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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

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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.

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  • 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

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FALL, WINTER & SPRING SCHEDULE

September 26 - May 1

11:00 AM ~ $40

2 hours

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.

SUMMER SCHEDULE

May 2 - September 26

9:00 AM ~ $50

2 hours

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

JOHN DAUGHERTY

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.

KATHRY HARR

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.

MAYGAN RHODES

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.