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Salida Ghost and Murder Tour

Salida Ghost and Murder Tour

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Ask about ghosts in Salida, and you’ll hear plenty of stories. Learn about this Colorado town's haunted history on a tour of Salida’s grisly past. Let your guide take you through the dark streets, pointing out the infamous red light district and the exact locations of murders and active spirits. See where ghosts wander to this day. 
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.00
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$32.00
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Buena Vista Ghost & Murder Tour

Buena Vista Ghost & Murder Tour

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Discover a different side of Buena Vista on a tour focused on the city’s most gruesome and haunting stories. While most visitors are not aware of the former red-light district, historic murders, and allegedly haunted locations, this tour unveils all the town’s dirty secrets. Not for the faint-of-heart, prepare for chilling tales, history, and more on this after-dark tour.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.00
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$32.00
Taking safety measures

Lower Browns Canyon Mildwater Float Trip

Lower Browns Canyon Mildwater Float Trip

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A wonderful family friendly white water rafting trip in Colorado! Splash, swim, and take in the stunning views while a professional river guide rows you down the river without the interruption of paddling (unless of course, you want to paddle)! Enjoy bouncy wave trains, man made white water park, and wildlife sightings on this calm and picturesque section suitable for children as young as 4.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.26
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$96.26

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Browns Canyon Half Day Rafting

Browns Canyon Half Day Rafting

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Explore Browns Canyon National Monument on a white-water rafting adventure. Spend a few hours shooting the Class III rapids, perfect for beginner or intermediate paddlers, in the company of a guide—perfect for families who want to raft together. Keep a lookout for local wildlife such as big horn sheep and blue heron as you paddle, learning about the area through your guide's commentary.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$76.93
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$76.93

Salida Wild West History Tour

Salida Wild West History Tour

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See historic Salida through the eyes of a local on this intimate small-group walking tour. Experience Salida’s wild west past, history, culture, and architecture with a professional guide. Be captivated by fascinating tales of Salida's exciting, and sometimes violent, history. Visitor and residents alike come away with hidden secrets of this unique town.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.00
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$32.00
Taking safety measures

Brown's Canyon National Monument - Half Day Rafting Adventure

Brown's Canyon National Monument - Half Day Rafting Adventure

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Spend a half-day rafting on the Arkansas River through Brown's Canyon National Monument on this tour from Buena Vista, CO. Even beginner paddlers will feel safe and comfortable with expert guidance and all equipment provided. Enjoy the scenery on the riverbanks and some exhilarating moments as you shoot the Class II and Class III rapids, finishing up with a sense of accomplishment.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
Price varies by group size
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$80.00
Price varies by group size

Buena Vista Wild West History Tour

Buena Vista Wild West History Tour

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Experience Buena Vista's wild west history. Your friendly, knowledgeable guide will captivate you with stories from our colorful, often violent past. See historical Buena Vista (1880-1900) through the eyes of a historian on this intimate, small-group walking tour. Be entranced by fascinating tales of Salida's remarkable history. Learn why the town name is pronounced in such an unusual fashion See the original jailhouse which housed notorious outlaws Viewing buildings still roamed by ghosts Interesting construction details of Victorian-era structures View the brothel of Cockeyed Liz, Buena Vista's famous madam Second-by-second stories of bloody shootouts Unknown facts of the red light district & madams who ran the show Find out how Buena Visited relocated the county seat in the middle of the night The grisly story of an attempted mob lynching Learn how electricity arrived in 1888, years before other western locales
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$33.00
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$33.00
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Browns Canyon National Monument Whitewater Rafting

Browns Canyon National Monument Whitewater Rafting

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Enjoy the experience of a lifetime with family friendly Colorado rafting through Browns Canyon National Monument on the Arkansas River. Exciting class III-IV rapids intermixed with calm water in between make Browns Canyon rafting great for beginners and experts alike.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.03
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$95.03

Arkansas River- Browns Canyon Express No Lunch

Arkansas River- Browns Canyon Express No Lunch

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COVID 19 Pre-trip screening for all guests: MASKS are required during transportation. This DAILY trip includes 14 miles and 4 hours of clear, crisp Class II-III+ whitewater crashing through the Browns Canyon National Monument. We have added 6 more miles to make this the most rapids in a 3/4 day no lunch adventure. A professional river guide and all boating equipment: splash jackets, drinking water, and PFD, personal floatation device. Bring your personal water bottle, noncotton clothing, secure footwear or rentals of wetsuits and boots available to reserve. Situated in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, the Arkansas River's 145 miles, threads its way through a vacationer's paradise. From the river's source in the beautiful Arkansas Valley with dramatic 14,000-foot peaks to the bottom of the Royal Gorge, Arkansas River has it all.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.78
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$120.78
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Browns Canyon Half Day Raft Trip - 10am

Browns Canyon Half Day Raft Trip - 10am

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Enjoy the beauty and excitement of Browns Canyon National Monument on a half day whitewater rafting tour down the Arkansas River. Your guide will go over safety procedures, paddling techniques and tell you about the area’s unique history, flora and fauna. This tour departs directly from the River Runners Browns Canyon outpost, a riverside property just south of Buena Vista, Colorado. Transportation is provided from the take-out at Hecla Junction back to River Runners. All gear is included in the price of the trip. Choose from 10 am and 2 pm departure times (check-in is 45 minutes prior).
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.00
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$90.00
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Full Day Salida Canyon Rafting Tour

Full Day Salida Canyon Rafting Tour

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Spend a stress-free day on the Arkansas River with a rafting tour through Salida Canyon, a mild stretch that’s ideal for beginners and families with kids. Grab a paddle and navigate relatively gentle class II rapids, or simply enjoy the ride as you float past unspoiled Colorado scenery. It's a great way to get your feet wet with this popular outdoor sport, with all equipment and a picnic lunch included.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.00
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$105.00

Crested Butte Performance Ski Rental Including Delivery

Crested Butte Performance Ski Rental Including Delivery

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Order your skis, boots and helmets prior to your vacation, so you can spend less time waiting in ski rental lines and more time on the slopes. Get a custom fitting in your hotel room, condo or vacation home in the Crested Butte area and receive your gear at a time that's convenient for you. Top of the line demo-level equipment is carried for all ability levels. Support is just a phone call away and you'll be met on the slopes or at your accommodations. Returns are convenient and easy just like the delivery process. When you're finished with your rentals, your equipment will be picked up at your lodging without inconveniencing the rest of your travel plans.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.18
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$90.18

Numbers - Half Day Trip

Numbers - Half Day Trip

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ADVANCED -IV-lV+ – ARKANSAS RIVER This stretch of river contains some of Colorado’s most exciting whitewater! With some soaking splashes, a few medium-sized drops and nearly non-stop action, you will want to be in good physical condition and be a good swimmer. Enjoy amazing views of the impressive, snow-capped Collegiate Peaks while resting between long rapids. Perfect for the whitewater veterans and adrenaline-seeking first timers. Min age: 14 Meeting location:  Buena Vista Run Level:  Advanced
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  • 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.58
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$99.58

Crested Butte Premium Snowboard Rental Including Delivery

Crested Butte Premium Snowboard Rental Including Delivery

Don't waste another minute waiting in line at the rental shops. With Black Tie Ski Rentals, you can place your order for skis, snowboards, boots and helmets before you arrive. Black Tie delivers your gear at a time that’s convenient for you and does a custom fitting in your hotel room, condo or vacation home. They carry top of the line demo-level equipment for all ability levels.  If you need any support during your trip, they are always a phone call away and can meet you on the slopes or back at your accommodations.  Returns are just as convenient and easy as delivery.  When you are finished with your rentals, they come back to your lodging and retrieve the equipment with no need to intrude on your dining or travel plans.  On your next vacation, spend less time waiting in lines, and more time on the slopes!
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$108.21
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$108.21

Brown's Canyon National Monument - Full Day Rafting Adventure

Brown's Canyon National Monument - Full Day Rafting Adventure

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Experience one of the United States' newest national monuments, Brown's Canyon, on this full-day rafting adventure from Buena Vista. With all instruction and equipment included and an experienced adventure guide at the helm, even beginners and kids (over six years old) can enjoy the Class II and Class II whitewater on the Arkansas River. Midday, stop along the river for a "Mountain Mex" lunch to keep paddlers fueled up.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.00
Price varies by group size
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$130.00
Price varies by group size

Rent an E-Bike and experience a fun, new way to explore Buena Vista, CO!

Rent an E-Bike and experience a fun, new way to explore Buena Vista, CO!

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E-Bikes are a new way to have fun exploring the Buena Vista, CO area. They level the playing field and overcome the altitude and wind issues in this area. BV eBikes are the eBike experts in Buena Vista. We can accomodate E-Bike rental groups of up to 8 guests. With our expertise guests will be guided out to beautiful Cottonwood Lake, or head out to Historic St. Elmo or up the hill to the top of Cottonwood Pass (the Continental Divide) at 12,197 feet. If you want to have a lot of fun in BV, you need to book a ride with us!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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$70.00

Half-Day Browns Canyon Rafting Experience

Half-Day Browns Canyon Rafting Experience

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Experience the adrenaline-pumping excitement of a whitewater rafting adventure in the heart of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains on this professionally guided, half-day excursion. Ride along the clear, crisp waters of the Arkansas River, from the river’s source in the beautiful Arkansas Valley, with dramatic 14,000 foot peaks to the bottom of the Royal Gorge. Crash through the Class II and III rapids of the Granite Gorge and Browns Canyon National Monument whitewater. All boating equipment — rain gear, drinking water and a personal floatation device — are included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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$79.00

Half-Day Salida Canyon Rafting Tour

Half-Day Salida Canyon Rafting Tour

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Experience the adrenaline-pumping excitement of a whitewater rafting adventure on this professionally guided, half-day excursion. Ride along the clear, crisp waters of the Arkansas River, with beautiful views of the snow-covered Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Crash through the Class II rapids, which are less technical but no less exciting for an introductory river experience. It’s a perfect balance for kids and adults wanting to share a fun day on the river. All boating equipment — rain gear, drinking water and a personal floatation device — are included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00
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$69.00

Crested Butte Performance Snowboard Rental Including Delivery

Crested Butte Performance Snowboard Rental Including Delivery

Don't waste another minute waiting in line at the rental shops on your next ski vacation. With premium delivery service, you can place your order for skis, snowboards, boots and helmets before you arrive. Your gear will be delivered at a time that’s convenient for you and does a custom fitting while you sit back and relax in your hotel room, condo or vacation home. Returns are just as convenient and easy as delivery.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.18
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$90.18

Browns Canyon Full Day Rafting

Browns Canyon Full Day Rafting

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Splash downriver without worry through the spectacular scenery of Browns Canyon on this beginner/intermediate Arkansas River rafting tour that is safe and fun for the whole family. This full day excursion includes fresh, relaxing lunch served on the river banks after you’ve had fun navigating the accessible rapids at Seidel’s Suckhole and Twin Falls.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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$128.21
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$128.21

Browns Canyon Rafting Full Day

Browns Canyon Rafting Full Day

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Raft down Colorado’s Arkansas River in Browns Canyon on this half-day whitewater rafting adventure. Start at Buena Vista and make your way down 12 class I, II, and III rapids with your guide across 16 miles of rivers. Enjoy a delicious, locally sourced, lunch just on the banks of the river and admire the beautiful views of the Collegiate Peaks.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$137.24
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$137.24

Crested Butte Premium Ski Rental Including Delivery

Crested Butte Premium Ski Rental Including Delivery

Don't waste another minute waiting in line at the rental shops. With Black Tie Ski Rentals, you can place your order for skis, snowboards, boots and helmets before you arrive. Black Tie delivers your gear at a time that’s convenient for you and does a custom fitting in your hotel room, condo or vacation home. They carry top of the line demo-level equipment for all ability levels.  If you need any support during your trip, they are always a phone call away and can meet you on the slopes or back at your accommodations.  Returns are just as convenient and easy as delivery.  When you are finished with your rentals, they come back to your lodging and retrieve the equipment with no need to intrude on your dining or travel plans.  On your next vacation, spend less time waiting in lines, and more time on the slopes!     
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$108.21
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$108.21

The Numbers Half-Day Rafting Tour

The Numbers Half-Day Rafting Tour

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Experience the adrenaline-pumping excitement of a whitewater rafting adventure on this professionally guided, half-day, small-group excursion. Crash through the Class IV rapids of the Arkansas River, home to world-class kayak competitions. See pine forests lining the river banks and the Collegiate Peaks towering over 14,000 feet above the river’s corridor. Paddlers must be at least 18 years old. All boating equipment — rain gear, drinking water and a personal floatation device — are included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00

Full-Day Arkansas River Rafting Through Browns Canyon

Full-Day Arkansas River Rafting Through Browns Canyon

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Experience the adrenaline-pumping excitement of a whitewater rafting adventure in the heart of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains on this professionally guided, full-day excursion. Ride along the clear, crisp waters of the Arkansas River, from the river’s source in the beautiful Arkansas Valley, with dramatic 14,000 foot peaks to the bottom of the Royal Gorge. Crash through the Class II and III rapids of the Granite Gorge and Browns Canyon National Monument whitewater. All boating equipment and lunch are included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00

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