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3 Scenic Byways: Best in Class

Travelers assume that all 26 of Colorado’s Scenic Highways pass through gorgeous landscapes. That is a correct assumption. In addition, visitors will find a regional cluster of three byways in Southern Colorado, each boasting extraordinary excellence in a second intrinsic asset.   For the Scenic Highway of Legends, it is geology including the radial dikes [...]

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Colo-Road Trips Through Spanish Peaks Country

The Colorado Tourism Office promotes a wonderful feature called “Colo-Road Trips.” This curated collection of 3 to 7-day itineraries spans the state and all interests. Discover activities, attractions, and places to eat and stay in these easy to follow and informative itineraries. Want to take a Colo-Road through Spanish Peaks Country? Check out these incredible [...]

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3 Scenic Byways: Short Walks, Long Views

Three Scenic Byways in Southern Colorado offer a 3-day road tour for travelers who like frequent stops, short walks and awe-inspiring walking trails that are good for both kids and dogs. ​DAY 1: Highway of Legends Scenic and Historic Byway Breakfast: Bob and Earl's - Trinidad Website > Providing great food since 1993.  Here you can leave [...]

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A Great Day for a Hike

Improve your blood pressure, build muscle strength, boost your mood, and more by taking a hike. Hit the trails in Spanish Peaks Country where Colorado hiking is taken to a whole new level thanks to the unique geological features that dot the landscape and mountain views that fill the backdrop. Walsenburg, La Veta, and Cuchara [...]

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Art in an Afternoon

It doesn't take long to learn that Spanish Peaks Country has a thriving art scene. From galleries to art classes, theatrical performances, and more, this little pocket of Southern Colorado is sure to please every art lover. Activity #1 - Museum of Friends The Museum of Friends is a contemporary art museum whose core collection [...]

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Visit a Historic City

Huerfano County is uniquely situated between two Colorado cities, each with their own storied past. Trinidad, roughly 30 minutes south of Walsenburg, is an almost perfectly preserved Victorian city with a historic downtown studded with Italianate stonework facades that give the city a European look. Pueblo, 45 minutes north of Walsenburg, is known for cultivating [...]

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Drive a Scenic Byway

Cover some serious ground in one day by traveling along a Colorado Scenic Byway. Lucky for Spanish Peaks Country visitors, two of Colorado's 11 designated scenic byways pass through Huerfano County. Take in the geological wonders of the Highway of Legends, which starts in Trinidad, heads west into Stonewall, and then north into La Veta. Or, breathe in [...]

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Family Fun in Spanish Peaks Country

Spanish Peaks Country is awesome for families. We've got affordable, outdoor play that shows off our incredible scenery and cools you down when the days are hot. Activity #1 – Rio Grande Scenic Railroad Enjoy a leisurely and scenic ride that curves and winds through steep rocky grade and mountain meadows with elk, eagles, and [...]

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Explore Walsenburg

Spend the whole day exploring Walsenburg. From history and art to a refreshing hike filled with breathtaking scenery, this full-day itinerary has it all… and with minimal driving! Activity #1 - Walsenburg Mining Museum Learn about Walsenburg’s rich mining history at the Walsenburg Mining Museum. Explore artifacts from days gone by and dioramas depicting mining [...]

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Restaurants, recreation facilities, attractions, and more are now open with state-approved COVID-19 safety measures in place.

With plenty of open space, we offer an ideal place to get away and be safe. Business situations change frequently, so we recommend calling ahead.