A Magnet for Musicians

Salida and Buena Vista Attract Big-Name Entertainment “Music is the universal language of mankind,” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Nashville is known for Country Music; New Orleans for blues and jazz…

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Make it 'Hop-pen' This Spring

When hunting for a place to spend Easter week, discover the beautiful “now this is Colorado” towns of Salida and Buena Vista. Here you’ll experience old-fashioned, small-town Easter celebrations…

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Kayaks on Snow

Monarch Mountain’s Signature Event is a True Colorado Original This highly entertaining one-of-a-kind race falls into a category all its own, somewhere between a Boater and Skier Cross format. Snow…

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Buena Vista Live Music Venues

The Lariat Bar and Grill For consistently great live music year-round, “The Rope” always rocks. It’s located on Main Street in a circa 1885 building that was once BV’s first post office. More than a…

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Salida Live Music Venues

Steamplant Theater Originally Salida’s first electric company in the 1800s, this historic building is now energized with entertainment. Compelling local, regional and national bands bring a wide…

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Apr├Ęs Ski Salida

DRINK: Irish Coffee Part wake-me-up, part wind-me-down, an Irish Coffee is the perfect snowy day sipper. It’s made with four parts hot coffee, two parts Irish whiskey, a teaspoon of sugar and some…

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