WILD WEST HISTORY TOUR

WHY BOOK THIS TOUR?

History nerds love Buena Vista.  Our fascinating history rivals any wild west town.  On this 5-star rated tour, you will relive deadly shootouts, visit the bawdy red-light district, and learn about devastating fires that leveled the town. Our guides provide engaging storytelling and historic photographs from the 1880s that you won't soon forget. 

 

  • Learn why the town name is pronounced so unusually

  • See the original jailhouse which housed notorious outlaws

  • View buildings still roamed by ghosts

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EXPERIENCE THE WILD WEST

See historical Buena Vista on this intimate, small-group walking tour. Be entranced by fascinating tales of Buena Vista's remarkable history. Visitors and residents alike are amazed to learn the many hidden secrets this cool little mountain town.

 

  • Uncover interesting details of Victorian-era structures

  • Visit the brothel of Cock-Eyed Liz, our most famous madam

  • Shootouts that made newspapers around the nation

5-STAR RATED TOUR

This is the most popular of our historical tours. Guests from around-the-world rate this a 5-star experience on every travel platform.

 

  • Learn how we relocated the county seat in the night

  • The grisly story of an attempted mob lynching

  • Learn how electricity arrived in 1888

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SUMMER SCHEDULE

May 1 - September 26

11 a.m. ~ $26

90 minutes

Tours are held regardless of the weather.  Please wear appropriate attire.  The tour route goes about 12 blocks. Hats, water, and cameras are highly recommended.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY

FALL, WINTER, SPRING SCHEDULE

September 26 - May 1

SATURDAY 5:00 PM

SUNDAY 1:00 PM

~ $26

90 minutes

Tours are held regardless of the weather.  Please wear appropriate attire.  The tour route covers about 12 blocks. Hats, water, and cameras are highly recommended.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

KATHELEEN NICOLLS

We had out of town guests. The tour was a great outing, and a fun way to give them a little taste of Salida.

KAY FREVERT

A great tour, interesting stories and history, visual connections to history, and a fun guide.
Highly recommend doing this!!

GAYLE ANNE DUDLEY

It was FAB and even tho I thought I knew a LOT about Salida, I learned SO much more. AND it was fun fun fun!

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