Gateway, CO (Vocus) September 21, 2010
Gateway, Colorado (PRWeb/Vocus) September 21, 2010 – Autumn in the Colorado Rockies is a short season; a few weeks are all that Mother Nature allots. Gateway Canyons Fall Getaway packages make it easy and affordable to enjoy the glory of warm days, cool nights and the brilliance of a landscape ablaze in a spectrum of golden hues. Gateway Canyons Fall Getaway packages start as low as $69 per person based on double occupancy and include breakfast for two. For those looking for a quiet, intimate and active way to spend the fall Thanksgiving holiday, Gateway Canyons is accepting reservations now for the upcoming November tradition with all the trimmings.
Visitors can choose from a variety of accommodations at Gateway Canyons. The Dolores River Inn with 16 beautifully-appointed guest rooms is one of the best values at the resort. Rooms feature queen sized beds with luxury bedding, thick robes, spa-quality products, two televisions and high speed internet access. The suites have a living room with a desk, large kitchenette, dining alcove, spa tub and a separate bedroom with a queen bed.
The 38-room Kiva Lodge offers visitors spacious accommodations situated around the outdoor pool and hot tub. Adobe gas fireplaces feature prominently in many rooms and guests here have access to an outdoor hot tub located in a private courtyard for Kiva Lodge guests only. Rooms include either a king or two queen beds, a sitting area, 42-inch flat screen TVs, a comfortable work station, a wet bar, mini-fridge and coffeemaker. The two-bedroom Grand Kiva Suites are the resort’s premium accommodations. A private outdoor terrace with a hot tub and a gas fireplace offer secluded ambiance.
After visitors are comfortably situated in their rooms, they’ll want to explore the beckoning fall landscape. As the premier western outfitter on Western Slope of Colorado, Gateway Canyons excels at creating and facilitating memorable outdoor adventures for its guests. The Gateway Canyons Adventure Center can organize custom trips that include activities such as ATV tours, jeep tours, hiking excursions or horseback riding at the resort’s own stables. Guests also have access to complimentary bicycles for exploring within the resort’s boundaries; mountain bikes can be rented for adventures further afield.
One of the hallmarks of a great getaway destination is the ability to alternate invigorating activities with relaxing ones. The newly opened Spa at Gateway Canyons is a place where visitors can escape everyday cares both physically and mentally. The spa offers a variety of specialty massages, facials and hair and nail services.
Discriminating palates will find their bliss at Gateway Canyons as well. For fine dining make a reservation at the Entrada Restaurant and Lounge located in the Palisade Event Center. Under the guidance of Chef Larry Pirner, the menu captures the essence of the Colorado Plateau. A discriminating wine selection makes the experience a culinary event. The more casual Paradox Grille offers an array of southwestern and continental dishes. Handcrafted Colorado beers and signature margaritas are always on the menu. In the morning the Paradox-To-Go Deli and Coffee Bar, located in the Outpost General Store, greets visitors with freshly brewed coffees and a selection of baked treats.
Not to be missed while at Gateway Canyons is a visit to the Gateway Colorado Auto Museum. It houses 45 or more of the most prized classic automobiles, all pristinely preserved. The collection is arranged in a timeline that captures 100 years of automotive history.
To book a Gateway Canyons Fall Getaway package or to make reservations for the Thanksgiving holiday, please call 866-671-4733, or online at http://www.gatewaycanyons.com.
About Gateway Canyons
Gateway Canyons is a premier retreat destination with 54 rooms, state-of-the-art meeting facilities, full amenities, breathtaking scenery, a range of outdoor activities, and the Gateway Colorado Auto Museum. Located one hour southwest of Grand Junction on Colorado Scenic and Historic Byway 141, this destination is easily accessible. Frequent flights are available from Denver, Dallas, Phoenix and Salt Lake City at the full service Grand Junction Regional Airport. Private planes may arrive in Grand Junction or Montrose. Rental cars and shuttles are available. For more information, call 866-671-4733 or visit http://www.gatewaycanyons.com/press-room for an online press kit, press releases, and downloadable photographs.
Tammy Anderson, Director of Lodging and Guest Experience
Tammy (dot) Anderson (at) gatewaycanyons (dot) com
Vicky Nash, Public Relations Representative
Resort Trends, Inc. – media communications for the travel & tourism industry
Vicky (at) ResortTrends (dot) com
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