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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Planning your Business Meeting in Salida, Colorado- Make Fun of Work!

Salida, CO is one of those places that can easily be considered a hidden gem.  Located a few hours away from the Denver Metro Area, just over the Continental Divide, Salida is situated near majestic 14ers, natural hot springs, and some of the best world-class skiing Colorado has to offer.  It’s no surprise that when it comes to location, Salida cannot be beaten.

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Salida Distilleries- A Guided Tour

Colorado has built quite a reputation in the last twenty years as being home to some of the best and most diverse craft beer this side of Bavaria.  You almost can’t throw a rock these days without hitting a new microbrewery, and the best part is they are all good! But not a lot of people know that Colorado is also home to some world-class vineyards, as well as some excellent distilleries. Some of which are right here in Salida. Maybe the remoteness makes finding these gems so much more interesting, and the spirits they are distilling, that much more palatable.

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History of the Salida Smokestack in Smeltertown

Drive just west of Salida, and you’ll see it: the 365-foot Salida Smokestack. When it was completed in 1917, it was the tallest smokestack west of the Mississippi. What’s the history of this dramatic building, a relic of early 1900’s America?

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Locally Owned Downtown Businesses in Salida

As locals, we are proud of the art, food, history, and incredible passion our local businesses pour into their jobs every day. It’s almost impossible to choose our favorite Main Street spots, but here are some of the best downtown sites to visit during your stay with us.
As locals, we are proud of the art, food, history, and incredible passion our local businesses pour into their jobs every day. It’s almost impossible to choose our favorite Main Street spots, but here are some of the best downtown sites to visit during your stay with us.

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Stand Up Paddleboarding in Salida

If you’re unfamiliar with this exciting sport, imagine a cross between surfing and kayaking and you’ve almost got the idea.

Stand up paddleboarding (known as SUP) features wide boards resembling surfboards. Participants kneel or stand on the boards and use a long paddle to move and steer in the water. It’s relatively easy to learn on flat water, though it takes a little balance, core strength, and coordination. With practice, you can step-up from calm water SUP to some whitewater river paddles or even to some river “surfing.”

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How to Prepare for Your Hunt in Salida, Colorado

If you’re looking for a scenic location with plentiful game, then Salida, Colorado, is the hunting ground for you. With high elevations and thick forests, game hunting is plentiful in and around the Chaffee County area. Whether you’re looking to hunt elk, deer, small game, or even bighorn sheep, you should consider Salida for your next hunting trip.

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