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Visit the Rapids Lodge late fall early winter

October is proving to be a beautiful month in Grand County, Colorado. Gorgeous days of blue sky and sunshine! Yes, there have been a few snowfalls but the white has settled mostly at higher elevations and melted off at our … Continue reading

Grand Lake Colorado Fall Vacation

A Colorado Vacation in September or October Grand County, Colorado has experienced unusual weather this year! January brought endless snow, and nobody had anywhere to put it after shoveling driveways and clearing roads! Then we hardly had any snow for … Continue reading

It’s almost fall in Colorado!

This summer has flown by and it’s been a wet one for the Colorado Mountains. Nights have been, on average, a little cooler. Perhaps this will bring a fabulous, dry fall bursting with color! Colors have already started to change … Continue reading

Picnic spots in Grand County, Colorado

Picnic spots in Grand County, Colorado There are so many great places to have a picnic lunch in a scenic location in Grand County, just a short distance from the Rapids Lodge. The Historic Rapids and Restaurant is the perfect … Continue reading

Boating Grand Lake, Colorado

Boating Adventures in Grand County, Colorado…. July, August, and September are all prime months for boating in Grand County and there are so many lakes to choose from! The water is still a bit chilly right now due to the … Continue reading

Grand Lake, Colorado Wheelchair Accessibility

Grand Lake is wheelchair friendly! The Historic Rapids Lodge and Restaurant offers an OSHA certified handicapped accessible room in our Rapids Suites building and we are located just one half block from the end of the main street in town, … Continue reading

Rapids Lodge A Grand Lake, Colorado Hotel

Rapids Lodge A Grand Lake, Colorado Hotel Well, this March certainly did not live up to its reputation of being the biggest snow month! After our record January snow accumulation, the rest of the winter was pretty wimpy. No more … Continue reading

What to expect: May in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado

As of mid-March, our area is at 143% of average expected snowpack for this time of year! March is often the biggest snow month of the season although I think this January will be hard to beat! The weather right … Continue reading

Bye Bye Winter! Grand Lake, Colorado

One more month of winter!   Here we are at the end of February and it seems like winter has flown by. Don’t worry – there is still one more month of prime snow conditions to keep us entertained! The … Continue reading

The Month of Moose in Grand Lake, Colorado!

All this significant snowfall we have been having is making it hard for our local moose to move around in the high country and as a result, they are frequently seen in town and housing developments. Our water catchment area … Continue reading