Tours in Salida
Home to Colorado's Largest National Historic District
Our 5-star rated tours have something entertaining for every age and interest.
A perfect outing for families, reunions, ghost hunters, wedding parties, beer fans, hardcore history lovers, or those simply wanting a fun experience.
With 136 structures preserved from 1883 to 1910, Salida is jam-packed with fascinating stories and actively haunted buildings.
We know all about them. Salida is also home to a large microbrew scene and we can get you behind the scenes.
When you're looking for something exciting and interesting to do in Salida, Colorado, think of us!
For locals or visitors here on vacation, our 5-star rated tours are the perfect way to uncover the hidden treasures of this cool mountain town.
Ghosts? Oh, yeah. They live in many downtown buildings.
Wild west shootouts, brutal fights, and larger-than-life characters? It all happened in this pioneer town.
And we know the stories better than anyone.
Plus, we'll show you the local favorites for food, drinks, and shopping.
Tours regularly sell out, so book early!
Our longest, most detailed tour with the smallest groups. This one is for hardcore history buffs who want to know as much as possible about Salida--the fascinating stories, the wild brothel district, the shootouts, murders, architecture, and culture.
Lots of information and sights are crammed into a 3-hour slow-walking exploration.
Details for this tour are based on the best-selling Salida Sam historical book series, written by local historian and Salida Walking Tours owner, Steven T. Chapman.
2.5 - 3 hours
Salida is a beer lover's paradise. Adding to beautiful surroundings, brewers flocked to this area and created a micro-brew community on par with any in the State.
Join this exclusive tour. Nowhere else can you experience a behind-the-scenes look at select local breweries. You'll learn fascinating details about the art of brewing, discover how your favorite beers get created and uncover the secrets of Salida's brew scene.
This tour includes two stops and eight five-ounce samples--score!
Salida has a bloody history. Dare to walk the haunted streets of our past with your knowledgeable guide on this spine-chilling tour. Bring your camera! (We are not responsible for demonic possessions).
Ask about ghosts in Salida, & you'll hear plenty of stories. Let your guide take you past dark alleys, pointing out the infamous red-light district & the exact locations of murders & restless spirits.
Relive bloody shootouts, the bawdy red-light district, and fires that leveled the town. Engaging storytelling you won't soon forget. You'll never again see Salida the same after journeying into our colorful past.
Explore our bloody history on this intimate walking tour. Be entranced by fascinating tales of Salida's early days. Guests are amazed by the many hidden secrets of Colorado's largest National Historic District.
Fall, Winter, & Spring Schedule
September 1 - May 1
*For the safety & health of all, tours are NOT held if temperature/wind chill is low enough to be dangerous.
Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Friday & Saturday
2.5 - 3 hours
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
What an amazing experience! We did the Ghost tour and it was extremely fun and left grizzly spooks in our souls.
Very informative and comprehensive. Fascinating history.
My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed our tour! Our guide was knowledgeable, articulate, and entertaining. The pace was comfortable, and he wore a mic so there was no problem hearing him speak.