Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily from Dec. 20 to Jan. 6, except for Christmas Day. Guests can enjoy the Iron Mountain Tramway, Cave Tours, Alpine Coaster, 4D Motion Theater, Laser Tag, General Store and Lookout Grille.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 19, 2013) — Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is offering extended hours over the holidays. The park will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily from Friday, Dec. 20, through Monday, Jan. 6, except for Christmas Day. Guests can enjoy the park’s year-round attractions — the Iron Mountain Tramway, cave tours, the Alpine Coaster, a 4D Motion Theater and a Laser Tag arena — enjoy lunch and a hot drink at Lookout Grille, and pick up some last-minute holiday gifts at the General Store.
The best value for spending a day at the park is the $37 Winter Funday Pass, which provides guests with a round-trip ride on the Iron Mountain Tramway and a guided tour of Glenwood Caverns and Historic Fairy Caves, plus unlimited turns on the Alpine Coaster, the 4D Motion Theater and the Laser Tag Arena. Guests may also choose individually priced options. A round-trip ride on the Iron Mountain Tramway costs $13 for adults and $8 for kids. The cost for a tram ride and both walking cave tours is $25 for adults and $18 for kids. Tickets for the Alpine Coaster, the 4D Motion Theater and the Laser Tag arena may be purchased separately.
The Lookout Grille’s winter menu includes burgers, hot sandwiches and hot dogs served with baked beans or kettle chips, salad, nachos, soup and chili, all ranging in price from $5.95 to $9.95. Kids can choose mac and cheese, chicken tenders, a burger or a cheese quesadilla, all served with chips and a small soft drink for $5.95. They can also cozy up to the fireplace with a cup of gourmet hot chocolate topped off with s’mores, peanut butter or peppermint, or a warm apple cider flavored with caramel or cinnamon candy. The Grille has a well-stocked Bloody Mary bar for adults to enjoy, plus winter drinks that include hot toddies, spiked cider, coffees, hot chocolate blends and hot buttered rum.
With the holidays just around the corner, the General Store is a good spot to pick up souvenirs, ornaments and gifts for the whole family. Shoppers can find a great selection of t-shirts and hoodies, along with books, crazy hats, gemstones, jewelry, stuffed animals, toys and woolen hats and gloves.
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is nestled in the Rocky Mountains above historic Glenwood Springs, surrounded by Colorado’s premier ski destinations, making it a fun and easy day trip for skiers. Seven mountains — Vail, Aspen, Aspen Highlands, Beaver Creek, Snowmass, Buttermilk and Sunlight — are located within an hour of the park. Breckenridge, Winter Park, Powderhorn, Steamboat, Copper Mountain, Keystone, Ski Cooper and SolVista are within two hours. More information about the park is available at www.GlenwoodCaverns.com or by calling 800-530-1635 or 970-945-4228, ext. 0.