Snowshoeing for Beginners in Salida, Colorado
If you are looking for a high outdoor family-friendly activity while staying at Creekside Chalets in Salida, Colorado, check out snowshoeing. It offers something for
Backcountry Skiing on Monarch Pass
Backcountry skiing is for people who want the ultimate challenge of ungroomed slopes in a beautiful, peaceful environment. Monarch Pass, at 11,312 feet, is one
Snowmobiling to Madonna Mine in an Epic Winter Adventure
There isn’t anything in the world quite the same as the invigorating fresh air and historic landscape of central Colorado. The towering mountain peaks and
2019 Ultimate Gift Guide to Salida, Colorado.
Nestled snugly in the beautiful Arkansas Valley, near Buena Vista in Salida, Colorado, Creekside Chalets is here to make this 2019 holiday season your most
Family Winter Fun in Salida, Colorado
If you’re looking for a place to enjoy some winter fun with your family, Salida, Colorado is the perfect destination
Gift Ideas for Adventurers
Are you fresh out of gift ideas as the holidays approach? It happens to all of us, and we’re going to solve your problem. This
Top Tips for Rockhounding in Chaffee County Colorado
Colorado is one of the best places in the United States to go rockhounding. Only California has a wider variety of minerals. Some people think
The History & Beauty of Browns Canyon
President Obama stated that “Conservation is a truly American idea.” Like others before him, he wanted to stress the value of our public lands and
The Best Antique and Vintage Stores in Salida
When you visit historic Salida, you have the fabulous opportunity to peruse the excellent vintage and antique shops that dot the local scene.
Agritourism in Salida, Colorado
Agritourism is the practice of visiting agricultural areas an have real-life experiences in different agricultural environments. It is fast becoming a “must-see” activity for visitors to Salida, Colorado.
Don’t Miss the Fiber Festival Sept. 7 & 8 at Riverside Park in Salida
The Eighth Annual Fiber Festival at Riverside Park along the Arkansas River in Salida is one of the premier events in the Central Colorado Rockies.
Experience Salida From Above
Visiting Salida in beautiful Chaffee County Colorado is an experience that gets better every time you visit. Each visit unlocks something new and provides exciting opportunities for vacationers. Known for its breathtaking views, many travelers enjoy visiting the area multiple times throughout the year. But how about enjoying your next trip to Salida from up in the air? Try some of these suggestions for a tour of a lifetime above the ground!
Best Hikes for Wildflower Lovers near Salida, Colorado
Summer is here, which means wildflower season is finally coming into full bloom. And there’s no better place to see wildflowers than in their natural
Enjoy Road Biking in Salida this Summer
Salida, Colorado is one of the most beautiful places in the Western United States. The mountains and their accompanying scenery make this the perfect landscape
5 Best Dirt Biking & ATV Trails in Salida & Buena Vista
One of the great things about staying at Creekside Chalets is that we are located near some of the best dirt biking & ATV trails
The Best Places in Salida for a Colorado 4×4 Adventure
Head into the vast wonders of Colorado from the quintessential mountain town of Salida. This central Colorado destination is brimming over with the Rocky Mountain
Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day at FIBArk!
Celebrate dear, ole Dad this Father’s Day at America’s premier whitewater boat race in Salida. The FIBArk was the First In Boating on the Arkansas River and this year will embark on the 71st anniversary of this fantastic festival.
Disc Golf is Fun for Everyone.
If you plan on visiting Salida, Colorado during the warmer months, disc golfing is a perfect way to spend a sunny day. The sport is an inexpensive way to get some exercise and have fun. The game is easier to master than traditional golf, and you don’t have to be an athlete to enjoy this entertaining activity.
Mother’s Day in Salida, CO
Salida, the Heart of the Rockies, is a small town with great opportunities for shopping, dining, and enjoying Colorado’s natural beauty. It is also the
What in the World is Llama Trekking and How Can You Do It?
You’ve likely heard of or seen mules, horses, camels, and other sturdy animals accompanying hikers and travelers during their treks into the wilderness. But, have you ever seen a Llama walking with them while on a hike?
The Old Yellow Honk House of Crazy Camp
Visitors to Creekside Chalets along US Highway 50 can’t help but notice just a stone’s throw to the east is the driveway of the Old Yellow Honk House. Guests at Creekside Chalets who are outside can sometimes hear the sounds of passing cars honking at the old house, and are left to wonder why they do it, and how it came to be so.
Top 10 Activities with Kids in Salida and Buena Vista, Colorado
Trying to plan the perfect family vacation can feel tough; ensuring that little ones remain entertained, adults aren’t left underwhelmed, and that everybody has experiences
Dog Sledding in Salida Colorado
More than likely you’ve heard about dog-sledding. At some point you probably watched a mini National Geographic segment on it in elementary school; but did
Your Ultimate Guide to Cross Country Skiing
Your Ultimate Guide to Cross Country Skiing Colorado has been a destination for winter sports and vacations for generations. When you combine the altitude, the
Holiday Gift Guide Locally Made Goods in Salida
Salida has so much to offer, from the picturesque accommodations at Creekside Chalets to the friendly locals who make you feel right at home, you cannot help but visit again and again. When you come to visit and stay for the holidays in this beautiful area, you have the chance to experience the rich variety of locally made goods which are unique to the surrounding culture. You will discover some of the best products Colorado has to offer when you discover Salida.