Delve into the Mystic San Luis Valley’s diverse history while you tour the area’s greatest murals and hop on some of the most scenic routes in southern Colorado. We’ll walk you through historic towns and give you a glimpse into the lives of early settlers, miners and cowboys through the lens of local artists.
The Spanish Peaks Arts Council (SPACe) is a local nonprofit that’s dedicated to supporting artists and art education in the region. Their gallery is a rich display of artists throughout the area, with rotating exhibits throughout the year. When you’re in La Veta, be sure to stop by and check them out. You can also help support the arts by donating, or by purchasing one of their vintage-style posters, which help fund the organization.
Under the shadows of the Spanish Peaks you’ll find Crafty Canary, a woman-owned microbrewery serving up some of the best batches of ale in town. Be sure to stop by and enjoy what’s on tap for the day.
Make your way to San Luis, one of Colorado's most fascinating towns.
Head west from San Luis to Antonito, a tiny town where an Indiana Jones scene was shot in 1988.
A 30-minute drive north lands you in Alamosa.