Fall in Western Colorado can be a very comfortable time of year. Grand Junction started the month of September with a high of 87. By September 30th the high temperature was 76. These numbers will continue to fall into the 60s during the month of October with overnight lows slowly dipping into the upper 30s by Halloween.

It won't be long before we will be looking for a few places to stay toasty this fall. How about a restaurant or tavern with a cozy fireplace?

Fall and Fireplaces in Colorado

Overnight lows will start to trend down over the month of October, and not long after the fall colors fade, it starts to get chilly. Where can you warm up by the fire in Fruita, Grand Junction, or Montrose? We'd love to know a place you would recommend that offers fireside dining in Western Colorado. We are also interested in knowing more about the oversized fireplaces of Western Colorado. Can we beat the 'beast in the East'?

Colorado's Largest Fireplace?

Colorado's Gaylord of the Rockies Resort boasts the largest fireplace in the state. It measures six feet wide by thirteen feet wide. It's a traditional gas fireplace supersized for the Rocky Mountains. It's found inside the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center Great Room overlooking the indoor river.

Fireplace Restaurants in Western Colorado

We're starting out with six fun restaurants that will help keep you toasty warm this fall with a fireplace lounge or fireplace dining on the Western Slope. Relax by the fire while you watch the sunset over the Colorado National Monument, or enjoy a Sunday brunch with table service next to the fireplace. Keep going to see these locations in the gallery below.

Stay Toasty This Fall At Six Fireplace Restaurants in Western Colorado

Stay cozy, warm, and toasty this fall by visiting some Western Colorado fireplace restaurants. Check out six locations that offer a fireplace lounge or fireside dining and a variety of flavors. Do you have a favorite fireplace restaurant on the Western Slope? We'd love to hear from you on our station app.

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

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