- TripBuzz found 49 things to do with kids in or near Salida, Colorado, including 34 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Buena Vista, Nathrop and Canon City.
- From Granite Mountain Outfitters to Rocky Mountain Mini Golf, the Salida area offers 32 different types of family activities, including: Rafting, Scenic Drives, Off Road & ATV and Ziplines.
- Located in the heart of Colorado's Rocky Mountains is the city of Salida. An outdoor lovers dream, the riverfront town has many recreational opportunities for the thrill seeker. From fishing and hunting, to horseback riding and hiking, locals and tourists can enjoy the natural surroundings. The city also offers a diverse cultural and artistic landscape through its many museums and galleries.
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Buffalo Joe's Whitewater Rafting organizes a variety of rafting trips making use of inflatable kayaks, paddle and oar boats on the Arkansas River. The trips weave through the surrounding vistas such as Browns Canyon and Wild Horse Canyon offering scenic views.
Located in the Old Chaffee County Courthouse, the Buena Vista Heritage Museum showcases the history of this Colorado town. The museum is home to several exhibits including artifacts on mining and agriculture, historic fashions, a schoolroom area and model railroad.
Trail rides in the San Isabel National Forest and the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness area are offered by the Harvard City Riding Stables. They also offer fishing trips that are accessible by horseback and pack trips.
Whitewater rafting through Colorado is the primary service of Browns Canyon Rafting. Both the Arkansas River and the Clear Creek River are accessible for rafting through the company with both waterways providing their own type of excitement.
At the Collegiate Peaks Scenic Outlook, travelers have the chance to view the Colorado Aquamarine state gemstone and the Arkansas River. The path also features a high number of ghost towns and historic structures.
The family owned Jumpin' Good Goat Dairy produces a variety of delicious and award-winning goat cheese. The farm works to create sustainable farming and ethical treatment of the goats at the foot of the Colorado Rocky Mountain's Collegiate Peaks.