[Canoes and kayaks perched up in downtown. Photo: Steve Chapman] Take on Colorados largest National Historic District in one of the fascinating strolls with Salida Walking Tours. They offer a variety of historical tours including after hours ghost haunts.
Passionate, friendly local guides lead groups on these wild excursions. Learn about Salida’s Wild West past, which at times was violent.
Sightseeing Tours in Salida, CO
Tours are held year round. Most are daily during the summer, and select days during the winter. The Cemetery Tour is only once per week year round.
Darkside of Salida & Ghost Tour – This 75 minute dark tour guides you past the famous red light district and iconic spots around time. It passes by exact locations of murders and rumored spirits. Salida’s only serial killer, a tale of miner frightened to death, myths of the ghost train, and other chilling stories of the past. Free for children 8 and under.
Salida Wild West History Tour – Another 75 minute tour through the streets of historic downtown. This trip down memory lane retraces 1880-1900 Salida via a local historian. Guests are usually surprised to hear of so many secrets of the town’s past.
Salida Past to Present Tour – This 2 hour showcase tour retraces Salida’s long past to present. These small group tours navigate through historic downtown and along the Arkansas River. View one of the state’s most spectacular opera house, the 1890 Salida Opera House.
Cleora Cemetery Tour – 1 hour cemetery tour situated a few miles outside of town. Salida’s “boot hill” burial grounds, many historic pioneers rest here, hear their story. It’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Season: Year Round