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Suggested Itineraries

Biking in Buena Vista

Buena Vista is a biker’s paradise.  From a cruiser ride around town to a mountain bike ride on one of the many nearby trails, this area offers something for everyone.  So bring your bi...  Details

Downtown Salida Colorado

Enjoy Salida

Filled with charm and character, Salida offers something for everyone.  Enjoy shopping the antique & consignment stores or find that perfect piece of art at one of its galleries. The Arkansas...  Details

Explore Central Colorado History

Central Colorado is rich with as much history as it has been with silver and gold. Visiting ghost towns helps you relive the past while at the same time takes your breath away with the glorious scener...  Details

Chalk Cliffs, Nathrop, CO

Explore Chalk Creek Canyon

The 10.6 mile drive from Nathrop to St. Elmo in Chaffee County has hot springs, hiking trails, roadside aspen groves and historic ghost towns.

Clear Creek Canyon Colorado

Explore Historic Clear Creek in Chaffee County

Beautiful Clear Creek Canyon is home to waterfalls, wildlife and history.

Explore Leadville

Leadville is one of the most unique towns you will ever visit.  High in the scenic Rocky Mountains (10,000 feet) in Central Colorado this historic town is full of gold rush history.  Its lar...  Details

Buena Vista Depot Musuem sign

Explore Railroads & History

Railroads played a major role in the development and economy of Central Colorado. Throughout the region one can visit many sites of railroad history.

Biking in Colorado

Outdoor Rec in BV

Located in the heart of Fourteener Country, Buena Vista lies at the base of the Collegiate Peaks mountain range and is an outdoor sportsman’s paradise! Situated at 8,000 feet Buena Vista enjoys ...  Details

Summer Time Fun

Clear, warm days and cool refreshing nights make summer in Fourteener Country heaven in the outdoors. How you enjoy it is up to you. The hard part may be picking from your options. Feeling energe...  Details

Rafting in Browns Canon near Buena Vista, CO

The Adventure Seeker

If you’re seeking outdoor adventure, surely you’ve come to the right place. Whip down a series of whitewater rapids on the young and nimble Arkansas River that carves its way through our...  Details

Colorado Ski Slopes

Winter Visit Ideas

Winter is the season when Fourteener Country’s location really pays off. Yes, we’ve got snow! The high mountains offer some of the best snow conditions for skiing, snowboarding, snowmobili...  Details

Upcoming Events

Buena Vista Farmer's Market (free)

Friday,  June 30

Buena Vista

Rapids & Grass (A River & Music Festival) (free)

Saturday,  July 1

Buena Vista

Fairplay Independence Day Celebration (free)

Tuesday,  July 4

Fairplay

Buena Vista Farmer's Market (free)

Friday,  July 7

Buena Vista

Silver Rush 50 MTB

Saturday,  July 8

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