Archive for the ‘Just for Fun’ Category

Top 3 Adventure Spots in Grand Junction, CO

Monday, August 9th, 2021
People Mountain Bike Riding

What are the Best 3 Fun Places to Visit in Grand Junction, CO?

It is great news that the Covid situation around the world is relatively better than what it was at the same time last year. People are following the Covid protocols diligently while moving out of their homes for work, food, fun, and much more. Residents around the Grand Junction area are starting to move out of the homes as well. The improving situation calls for fun and enjoyment, especially for the kids who have been cooped up inside houses for months together.


Video: How a Car Engine Works

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021
Mechanic working on engine with socket wrench

Here at Carville’s Auto Mart in Grand Junction, CO, we definitely understand that vehicles are complex machines. The engine contains numerous components that require service and maintenance to perform in the best conditions possible. Are you interested in taking a look at how a car engine works? Check out the video below.


5 Public Golf Courses in Mesa County, CO

Thursday, July 15th, 2021
Golf bags in front of sunset

Golf is a wonderful warm weather activity and there is a slew of courses to choose from in the Mesa County, CO area. Are you interested in learning about public golf courses in the Grand Junction area? Check out a list of 5 local courses compiled by our Carville’s Auto Mart team.


Video: Off-Road Exploring in the Grand Mesa National Forest

Saturday, July 10th, 2021
2022 Toyota Tacoma from exterior front

Here at Carville’s Auto Mart, we love off-road exploring. We carry a vast inventory of vehicles that provide capable performance when trekking through off-road terrains, like used Toyota Tacoma and Tundra 4×4 trucks, 4×4 Ford F-150 and RAM 1500 trucks, Trail-Rated 4×4 Jeep SUVs and many other off-road-ready vehicles. Are you interested in learning about off-roading trails in our Grand Junction, Colorado backyard? Check out a video from Scenic City Adventures on YouTube titled “Big Rocks & Tight Trails // Exploring Grand Mesa Colorado”.


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.