You are certainly not alone if you’ve decided that you want to move to the Western Slope or into Grand Junction to get away from the hustle and bustle of living in a large city. If you do decide to move to Grand Junction, you’re going to find that you’re not actually giving up a lot of the things that you love about living in the city. This area is cultured, full of interesting things to do, has access to high-end food and drink and more.


If you are a smart real estate shopper, you’re going to visit the city before you decide to buy. In all likelihood, your realtor will drive you around, help you look at properties and help you get familiar with the feel of the city and the layout. While you are here, you’ll probably notice right away that there are some real advantages to living in a city like Grand Junction.


As was said, there are plenty of great things to do within Grand Junction, but you’re not trapped in the city when you live here. Getting out, getting some fresh air, getting some great invigorating exercise and exploring fantastic wild places is not hard to do. In fact, that’s a big part of the reason why a lot of people are moving here. There’s a sort of balance between everything you would need from a city and everything you would need on a day when you just don’t want to be in a city at all. Either impulse can be accommodated, and you’ll have access to some of the most fantastic national parks imaginable.


When you come to Grand Junction, bring your best clothing so you can go out for the evening, but also bring your hiking apparel and your outdoor adventure gear, because there is no shortage of options for things to do.