• Black Canyon National Park's East Portal Road will be closed for the 2021 season • Morrow Point Boat Tours will not be offered during the 2021 season • Roadwork in Little Blue Canyon, on Hwy 50 east of Montrose, will cause significant delays on weekdays

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Montrose Stories

Leaf-Peeping in Southwest Colorado

For the perfect autumn vacation, plan your trip between September 15 and October 10 and relish in those prime-time leaf displays that southwest Colorado is known for. Imagine this: You're wearing your favorite flannel, the mountains are covered in golden aspens, you're drinking warm apple cider, and…

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Working Remotely in Montrose, CO

Handbook To Working Remotely Oh COVID! What a ride. Though we are excited about one major change that came from it: remote work is now more mainstream than ever! For the first time in history, more of us are working from home than not and many of us have grown quite fond of it. Remote work redefines…

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On the Way to Relocation in Montrose, Colorado

We know the feeling. You’ve been to Montrose and have become captivated by its charm. Those thoughts start to creep into your mind like... “What would it be like to live in Montrose?” Glad you asked! Those views though! Look in any direction: Epic sunsets and fall colors take your breath away! 360…

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Montrose - Way More than 'Mud Season'

Mud season, an uninspiring term for an underrated time of year. As February gives way to March and April in the Rockies, the days are longer and warmer, and so, at lower elevations the snow is melting away leaving muddy streets (because where I live there are dirt streets). My dog constantly…

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Live at the Playhouse

The ticket for local theatre in Montrose A sense of foreboding gripped me as I entered the darkened room. A single pistol shot rang out. Gripping my chest as my legs buckled, I tumbled forward, sprawling on an oriental rug. A woman began to scream hysterically. The lights came up to reveal my friend…

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Winter Wander-land

Frolic and play the Montrose way Snowflakes piled up one memorable morning during our first season in the 81401 zip code. It’s rare for a storm to bring Montrose to a standstill, but the accumulation was deep. Our garage holds a quiver of skis, a selection of ice axes, snowshoes, avalanche beacons…

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Tee it Up

Golfing in the land of sunshine With such a variety of golf in town and more than seven months of 50-degree or warmer weather, Montrose is a perfect golf vacation destination that sees plenty of sunshine. Montrose’s three courses — Cobble Creek, The Bridges, and Black Canyon — along with several…

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A Toast to Local

...brews, wines, and food Sitting at Two Rascal’s Brewing Company, sipping on a scrumptious pint of cherry-rhubarb cream ale, I chat with the brewster across the bar. “The Savor the San Juans event inspired me to brew this one-of-a-kind beer,” she says with a shy smile. The annual home and chef…

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Playin' Around

...in town Combining an area renowned for its proximity to superlative outdoor assets with an exceptional, new indoor space aims to entice people of all ages, from near and far, to Montrose for a play date. As a community that values the importance of fitness and recreation, Montrose is fortunate to…

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