and Nancy Voyles of Greeley, Colorado, and Dazee Shaffer of Smithfield, Utah, were chosen as runners up and will each receive Glenwood Springs gift baskets courtesy of the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association.

"We'd like to thank all of the co-sponsors of the contest, especially the AmericInn Lodge and Suites at the Caverns, Colorado Mountain Express and the Glenwood Hot Springs, for helping us put together the grand prize," Beckley added. "We are looking forward to giving the Price family a true Glenwood Springs welcome when they come to town next year."

Nestled in the mountains above Glenwood Springs, Colo., Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park offers a full day of family fun. It's original attraction, Glenwood Caverns and Historic Fairy Caves was named one of "The 10 Great Places to Go Underground" by USA Today. Guests can also enjoy tram rides, Colorado's only alpine coaster and 4-dimensional theater, thrill rides, laser tag, gemstone sluicebox mining and much more. Visit http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com to learn more.

Official contest sponsors: Colorado Mountain Express, which offers both shared-ride shuttles and private car airport services from DIA and Eagle County Regional Airport to Glenwood Springs, Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Keystone, Aspen and Snowmass; AmericInn Lodge and Suites at the Caverns, located just steps from Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park with beautifully appointed rooms and suites at great prices, along with an indoor water park, breakfast buffet, whirlpool, and exercise room; and the Glenwood Hot Springs -- where visitors have been flocking for more than 120 years -- a landmark resort that includes the world's largest natural outdoor hot springs pool, a 107-room lodge, an athletic club, restaurant, sports shop, and the newly opened Spa of the Rockies.

About Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park
Located in scenic Glenwood Springs, Colo., midway between Aspen and Vail, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park offers a one-of-a-kind mountain-top adventure for families and outdoor enthusiasts. The Adventure Park features a gondola ride, three different tours of Glenwood Caverns & Historic Fairy Caves, dining, and attractions including an alpine coaster, 4-dimensional theater, laser tag, giant swing, a climbing wall, gemstone sluice box mining, simulated Conestoga wagon experience, bungee trampolines and more. Ideal setting for groups and birthday parties. http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com

About AmericInn Lodge and Suites at the Caverns
AmericInn offers a fine mix of luxury and value that makes it easy to come back again and again. We pride ourselves in serving our hotel guests by providing the very best quality lodging available. Located just steps from Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and six blocks from the Glenwood Hot Springs, the AmericInn offers a warm, friendly reception; clean and beautifully appointed rooms; a bountiful breakfast; and an indoor water park and whirlpool. 1-888-411-8188; http://www.americinnglenwoodsprings.com

About Colorado Mountain Express
Every year more than 420,000 travelers choose Colorado Mountain Express over rental cars for their airport ground transportation to Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Keystone, Aspen and Snowmass. Colorado Mountain Express offers both shared ride shuttles and private car airport services from Denver International Airport (DIA) and Eagle County Regional Airport. An unsurpassed safety record, flexible schedules, impeccably maintained vehicles and courteous, friendly drivers let you sit back, relax and take in our breathtaking Rocky Mountain scenery. 1-800-525-6363; http://www.ridecme.com

About Glenwood Hot Springs and Spa of the Rockies
Located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, Glenwood Hot Springs has been relaxing and entertaining visitors with its healing waters since 1888. The newly opened Spa of the Rockies offers a variety of massages, facials, hydrotherapy and nail treatments. For Glenwood Hot Springs information call 1-800-537-SWIM (7946) or 970-947-2955 or visit http://www.hotspringspool.com. For Spa of the Rockies details call 877-947-3331 or 970-947-3331 or go to http://www.spaoftherockies.com. Current press releases, a complete press kit, photos, virtual tours, and a live web camera are available at http://www.hotspringspool.com/x.php?p=PressRoom.

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