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Nostalgia Tour of Salida: Feel Like a Kid Again

Nostalgia Tour of Salida: Feel Like a Kid Again
3 days

From arcade games to bowling to a ghost town, Salida is packed with delightful hints of the past.

Sustainability Activity

Agricultural Awareness:

Support Guidestone Colorado, which serves youth, families and emerging farmers and ranchers through education opportunities.

Insider's Tip

Wildlife Watch:

When traveling west on Highway 50 (from Cañon City), watch for bighorn sheep grazing around the Arkansas River. Deer are easily viewed throughout the town of Salida. And looking up to the sky, watch for osprey, bald eagles and red-tailed hawks.

Day 1
Activity

Rocky Mountain Mini Golf

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Eighteen-hole miniature golf with stunning mountain views in three directions. Read More
Lunch

Moonlight Pizza and Brewpub

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A community center need only serve great pizza. We take pride in the freshness of our dough and veggies. Our dough was made today. It wasn't made in Topeka, frozen, shipped here, and warmed up.... Read More

Activity

Fun Street Family Arcade

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Come play your favorite classic arcade games as well as pool, shuffleboard, air hockey and so much more. Read More
Dinner

Wallbangers Sports Bar & Grill

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Salida's favorite place to catch the game and enjoy a fresh meal. With a menu of classic comfort food like smoked wings, burgers, chicken fried steak, and more, there's a little something for... Read More
Activity

Split Happens Bowling Center

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A well-established bowling alley, bowling center, full-service bar and lounge, and much more. Read More
Lodging

Amigo Motor Lodge

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A newly renovated boutique motel with 60-year-old bones. Modern furnishings meet minimalist design to create a space that is friendly, casual and above all, comfortable. The property is complete... Read More

Day 2
Breakfast

The Patio Pancake Place

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The Patio Pancake Place strives to deliver the best in wholesome breakfast & lunch fare.

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Activity

St. Elmo Ghost Town

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It is said that St. Elmo's population rode the last train out of town and never came back.

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Lunch

Mama D’s Deli

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Grinders, Chicago-style hot dogs and chili dogs, as well as adding several new entrees. All of our delicious menu items are made fresh daily for your enjoyment.

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Activity

Salida Walking Tours

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Explore Colorado's largest National Historic District with our friendly local guides.

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Dinner

Shallots

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Upscale casual dining with an evolving menu and artisan cocktails in beautiful downtown Salida, Colorado Read More
Activity

Salida Hot Springs

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The Salida Hot Springs Pool is the largest indoor hot springs facility in the country.  Our water is gathered from an underground springs eight miles up the road, high in the Rocky Mountains. ... Read More

Lodging

Silver Ridge Lodge

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Quiet, clean, local family-owned lodge. Convenience/hospitality. Read More
Day 3
Breakfast

Tony's Restaurant

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American and Mexican food, simply prepared and a great value. Read More
Activity

ArkAnglers

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Guided Fly-Fishing in Salida & Buena Vista. Beginners Welcome. Full-Service Fly Shops. Read More

Insider's Tip

The Reel Deal:

The Colorado Parks & Wildlife fishing app can help you discover 1,300 fishing locations, check conditions and regulations and more. Search CPW Fishing in the Apple App Store and on Google Play. 

Lunch

Cosmos Fresh Pasta

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Cosmos Pasta of Salida makes small-batches of fresh and filled pastas daily. We're committed to using the best ingredients available, also offering vegetarian and gluten-free options. Read More
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Libations Tour

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Spend time sipping and sampling at craft-beverage spots like Wood's High Mountain Distillery, Soulcraft Brewing, Elevation Beer Company, Vino Salida, and Mountain Spirit Winery. Colorado Adventure Tours can provide the ride!
Dinner

Boathouse Cantina

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We serve fresh organic and local produce and there is no doubt that you can taste the difference! Sit next to the river and sip on one of our house engineered specialty cocktails or try a local wine. Read More
Activity

SteamPlant Theater & Event Center

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Steamplant performing arts venue in historic downtown Salida. The historic SteamPlant Event Center offers a riverside, multi-use... Read More

Lodging

Palace Hotel

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Located in Historic Downtown Salida, Colorado, alongside the banks of the Arkansas River, the renovated Palace Hotel offers boutique caliber lodging within footsteps of shopping, dining, hiking,... Read More