Blog

Spring sprung early in the Rockies. We have had unusual weather for May. Days were often sunny and 65F to 70F. As a result, flowers have bloomed and the Aspen Trees are well leafed out. Unfortunately, we are already wishing … Continue reading

Its spring in Grand Lake, Colorado!

Its spring in Grand Lake, Colorado! The Continental Divide has had some excellent snowfalls recently with snowpack as of April 18, showing at 97% of average in the Upper Colorado Basin. Most of the snow at lower elevations has melted … Continue reading

Book direct and save

The Historic Rapids Lodge and Restaurant are now listed by Expedia.com and Booking.com! However, our guests will always find the lowest room price through our “Book Now” link at www.rapidslodge.com or by giving us a call! Whether you are a new or returning … Continue reading

Spring Break in the Rockies

Spring Break in the Rockies February always feels like we are turning a corner and progressing towards spring. The days are a little longer and warmer, the birds and the moose increase their activity levels and it is much more … Continue reading

Community

Community – by Faith Zak, Rapids Lodge Front Desk I am writing about “Community” and what it means in a small town like Grand Lake, Colorado. I went to the neighborhood Church throughout my childhood and my Pastor was amazing. … Continue reading

Colorado Winter Activities

It’s December in the Colorado Rocky Mountains! Although we have not had much snow yet, it’s coming! It always does. When all that good, white fluffy stuff is here, be ready to get into the great outdoors! Snowshoeing is always … Continue reading

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