Set in 21 acres of working vineyards, Wine Country Inn is the ideal place to unwind in the vines. The 80-room Victorian style boutique offers a laid-back, authentic wine getaway adjacent to two wineries and within driving distance of two dozen more. As Colorado’s first wine-themed hotel, the Inn is an affordable retreat for vacationing Texans with its pandemic-safe protocols and attention to details.
A complimentary hot breakfast and afternoon wine reception featuring private label wines from grapes grown on site are standard. The culinary focus is on farm to table local foods paired with Colorado wines in Caroline’s Restaurant and the cozy Tapestry Lounge.
Wrap-around porches with wicker rockers overlooking a well-manicured courtyard, oversized pool, and heated hot tub spa add to the relaxed ambiance. The Inn offers gift shop, free Internet access, guest laundry, and business and fitness centers.
Guests can enjoy off-site diversions such as shopping in local art galleries and studios, visiting various tasting rooms, and paddle boarding or rafting on the Colorado River. Hard-core mountain bikers can tackle the challenging Palisade Plunge trail, which opens in July. Wine Country Inn is easily accessed on Interstate 70 or through daily flights from Dallas and Houston to Grand Junction Regional Airport. The owners, fifth- and sixth-generation Texans, promise, “We speak Texan here.”