Known as the 'Heart of the Rockies', the city of Salida is surrounded by beautiful mountains and is the perfect retreat for outdoor enthusiasts. It is a historic town on the Arkansas River in Colorado where travelers can explore and enjoy the growing arts community. From mountain bike trails to hiking through the national forests, adventure awaits! You can also go rafting, kayaking, fishing, and relax in the healing hot springs during your vacation. There is everything from casual to fine-dining, as well as live music and theater in the evenings. Don’t forget to check out the historic Downtown area too.
Top things to do in Salida include the Arkansas Headwater Recreation Area where you can go white-water rafting and kayaking. This takes place on the Arkansas River and there are over 148 miles to explore. There are also hiking trails where you can enjoy nature too. The Monarch Crest Scenic Tram is a fantastic journey to the top of the Continental Divide, offering stunning views of the peaks. The Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center features the largest indoor hot springs in the US, so you can sit back and relax in an average of 86-degree water.
You'll find plenty of lodges and inns around Salida for a comfortable stay. There are also lots of campgrounds in Arkansas Headwater Recreation Area where you can sleep under the stars.
With 300 days of sunshine every year, Salida is open to tourism all year round. The warmest times to visit are from June to September. Springtime is also a fantastic to get outdoors.
Find the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, VRBO, Glamping Hub and others. We have 851 vacation rentals, hotels and other places to stay in Salida ranging from low-cost options to extravagant places to stay. A trip to Salida can be budget-friendly - the cheapest price rental is available at $23 per night. The average price of a vacation rental is $199 per night.
If you need to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 367 accommodations in Salida that have WiFi. 64 places to stay include a morning meal. You can maintain your workout regime by staying at one of 15 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Salida, you'll want to pick from 328 places to stay that provide parking. We track 20 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.
If you're traveling with your best friend, then make sure to select one of the 192 pet-friendly accommodations available.
In Salida AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 9 providers, including 209 places to stay from Airbnb, 35 accommodations from VRBO and 35 places to stay from Glamping Hub.
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