Our Favorite Instagram Pages
Originally published in the Summer 2019 issue of SPOKE+BLOSSOM
Downtown Grand Junction
At the heart of the valley is historic Downtown Grand Junction. This charming area features locally-owned shops, delectable dining, art galleries and fun for the whole family. Take a relaxing stroll downtown to window shop, attend a farmer’s market or admire its dozens of street sculptures and historic architecture.
Vela Apparel is a casual clothing company based in Vail, Colorado and was founded in 2016 by Elise and Matt Holmes. Perfect for creative adventurers, Vela’s casual attire is both comfortable and artistic. Each clothing piece features a unique, screen-printed piece of artwork. Visit Vela Apparel online at velaapparel. com or in person at 41149 Highway 6, Avon, Colorado.
Jazz Aspen Snowmass
Jazz Aspen Snowmass (JAS) is a not-for-profit organization that promotes and preserves jazz and related forms of music through world-class events, performances and education programs. The popular JAS Labor Day Experience is an annual three-day music festival in Snowmass Town Park. This year’s festival is Aug 30-Sept 1 with a lineup headlined by Weezer, John Mayer and Sting.
Out There Colorado
This Instagram feed shares gorgeous scenery of our beloved state from photographers everywhere. Get lost in snowy mountain peaks, basins full of wildflowers, iconic waterfalls, beautiful stretches of highway, charming mountain towns and, of course, ski slopes. The feed is a lovely compilation of some of Colorado’s best landscape photographs.
Bluebird Organic Fruit
Bluebird Organic Fruit Co. is a family owned and operated, transitional peach orchard in Palisade. Their four varieties of peaches (Redhaven, Glohaven, Contenders and Cresthaven) are available for purchase late-July through mid-September. Follow them for a look inside life on the farm, organic growing practices, recipes and more.
Go Fruita, Colorado
Fruita, Colorado is a charismatic town full of some of the valley’s most outdoorsy residents. Fruita’s Instagram feed features stunning local photography, outdoor experiences, information about upcoming festivals, restaurant recommendations and local activities to enjoy.