Located on the southern slopes of the Grand Mesa and the Scenic Byway is the quaint town of Cedaredge. Home to ranches, orchards, unique shopping featuring galleries, gifts, food, wine and spirits, golf, year round outdoor sports access, a museum, festivals, parades, music concerts, art shows, rodeos--Cedaredge offers something for everyone! Visit the Cedaredge Area Chamber of Commerce website.
· Visit Pioneer Town Museum and ramble down the streets of a reconstructed pioneer town. Many of the buildings were originally part of Cedaredge and the surrounding area which include: Sand Creek Schoolhouse, Coalby General Store, Lizard Head Saloon, Blacksmith Shop, Sutherland Indian Museum containing one of the most extensive arrowhead collections in the West, Doll and Toy House, the Chapel of the Cross, silos, jail, saloon, one of the largest dinosaur footprints ever found, and much more!
· Enjoy the locally grown fruits and vegetables at Red Mountain Ranches as well as the local Saturday morning Farmers’ Market and other roadside stands.
· Stroll down Main Street and treat yourself at the old fashioned soda fountain in Cedaredge Gift and Floral Country Market. Shop the artisan galleries, Munson's Main Street Gallery, and the most impressive guitar shop and recording studio, Starr’s Guitars, ever found in a small town! Lunch or dine at the Main Street restaurants.
· Wander off Main Street and you will find antique shops, restaurants, and gift shops. Discover the unique shopping at The Apple Shed,once an apple packing shed, featuring galleries, gifts, and a deli/restaurant.
· Tour and taste the award winning spirits at Colorado Gold Distillery and the award winning wines at Stoney Mesa Winery.
· Golf the 18 hole course at Deer Creek Golf Course while enjoying spectacular views, well groomed greens, challenging holes, and dining.
· Hike, bike, camp, fish, hunt, snowmobile, cross country ski, snowshoe, ATV, downhill ski, and sight see a short distance away up in the Grand Mesa National Forest. Thunder Mountain Lodge offers lodging on the Grand Mesa as well as guided activities.
· Stay in one of the town’s motels or various area B & B’s and campgrounds. Try a “Tony Scoop,” the largest ice cream cone you’ll ever eat, at Aspen Trails campground. Relax at the historical 1891 Lovett House B&B where you go back to a simpler time with no TV, telephone, or computer access but can spend your time playing board games or visiting with your hosts.
Experience Cedaredge year round. The best kept secret in Western Colorado!