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The Highway of Legends, Delicious Food & Great Times

The Highway of Legends, Delicious Food & Great Times
3 days
This southern Colorado, kid-friendly adventure will provide the perfect staycation.

Sustainability Activity

Be a Theater Supporter:

The Southern Colorado Repertory Theatre is always looking for help to support their plays and provide a wide range of youth programs. 

Day 1
Activity

Visit the Pueblo Riverwalk

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With acres upon acres of land and thousands of feet of water, the Pueblo Riverwalk is just waiting to be explored by foot or boat. Don't forget to read the historical timeline across the bridge.
Lunch

Angelo's Pizza Parlor

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Making pizza has been a tradition in our family, and the recipes have been passed down through many generations. The passion for good food always started in the kitchen and always ended around... Read More

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Francisco Fort Museum

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An original adobe fort in continuous use since 1862. Saloon, log school, blacksmith shop, exhibits of  geology, Native and Hispanic cultures, anglo settlement, local industry. Special free... Read More

Dinner

Rino's Italian Restaurant & Steakhouse

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Inspired by a love of music and Italian cooking...Our authentic recipes combined with warm hospitality and a talented crew of singing waiters, create a dining experience you will never forget. Read More
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Southern Colorado Repertory Theatre

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The SCRT in Trinidad produces professional theatre, community theatre, special theatrical events and educational programs for teens and youth.

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Lodging

La Quinta Inn & Suites Trinidad

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Take advantage of our pet-friendly hotel's many modern amenities, free hotel features, friendly service, and convenient location near the city's downtown hub. Read More
Day 2
Breakfast

Perkatory Coffee House

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Full service espresso bar. Hot tea from around the world. Fresh made baked goods, snacks, and goodies. Read More
Activity

Highway of Legends - Scenic and Historic Byway

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Enjoy dramatic settings that have inspired tall tales. Read More
Lunch

Dine at the Monument Lake View Restaurant

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Stop at the Monument Lake Resort's restaurant for chili fries, a smothered burrito or an almond cranberry salad.
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Take a Hike

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Take the Salazar Trail for incredible vistas.
Dinner

Tequila's Family Mexican Restaurant

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Tequila's Mexican Restaurant In Trinidad, Colorado have been passionately creating dishes from freshest ingredients and fine traditional Mexican food recipes since 2003. Our exotic, robust flavors... Read More

Insider's Tip

Go for a Dip: Dive into the indoor pool at the La Quinta before heading off to bed.
Lodging

La Quinta Inn & Suites Trinidad

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Take advantage of our pet-friendly hotel's many modern amenities, free hotel features, friendly service, and convenient location near the city's downtown hub. Read More
Day 3
Breakfast

Emily's Kitchen & Garden Cafe at Mt. Carmel

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The little café under the church where you're treated like family. Serving breakfast and lunch Monday-Friday. Read More
Activity

Trolley Around Town

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See downtown Trinidad from an adorable trolley that runs seven days a week on the hour.
Lunch

Hike to Your Picnic

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Pick up ready-made sandwiches, chips and water — of course — at the Trinidad Safeway before hiking to the Sierra Vista Overlook. Hikers can follow a three-mile section of the Santa Fe National Historic Trail to the Timpas Picnic Area.
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Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site

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Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site features a reconstructed 1840s adobe fur trading post on the mountain branch of the Santa Fe Trail where traders, trappers, travelers, and the Cheyenne and... Read More

Dinner

New China Restaurant

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Our restaurant offers a wide array of authentic Chinese dishes such as Moo Goo Gai Pan, Sesame Chicken, Spare Ribs, Twice-Cooked Pork, Hunan Chicken, and Seafood Delight. Read More
Activity

Pick Out Some Fruit

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Visit Rocky Ford's fruit and vegetable stands, like Knapp's Farm Market
Lodging

Hampton Inn La Junta

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Stay at the Hampton Inn La Junta hotel located off Highway 50 and accessible to a variety of popular cultural attractions. Spend a day on the water at nearby John Martin Reservoir or dive into... Read More