Colorado hotel makes world’s best list

GATEWAY, Colo. — Gateway Canyons Resort in the remote mountain town of Gateway in Mesa County earned top honors from Travel + Leisure.

The magazine ranked the resort hotel the 52nd-best in the world, 11th-best in the U.S. and third-best in the West.

Gateway Canyons Resort is in Unaweep Canyon, one of the most unique red rock canyons in the world. It offers guests activities such as cattle drives, ranching education and roping lessons.

Gateway Canyons Resort was the only Colorado location to make the top 100.

Other mountain destinations did rank in the top 10 in the West, including Hotel Jerome in Aspen at No. 5 and The Sebastian Vail at No. 9.