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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 great yawning valleys are strewn with powdery snow and wild trees. It is quite possibly one of the most ideal places for snowmobiling in the world. You get a genuine …

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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 memorable one yet! There is something for everyone on your list in Salida. From local art and handmade goodies to food and drink made here in the Rocky Mountains, here …

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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 waters so that future generations could appreciate and enjoy them. On Feb. 19, 2015, President Obama proclaimed Browns Canyon, a National Monument. Forever protecting the 21,586 acres of pristine canyons, …

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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 habitat — the wild. A two-hour drive from Colorado Springs and around three hours from Denver, Colorado, you’ll find yourself in Chaffee County, home to the quaint and vibrant community …

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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 you’ll find in Colorado. The trails provide you with an opportunity to get up close and personal with the local flora and fauna, explore old mining towns, and take in …

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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 that create memories to last a lifetime is a tall order. Luckily, the Salida & Buena Vista area offers families a host of activities that’ll leave everybody happy after a …

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