area let’s get you up and out on a journey to remember! This sweet little
weekend getaway is perfect for both summer and winter travel plans. All you
need to do is your reserve your Denver minivan rental from AVR and you are on
just west of Grand Junction, Palisade is a tiny town with a huge personality.
Named for the cliffs near the town site, Palisade is known around the country
for its peaches and abundance of vineyards. But there’s so much more to explore
in this friendly little town!
on the edge of the Grand Mesa along the Colorado River, Palisade is a popular
destination for fishing, hiking, rafting, biking and other outdoor activities.
But as mentioned, many travel all the way to Palisade simply for the peaches.
With an ideal climate, an 182-day growing season, and an average 78 percent of
sunshine, Palisade is considered “The Peach Capital of Colorado.” The town
celebrates this delicious fruit with the Palisade
Peach Festival each summer, marking the harvest of over 500,000 Elberta peach
trees from more than 300 local growers. Places like Peach
Tree Distillery use locally grown peaches to create spirits, which can be sampled
in their tasting room. Go straight to the source with a journey along the Palisade Fruit & Wine Byway, which
passes by beautiful orchards, lavender gardens, world-class vineyards, premium
wineries, and fresh farm market fruit stands in the region.
of wine, Palisade is filled with a number of exceptional wineries,
Creek Cellars, Red
Fox Cellars, Grande River Vineyard, St. Kathryn Cellars, Maison la
Belle Vie, Colterris
Wines, Carlson Vineyards Winery, and Mesa
perfect little getaway is packed full of fun activities the whole family or
crew is sure to enjoy. Find directions from our Denver AVR location to this
AVR, because the journey should be just as fun as the destination.