A Bed and Breakfast in Paonia, Colorado
Five-Night Mini-Vacation with a 20% Discount
Paonia is the perfect place to stay while perusing the works of local artists and Mother Nature. It's truly the center of the Western Slope and offers visitors an exciting and diverse array of activities - from active outdoor endeavors like hiking and biking, to learning about the early settlers and the Ute Indians. So plan a five-day mini-vacation at the Bross Hotel and sample some of the following day trips.
May is the perfect time to hit the scenic roads of Delta County with your bicycle or motorcycle. The curves and hills provide thrills whether you’re riding on or off the road. The weather is fantastic in May. The Bross Hotel will contribute to your celebration by giving you a 10% discount on your room (and low winter rates before May 16). You’ve got everything to gain -- wonderful routes, great weather, a welcoming B&B. So make your, or your group’s, reservation now for May.
Taste the Wine of the American Provence
Yes, taste it. It’s good. The wines from the West Elks AVA, and the area’s culture have been likened to France’s Provence region known for its exceptional vintages. Don’t miss what the local wineries have to offer. They are delighted to have you visit their tasting rooms from Memorial Day Weekend through November 2. In addition, they offer several special activities.
North Fork Uncorked -- June 14-15. Father’ Day! Be one of the first to taste all the new releases from the valley wineries. Wine pairings and free tastings. Selected wineries and restaurants combine to offer delectable food with outstanding wine. Call 970-527-3444 for specifics.
West Elks Wine Trail -- July 31 - August 3. This is the premier wine event of the season. Free tastings, wine/food pairings, winemakers recipes, complimentary gifts. Pick up a map at any winery and follow the Wine Trail from 11 am until 5 pm. each day. Select winemakers offer intimate dinners at their wineries. Reservations for the dinners are required. Call 970-390-4251 for more information.
You’ll find a wide variety of music offered in the North Fork Valley at concerts and festivals - music that speaks to different souls. Examples of upcoming concerts are:
Many are the celebrations that occur in Delta County during the summer and fall. For additional information, go to the calendar at deltacountycolorado.com.
Hotchkiss Sheep Camp Stock Dog Trials -- May 9-11, Hotchkiss Fair Grounds
Pioneer Days -- June 5-7, Crawford
Cherry Days -- July 4-6, Paonia
Little Britches Rodeo & Street Dance -- July 11-13, Cedaredge
Rock the Canyon Rally -- July 11-13, Crawford
Grand Mesa Moose Day -- July 26, Top of the Mesa
Delta County Fair -- August 2-9, Hotchkiss
Mountain Harvest Festival -- September 26-28, Paonia
Color Sunday -- September28, Grand Mesa
Apple Fest -- October 2-5, Cedaredge
Colorado Hard Cider Festival, November 1-2, Paonia