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Winter Getaway to Adventure in Salida

Winter Getaway to Adventure in Salida
3 days
Drive across snow drifts atop a fat bike or snowmobile or take off down a hill on a tube. Whichever you choose, Salida offers visitors a winter getaway fit for adventurers.

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Feel like donating or volunteering? Check out this list of area locations to give back to Salida.

Insider's Tip

Road Conditions:

Remember to stay safe and use caution. Road conditions and weather can change rapidly and frequently. Call 511 when traveling in and out of the area or use this site for information on roads.

Day 1
Activity

Tubing at Monarch Mountain

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Take a break from the slopes and go snow tubing down one of the hills at Monarch Tubing Park.
Lunch

Sidewinder Saloon

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The Sidewinder Saloon at Monarch Mountain features full-service sitdown dining, locally crafted beer and spirits, and a full menu. We are famous for our amazing nachos, burger menu and house-made... Read More
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Monarch Snowmobile Tours & Rentals

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Join Monarch Snowmobile Tours and Rentals and ride where the snow is. We have guided tours of varied lengths through the snow-capped winter wilderness. Read More
Dinner

Grimo's Italian Restaurant

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Authentic Italian food, homemade soups and sauces. Great wines, mixed drinks and beer to help you wash it all down. Established in 1985. Family owned and operated. Read More
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Vino Salida

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Our Colorado wines are crafted in small batches from Colorado grapes and local honey. Tours and tastings are always available.

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Lodging

Poncha Lodge

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The Poncha Lodge Motel is located in the historic town of Poncha Springs. Only 15 minutes away from one of the greatest ski resorts in Colorado, Monarch Mountain. Fourteen clean cabin-style... 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

Monarch Dog Sled Rides

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We offer thrilling dog sled rides through the beautiful San Isabel National Forest. Tours can last from 1.25 hours to 3 hours. Come learn about the northern sport of mushing, learn how to... Read More

Lunch

Amicas

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At Amicas we transform the freshest, highest-quality ingredients into delicious pizzas, paninis; scrumptious salads; home-made desserts; and microbrews all worth traveling for. Whether you've... Read More

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Salida Walking Tours

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

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Dinner

Currents Restaurant

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Currents is the place to be for steak and seafood. We offer something for every budget and taste; from steak and crab cakes to fried chicken and fresh seafood specials. Stop in and try some... Read More

Activity

146 Taphouse

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We offer 40 self-serve beer and wine taps. We also carry canned wines, mixed drinks and bottled wines. Live music. 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

Day 3
Breakfast

Café Dawn

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Cafe dawn offers a delicious cup of coffee, great service and a relaxing space to read a book or meet up with friends. We are dedicated to consistently serving high-quality organic coffee and tea. Read More
Activity

Buena Vista Mountain Adventures

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We lead trips and educational courses for all levels of outdoor enthusiasts and specialize in the winter adventures that make Colorado a world class destination, including guided snowshoeing,... Read More

Lunch

Taco Del Gnar Salida

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Passion will be tasted in every bite. The “tattoo shop” atmosphere, the hand-crafted margaritas, and muse-inspired daily creations guarantee good vibes with a family-friendly, casual dining... Read More
Activity

Go Fat Biking

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Bike over snow covered trails on these bicycles with fat tires. Trails exist all over the Salida area so you can find the best option for your skill level.
Dinner

50 Burger Shakes & Beer

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Our menu is created with the highest quality ingredients. Custom-blended brisket burgers, turkey burgers, grilled chicken, fresh fish, salads and sandwiches. Everything is made in house with fresh,... 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

Silver Ridge Lodge

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