Archive for the ‘Just for Fun’ Category

Watch a Jeep Wrangler Climb a Vertical Wall!

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
Two 2018 Jeep Wrangler models parked on back country terrain with stream and trees in background

For years, Jeep Wrangler models have provided incredibly capable performance, especially when taking on off-road trails and terrain. Check out the video below to watch a Jeep Wrangler climb up a vertical wall in Sand Hollow, Utah! It’s pretty amazing to see what the 4×4 vehicle can do!


3 Public Campgrounds Near Grand Junction, CO

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
Tent pitched in front of lake and mountain range

Here at Carville’s Auto Mart, we love our camping. there are more than 4,000 campsites throughout Colorado state parks alone, so there is certainly no shortage of opportunities to get outside and enjoy nature while sitting around a fire and roasting a s’more. Are you looking for a public park to camp at near Grand Junction? Check out three public campgrounds near Grand Junction below!


Fun Snowmobiling Spots near Mesa County, CO

Friday, January 8th, 2021
Person jumping on snowmobile

Are you interested in shredding the gnar in your snowmobile this winter? It’s a great way to spend time outside and enjoy our beautiful Colorado winters! Luckily, you don’t have to pack up and head to the Rocky Mountains to enjoy some fun trails near Mesa County, CO! Continue reading below to learn about a few fun snowmobile spots close to Grand Junction!


Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving at Home

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
Design that says "Happy Thanksgiving"

Thanksgiving Celebration Ideas for 2020

With the COVID-19 virus spreading through Mesa County at an alarming rate, many families are following CDC recommendations to skip Thanksgiving celebrations with extended family and celebrate at home with those who live in the household. If you are searching for a few ideas on how to celebrate Turkey Day at home, we’ve compiled a list with a few ways to celebrate Thanksgiving at home. Check it out below!


Check out a video review of the 2021 Ford Bronco!

Friday, October 30th, 2020
2021 Ford Bronco in sand

Video: 2021 Ford Bronco First Look by Kelley Blue Book

The Ford Bronco is back and better than ever after a more than 20-year hiatus. It has a removable door and a removable roof, plenty of standard modern technology and provides capable off-road performance. Here at Carville’s Auto Mart in Grand Junction, Colorado, we are very excited about the return of the Ford Bronco, so we’re deciding to share a video First Look by Kelley Blue Book. Watch the video below to get an overview of the specs and features on the 2021 Ford Bronco.


Check out a few tips for driving a vehicle with a manual transmission!

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
Man resting hand on gear shifter of manual vehicle

Video: 15 Tips & Tricks of Driving Manual

Driving a stick shift can be tricky and if done incorrectly, can be costly to the clutch, transmission and other components of a vehicle. Before you hop in behind the wheel of a manual and take on the open road, watch the video below to learn 15 tips and tricks that are sure to come in handy while driving a vehicle with a manual transmission.


5 Hiking Trails to Explore near Mesa County, CO

Thursday, September 10th, 2020
Colorado National Monument in Grand Junction

Now that weather is turning and the Colorado temperatures are milder, it’s a great time to take advantage of all the beautiful nature surrounding us. Luckily, we live in a natural-wonder-packed part of the state with hundreds of miles of trails just waiting to be adventured upon. Check out five hiking trails near Mesa County, CO below!


Where to visit nature in Western Colorado

Friday, July 31st, 2020
Colorado scenery

National forests worth visiting in Western Colorado

National forests are great places to spend time, especially when you need to get away from it all. Social distancing? Can’t get much more distant than the middle of a massive protected forest. See where all the best ones are with our list of National forests worth visiting in Western Colorado.


Learn how to make your car shine like new both inside and out

Friday, July 31st, 2020
Person cleaning steering wheel of a car

Tips for hand washing and detailing your car

Cleaning your car, whether for an exterior hand wash or an interior detailing can be a point of pride for many, and we’ve discovered some helpful video tips for hand washing and detailing your car right here. Of course, if you are not looking to take care of it yourself, the team at Carville’s Auto Mart offers detailing services here in Grand Junction, CO.


What should I pack for my dog when going camping?

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
Dog sitting in tent by lake

How to Prepare for a Camping Trip with Your Dog

Before you can kick back and enjoy nature on a camping trip, you have to pack for the trip itself. Often, the quality of your camping trip can be determined by the gear you pack and the gear you forget. While trying to gather your tent, clothes, bug spray and camping gear, it may be easy to overlook packing for your furry friend. If you are wondering how to best prepare for a camping trip with your dog, check out a few tips and tricks below!