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Discover History & the Outdoors on These Frontier Pathways

Discover History and the Outdoors on These Frontier Pathways
3 days
Beginning in Pueblo and winding around to the small town of Colorado City, the Frontier Pathways Scenic Byway will take you to museums, through adorable small towns and maybe even to a roadside attraction.

Sustainability Activity

How to Give Back to These Special Places:

There are special places and unique vistas around nearly every Colorado corner. You can help ensure these places exist for generations to come by staying on roads and trails, keeping speeds in check, leaving campsites and picnic spots just as you found them, and following instructional signs while you’re out and about in our state.

Day 1
Activity

El Pueblo History Museum

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El Pueblo History Museum showcases the region's many cultural and ethnic groups through innovative exhibits including the Borderlands of Southern Colorado and the award-winning Children of... Read More

Lunch

Hopscotch Bakery

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Put a hop, skip and a jump in your day at Hopscotch Bakery! Located in downtown Puebloʼs Union Avenue Historic District, Hopscotch Bakery is the culmination of both a life-long dream and... Read More

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Steelworks Museum of Industry and Culture / Bessemer Historical Society

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Experience the 'Story of Steel' and the rich cultural heritage of the region. Experience the mighty steel mill and coal mining camps through interactive displays. See a restored medical... Read More

Dinner

Brues Alehouse Brewing Co.

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Excitement resounds in the entirety of our operation. We are a united team of talented craftsmen pioneering a new experience for our community and beyond. To innovate, to learn, to evolve, and... Read More

Activity

Pueblo Creative Corridor

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The area is packed with galleries, museums, street sculpture and fountains, cafés, live music, and street performers that are all ready to challenge your imagination and inspire your visit. The... Read More

Lodging

Holiday Inn & Suites - Pueblo

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Business and leisure travelers enjoy our new hotel, located in the heart of pueblo. Read More
Day 2
Breakfast

B Street Cafe

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We are a locally owned and operated cafe proudly serving Pueblo!

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Activity

Hike the Lewis Creek Trail

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The Lewis Creek Trail is a 5.8-mile moderate hike with scenic views. Dogs are welcome, as long as they're leashed.
Lunch

Tony's Mountain Pizza

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Family friendly in Westcliffe. Plan your next get-together here. Occasional live entertainment, casual cocktail area. Take out available.

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Explore the Historic Downtowns of Silver Cliff & Westcliffe

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These two spots have charming main streets that are prime for exploration. Snap some photos of the original town hall and fire station in Silver Cliff and the Historic Jones Theater and schoolhouse in Westcliffe.
Dinner

Alpine Lodge & Restaurant

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Open year round. Quaint mountain cabins nestled among pines and aspens and bordered by San Isabel National Forest with its famous Rainbow Trail to the high country. Two-bedroom cabins sleep 2-4,... Read More
Activity

Smokey Jack Observatory

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The Smokey Jack Observatory boasts a retractable roof and a 14-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with computer-guided pointing and tracking to view the majestic night sky. Attend one of the free... Read More
Lodging

Camp for the Night

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The Davenport Campground was one of the first Forest Service campgrounds in the country. Spend the night under the stars here and enjoy the Adirondack shelters with stone fireplaces.
Day 3
Breakfast

Lodge at San Isabel, General Store & Restaurant

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Welcome to The Lodge, located in the beautiful San Isabel National Forest of southern Colorado in an area called the Wet Mountains, The Lodge features a restaurant, gift shop, general store, cabin... Read More
Activity

Bishop Castle

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For nearly 60 years, Jim Bishop has been constructing one of the most impressive monuments to perseverance in Colorado. Bishop castle is a monumental statue in stone and iron. Read More
Lunch

Three Sisters Tavern & Cafe

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When you first enter Three Sisters Tavern and Grill, you immediately notice the rustic and quaint atmosphere in the restaurant and bar. Then you are greeted by our smiling and friendly staff member... Read More
Activity

Spend the Afternoon Fishing

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Cast a line on Lake Beckwith or just enjoy the sun on the 1.4-mile cement walkway that surrounds it.

Insider's Tip

The Reel Deal:

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Dinner

Obie's BBQ

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Pit Smoked Texas bar-b-que in Colorado City, Colorado. Read More
Activity

Viktorios Pizzeria & Bar

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Come down and shoot a game of pool, play darts or horseshoes while enjoying our full-bar and Italian, Mexican and American food. We also have 35 different flavors of soft-serve ice cream. Read More
Lodging

Spend a Night Outside

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Open year-round, the Greenhorn Meadows Campground offers electric and non-electric sites as well as a gazebo, basketball court and horseshoe pit — no getting bored here!