So who else is driving around the state of Colorado for the holidays? Chances are you are going right past an amazing small-town restaurant that you had not heard about before.

Wouldn't it be great if somebody put a cool list of these great eateries together so you could plan a stop before you pass the place? Woohoo! Here it is.

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Colorado Has Tons of Small Towns with Great Restaurants

With lots of road trips coming up this time of year, how about some cool small-town restaurants with a reputation for great food? Some of these places we have already tried and others we can't wait to visit soon. We've stuck to places with a unique theme or a menu that is riddled with homestyle cooking or good old comfort food.

Check Out These Colorado Restaurants Off the Beaten Path That Are Worth the Drive

Our list of stops along the way includes Palisade, Steamboat Springs, Ridgway, Georgetown, Pagosa Springs, Montrose, Frisco, Cortez, Grand Junction, Fruita, Kit Carson, Livermore, Cedaredge, and more. If you are headed towards these destinations get ready for a fantastic meal.

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WIN $500: See All the 2021 Entries for Light Up the Grand Valley

Take a look at some of the Grand Valley's best holiday lights displays below. Think your house is one of the best decorated in the neighborhood? Send it to us and you could win $500.