Visit the San Luis Valley Brewing Company and order a San Luis Valley’s Cumbres & Toltec #168 IPA — all proceeds go to the restoration of the #168, which will be returned to its natural habitat on the tracks of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.
After you've visited the museum, hop aboard a bike and head along the Arkansas River. You'll pass 100-year-old cottonwoods and see Pueblo's Riverwalk.
Get on the road for an hour and a half and head south to Fort Garland.
Fort Garland was built in 1858 during US expansion into the West. Visitors can explore life in an 1800s Army fort including five original adobe…
Point your car west on US-160 for a little less than 30 minutes to Alamosa for dinner.
All full-day rides on the Cumbres & Toltec include a delicious hot lunch at scenic Osier Station. Selections include roast turkey with all the trimmings, hot meatloaf and a salad bar.
Since the Cumbres & Toltec is a full-day ride, you'll keep chugging along after lunch.
To start your day off right, grab breakfast at the hotel before heading out for the day.
Head out of the park to Villa Grove — it's about an hour from the dunes.
Thirty minutes east of the tramway lies Salida, where you'll be ending the day.
Colorado's 1st licensed outfitter. Est. 1969. Whitewater from class II to V offered daily (1/2- to 8 day) trips on 8 different rivers. Custom fly…
You'll be ending this trip in Cañon City, so get on the road — will take an hour and a half — and get there in time for dinner.
Take a self-guided tour of downtown Cañon City as the sun sets.