|Nestled in a beautiful mountainous valley, Glenwood Springs sits on the western slope of Colorado as a hub to Aspen (40 miles south), Vail (45 miles east) and Grand Junction (90 miles west). Glenwood Springs Colorado is a charming community that many call home. The historic downtown and the Yampah Hot Springs seem to be the main attraction to this community. In 1860 Capt. Richard Sopris was the first white man to discover the Yampah Hot Spring and still today seem to be ever popular. Glenwood Springs is a perfect weekend getaway, especially for those looking escape from Denver. The Glenwood Canyon offers many things to do for outdoor enthusiast's summer or winter, not to mention the charming historic downtown. Glenwood Springs has things to offer for the whole family, including the Glenwood Hot Springs. Whether driving through or staying in Glenwood Springs, you must make time for the Glenwood Hot Springs.