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Spanish Peaks Country: A Summer of Legends

Experience the Legends of Summer in Spanish Peaks Country, where three unique towns exhibit the best of history and community. 

Sustainability Activity

Visit the Museum of Friends

The Museum Of Friends (MOF) is a contemporary art museum. The museum's first 600 pieces on exhibit were given from respective artist friends. These friends continue to provide the museum with new art to expand the collection. By visiting and donating, you can help continue to grow the museum.

Day 1

activity

Go on a Hike

Cuchara, with its lush, pine forests, is made for hiking. Some of the town’s best trails are near Cuchara Mountain Park on the Baker Creek and Indian…

lunch

Charlie's Market

Charlie's has been locally owned and operated in La Veta Colorado since 1937. We are a full-service grocery store with a soda fountain.

activity

Drop a Line

Go fishing at North Lake, just south of the Cucharas Valley. The lake is 840 acres and is restricted to artificial flies and lures.

dinner

Dog Bar & Grill

Long considered the heart and soul of the Cuchara Valley, Dog Bar & Grill is the place to enjoy lunch on the outdoor deck with your favorite canine…

activity

The Bear's Den at Cuchara

The Bear's Den at Cuchara is a gift shop/mini golf course nestled at the foot of downtown Cuchara.

lodging

River's Edge Bed & Breakfast at Dodgeton Creek Inn

River's Edge Bed & Breakfast at Dodgeton Creek Inn is open year-round with deluxe accommodations that receive first-class attention. Located on…

Day 2

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breakfast

Paradise Coffee

Family-owned Paradise Coffee was brewed in April 2012. Serving a variety of delicious espresso, lattes and coffees.

activity

Francisco Fort Museum

An original adobe fort in continuous use since 1862. Saloon, log school, blacksmith shop, exhibits of  geology, Native and Hispanic cultures, anglo…

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lunch

George's Drive Inn Restaurant

This is the hottest thing going in the area. Nearly every day it’s obvious when you look at the multitude of parked vehicles, that the food is good…

activity

Head out on a Gallery Tour

La Veta may be small and laid-back, but it’s also the art hub of the Spanish Peaks Region. Galleries featuring local, national and international artists…

dinner

Alys' Restaurant

Each evening, we offer a delicious selection from our menu choices of lamb, steak, chicken, seafood or vegetarian complemented with fresh vegetables…

activity

La Veta Mercantile

Live music venue hosting a diverse lineup of performances.

lodging

Two Fox Cabins & RV's

Twelve rental cabins in La Veta. The property abuts the Cuchara River. We do daily, weekly and monthly rentals.

Day 3

breakfast

Serendipity Coffee House

“A taste of today in yesterday’s store” reflects what to expect on a visit to Serendipity. Owner Gaye Davis has chosen to create a coffee shop/specialty…

activity

Walsenburg Wild Waters

Fountains, splash buckets, water cannon tower, seal slide, lazy river, diving board and two giant waterslides!

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lunch

George's Drive Inn Restaurant

This is the hottest thing going in the area. Nearly every day it’s obvious when you look at the multitude of parked vehicles, that the food is good…

activity

Walsenburg Mining Museum

Explore the stories of coal miners and the struggles between the miners and operators. Located in a 1896 jail, the museum also has memorabilia from…

dinner

Corine's Mexican Food

Serving excellent Mexican food since 1956, with a red-chili sauce known throughout the land.

activity

Museum of Friends

Opened by artists Brendt and Maria Cocchiarelli Berger, this contemporary arts museum houses over 600 pieces of art, the majority of which has ben donated…

lodging

The Lofts Downtown

The Lofts Downtown is a home away from home for anyone looking to vacation, recreate, or visit the Walsenburg area.