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PRIVATE
BUENA VISTA WILD WEST HISTORY TOUR

WHY BOOK THIS PRIVATE TOUR?

Private Tours Only. $150 for up to 5 guests. $30 per guest after.

Contact the office to arrange a date.

 

History nerds love Buena Vista.  Our fascinating history rivals any wild west town. On this 5-star rated tour, you will relive deadly shootouts, visit the bawdy red-light district, and learn about a famous madam. Our guides provide engaging storytelling and historic photographs from the 1880s that you won't soon forget. 

 

  • Learn why the town name is pronounced so unusually

  • See the original jailhouse which housed notorious outlaws

  • View buildings still roamed by ghosts

"...made history come alive with stories, evidence, photos, and more....very knowledgeable and professional...love of the town and its history was contagious. I highly recommend this company and experience for all ages."
~Jan Attoma

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EXPERIENCE THE WILD WEST

Costumed guides lead this intimate, small-group walking tour.

See historical Buena Vista on this intimate, small-group walking tour.

Be entranced by fascinating tales of Buena Vista's remarkable history.

 

Visitors and residents alike are amazed to learn the many hidden secrets of this cool little mountain town.

 

  • Uncover interesting details of Victorian-era structures

  • Visit the brothel of Cock-Eyed Liz, our most famous madam

  • Shootouts that made newspapers around the nation

"Totally loved this tour!!! If you are interested in how this city got its start and are curious about the interesting characters, this tour is for you!"
~Teresa Sweetwood

100% OUTDOORS ~ NOTHING TOUCHED

This is the most popular of our historical tours. Guests from around the world rate this a 5-star experience on every travel platform.

 

  • Learn how we relocated the county seat in the night

  • The grisly story of the only legal hanging in the county. 

  • Learn how electricity arrived in 1888

 

"...a great tour! I especially enjoyed hearing stories about the past. It made the rest of our visit to the town even more enjoyable. Almost made us feel like "locals". :-). Would highly recommend!"
~Leslie Harris

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY

KATHELEEN NICOLLS

We had out of town guests. The tour was a great outing, and a fun way to give them a little taste of Salida.

KAY FREVERT

A great tour, interesting stories and history, visual connections to history, and a fun guide.
Highly recommend doing this!!

GAYLE ANNE DUDLEY

It was FAB and even tho I thought I knew a LOT about Salida, I learned SO much more. AND it was fun fun fun!