Historic Hot Springs Loop
Thermal hot springs flow abundantly throughout the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Soaking in natural mineral water is a time-honored tradition to enhance wellness. One thing is for sure: relaxation is the ultimate goal in these towns: Steamboat Springs, Buena Vista, Nathrop, Salida, Pagosa Springs, Ridgway, Ouray and Glenwood Springs.
Travel Like a Local:
Participate with in a trail repair project with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado.
Along the Byway: Travel the byway so that you end up in Buena Vista for lunch.
Stay for Dinner: Keep the fun going at Pagosa Brewing Company by having a bite of the crispy green beans or the meat eater pizza.
Head West & Then North: Travel the San Juan Skyway to the box-canyon-cradled town of Ouray.
Head North: Travel part of the byway north before breaking off and heading to your next stop: Glenwood Springs.
Head North Again: Leave Glenwood Springs and head north to Steamboat Springs, a welcoming Wild West town.