EXTENDED WILD WEST HISTORY TOUR
WHAT MAKES THIS TOUR SPECIAL?
This is the favorite tour among our guides. It's perfect for those wanting a deeper dive into Salida's remarkable history. You'll hear fascinating, true stories, learn interesting facts, visit famous sights, and get a behind-the-scenes look at Colorado's largest National Historic District. Plus, you'll visit sites off-limits to the public.
Take a private tour of a famous hotel from 1909
Be captivated by the saga of Salida's most famous Marshall
See exact locations of active hauntings
See where the infamous fire of 1886 ended
See beautiful, 140-year-old 'ghost signs'
Visit the spot of Salida's first mortuary
INSIDER ACCESS TO HISTORIC BUILDINGS
This tour visits places most tourists never know about. Hear fascinating tales of Salida's exciting, often violent, history. Plus, get the inside scoop on the best spots for dining, drinking, and shopping.
View the beautiful 1890 Salida Opera House
Learn fascinating details of beautiful Victorian buildings
See the burial site of Loyal Duke, Salida's most beloved dog
Walk past historic Union Hotel--discover what made it special
Visit the spot of a grisly lynching that made national news
Hear how Salida had electricity in 1887 and see the site
5-STAR RATED TOUR
Guests from around-the-world rate this a 5-star experience on every travel platform. Schedule now and join the fun.
Hear a retelling of infamous shootouts & murders
Discover the story of how Salida funded the town on vice
See a bank vault from 1895
View historic photographs from pre-1900s Salida
Be captivated by the retelling of our most deadly shootout
Enjoy a complimentary ice cream cone at the tour's end
FALL, WINTER & SPRING SCHEDULE
September 26 - May 1
11:00 AM ~ $40
TUESDAY & THURSDAY
24 person maximum. Tours happen regardless of the weather. Please wear appropriate attire. The tour route goes about 12 blocks. Hats, water, and cameras are highly recommended.
May 2 - September 26
9:00 AM ~ $50
24 people maximum. Tours happen regardless of the weather. Please wear appropriate attire. The tour route goes about 12 blocks. Hats, water, and cameras are highly recommended.
SUNDAY & TUESDAY
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Very interesting! A great way to learn about a mountain town! So many relevant/historic stories that paint such a picture of the Wild West.
The tour of Salida was both fun and informative. Great stories made the town come to life for us. Would sign up with this company anytime anywhere.
Fantastic walking tour! Definitely a must for any visit to the area. Very personable and a wealth of local history / insights. We’ve done several similar tours and this one is definitely tops!! Suitable for all ages / abilities.