One Of The Most Unique Towns In America, Paonia Is Lovely For A Day Trip In Colorado

Colorado is chock-full of quirky and downright unique towns, but if we had to pick just one to call the most unique? It’s a tough call, but our vote goes to the small but mighty Paonia, which is not only unique but perfect for an Only in Colorado day trip. Where is Paonia, Colorado? Read on to find out.

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Address: Paonia, CO 81428, USA
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Where Is Paonia, Colorado?

October 02, 2022

So where is Paonia, Colorado anyway? 

As we mentioned above, it's in the North Fork Valley, but if you don't know where that is, we can tell you that it's in the southwestern part of the central part of the state. Other towns near Paonia that you may know include Delta and Montrose. It's also not far from Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, which you can learn more about in this informative post: Plan Your Trip To One Of The Least-Visited National Parks This Summer

What else is there to do in this part of Colorado?

If you like Paonia, then you'll love Montrose! This town is a bit larger and there's plenty to do there, too. Learn more about it here: The Charming Small Town In Colorado That Was Named After A Book

I'd love to explore more of southwestern Colorado. Can you recommend a road trip that will allow me to do so?

Absolutely! You'll love this road trip that visits three different canyons on this side of the state. Spend Three Days In Three Canyons On This Weekend Road Trip In Colorado

What about hot springs? Where can I go to some hot springs on the western side of Colorado?

Ouray is calling you! You'll love this little town and its many hot springs options: Take A Weekend To Wine, Dine, And Explore The Little Switzerland Of America In Colorado. You'll also love the Million Dollar Highway! Take The Million Dollar Highway Through Colorado For An Incredible 133-Mile Scenic Adventure That Ends In An Outdoor Oasis. You'll love everything about this part of Colorado. Get out there and start exploring!