You owe it yourself to enjoy a little getaway to one of the most peaceful places on Earth. To put the icing on the cake, literally, you should visit while there is at least a little snow on the ground. Set aside some time to make the 40-mile drive to Collbran before winter ends.
The next chance you get, set a course for Collbran, Colorado, and enjoy the tranquility of the Plateau Creek. The creek is accompanied by a paved trail, and it makes for the perfect early morning walk.
Make a trip to the Grand Mesa to visit an awesome memorial dedicated to American servicewoman. It's free, local, and only a short drive from the valley. The next chance you get, head to Collbran for the American Servicewomen's Memorial.