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  1. #1
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    Travel Plans for July

    Hi guys,
    I'm going to visit Colorado from Germany in mid to late July. So far my plan is like that:

    2 or 3 days in Fruita
    5-6 of days in Durango
    1-2 days in Crested Butte
    possibly a day at a Bike Park, although they seem just like the ones we have over here…

    Do you have a recommendation for bike friendly hotels at these locations? Ideally with bikes allowed in the rooms or secured bike cellars. I also wonder if I better make reservations for rooms since its vacation season, although I usually like to be flexible when traveling (I know, weird thing for a German…

    Thanks a lot and kind regards, Hans

  2. #2
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    Sep 2010
    in Fruita stay at Balanced Rock Hotel, they are bike friendly, clean, the least expensive in town, and have a bike wash. and i am pretty sure they let your bike in the room. call them at 970-858-7220.

  3. #3
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    Jul 2005
    2nd the Balanced Rock great place, can be a bit noisy with traffic & trains but great owner, Holina. Bikes in rooms no problem.
    Be prepared for very hot weather in Fruita daytime temps could be near the 100's in July.

  4. #4
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    Mar 2005
    Just watch yourself in Fruita during July. Rider early.

    It'll get up to 38*C (I think I remembered the conversion) during a lot of the days.

    If I were coming to CO from far away during July I'd enjoy the high country.

    Durango, Telluride, Monarch Crest, Summit County, Eagle County, Upper Roaring Fork Valley.

  5. #5
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    I went to Crested Butte last year and stayed at the hostel. There are private rooms as well as bunk beds available. I would highly recommend it. Bikes are not allowed in the room but there is a room where you can lock it up.

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