Rock Climbing in Chaffee County, Colorado

Rock Climbing in Chaffee County, Colorado

Nestled in the Rocky Mountains, about two hours from Colorado Springs and three hours from Denver, the Salida, Colorado area offers outdoor enthusiasts plenty of opportunities for rock climbing. Salida is located in Chaffee County and is home to more than a dozen...
Filming the Show “Prospectors” in Colorado

Filming the Show “Prospectors” in Colorado

For the past five years, the TV show “Prospectors” has captured the hearts of viewers longing for an engrossing “strike it rich” story. The reality TV show premiered in March of 2013 on The Weather Channel and features a varied cast of...
Hiking 14ers in Salida, CO

Hiking 14ers in Salida, CO

Colorado is home to more mountain peaks exceeding altitudes of 14,000 feet above sea level than any other state in the country. If you are new to hiking the Colorado Trail, Chaffee County and the Sawatch Range offer adventure for both beginners, as well as experienced...

Golfing in Salida and Buena Vista

  Scenic Mountain Experiences Colorado features gorgeous outdoor golf courses, with views of snow-capped mountains and peaceful fields. There’s nothing like a round of golf in the fresh Colorado air for relaxation. From inspiring mountain views to traditional courses,...
Paddlefest in Buena Vista

Paddlefest in Buena Vista

Paddlefest in Buena Vista offers an amazing start to the summer in a picture-perfect mountain setting. Held over Memorial Day weekend, the event draws thousands of attendees and spectators who love river sports. Whether you’re interested in kayaking, stand up...
Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Tips

Thanks to Salida’s mild climate and valley location, severe winter weather driving conditions happen infrequently. But, it’s still a good idea to make sure you’re familiar with all the winter driving tips and techniques. This is especially true if...
Top Coffee Shops in Salida and Buena Vista

Top Coffee Shops in Salida and Buena Vista

Sometimes you just need a little caffeine pick-me-up to get your day started or to keep it going strong. That’s usually where your favorite local coffee shop comes in. But, when you’re on vacation, it can be difficult to know where to go to find the best...
Best Hot Springs In and Around Salida

Best Hot Springs In and Around Salida

Colorado is home to hundreds of hot springs and some of the best of those hot springs can be found in Salida and the surrounding area. These mineral-rich waters have long been believed to have healing and therapeutic properties. In addition, time spent in these...