Few corners of the world can match Salida’s variety of year-round activities. Shred Monarch Mountain in the winter. Enjoy the Arkansas River in the summer. And hit our epic trail system just about any season.
Foodies, rejoice! Salida boasts more than pub grub. (Though we do that really well, too.) Whether you want to dine al fresco by the river or enjoy a more formal experience, we’ve got your taste buds covered.
Motels, hotels, hostels, BnBs — where you lay your head at night is an important part of any visit. Whichever option you choose, you’re pretty much guaranteed Salida’s quintessential small-town service with a smile.
You’re bound to take home some great memories from your stay. Why not complement them with some equally delightful purchases. Salida offers high-end artwork, charming souvenirs, and everything in between.
Did you know that Salida was one of Colorado’s first Creative Districts? Spend a little time downtown and you’ll see why. We’ve got galleries galore, public art pieces aplenty, and live music most days of the week.
FIBArk, Art Walk, Brewers Rendezvous, Winefest — the list goes on and on. Festival season typically runs Memorial Day to Labor Day, but we like to throw in a few off-peak events to keep folks on their toes.
Big skies, ridiculous clouds, epic sunsets, a dozen 14ers nearby, miles and miles of trails — Salida’s natural beauty is one of its biggest draws. So get out in it! We can help you figure out how to rough it in style.
Do dogs smile? In Salida, they do. Sure, our parks are pup-prohibitive, but we’ve got plenty of spots that welcome Spots. Click through to discover all of Salida’s pet-friendly businesses and lodging options.
Salida is amazing! We had such a wonderful time exploring the town and its surroundings. We’ve decided to come back again and again.
I’ve visited Salida more than half a dozen times in the last four years. I keep coming back because, well, how in the world could you not come back once you’ve been here?
I loved Salida. It is a town surrounded by beautiful mountains and breathtaking views. It has a peaceful and warm-hearted atmosphere and the people are very friendly. Great place to ride a bike!
Our family visited Salida over the summer and we were amazed at all of the activities available at our doorstep. During our four-day stay we rafted, rode horses, hiked, and hit a great beer festival. We can’t wait to return!