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Full Day Itineraries

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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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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