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Building YOUR Brand. “What’s love got to do with it?”

Building YOUR Brand. What’s love got to do with it? Love is Everything! First and foremost, if you love and have a true passion for your product or service most likely it will be well received and thriving.  A successful brand is about heart and sharing the love of one’s creation with others.  Share the principle, your fundamental truth(s), which served as the foundation of creating your brand. Share your truth on why your product(s) or services are worth your own personal self-sacrifice and why they impassioned you to bring your concepts to fruition. 

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New Year & New Activities with BV Rec!

Christmas Opening kicked off the holiday season in our lovely little town of Buena Vista on Saturday, December 2nd, 2017. The air was crisp and clean and promised to warm as the sun peeked over Sleeping Indian. As the final preparations were made it was time to enjoy the fruits of the collaborative effort of over 70 different businesses, groups, and non-profits. This day truly reflected what can be accomplished when groups band together under the spirit of community and celebration.

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Celebrating Community Spirit and the Holiday Season at Christmas Opening 2017

Christmas Opening kicked off the holiday season in our lovely little town of Buena Vista on Saturday, December 2nd, 2017. The air was crisp and clean and promised to warm as the sun peeked over Sleeping Indian. As the final preparations were made it was time to enjoy the fruits of the collaborative effort of over 70 different businesses, groups, and non-profits. This day truly reflected what can be accomplished when groups band together under the spirit of community and celebration.

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Colorado Autumn Splendor at its Highest Peaks

“The Mountains are calling and I must go,” John Muir’s famous quote certainly evokes the feeling one gets as the autumn colors begin to appear in our breathtaking valley. Just in time for autumn color exploration the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce is offering an updated and reformatted book entitled, “ATVing in 14er Country.”

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A New Colorado Love Affair!

Over the last decade a new outdoor recreational activity has evolved. It combines one’s love for technology and our smart phones with our love of nature. It is known as Geocaching and is embraced by one and all that have discovered it. Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location.

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It’s Time for the Holidays!

The beginning of November can be a bit overwhelming. There are candy hangovers from Halloween, planning for Thanksgiving, then it’s Christmas, and then New Year’s! Whew! And then there’s shopping.But this part can be relaxing! And we challenge you to enjoy all aspects...

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Christmas Opening

Enjoy an old-time holiday season in your favorite town this December! The annual Christmas Opening takes place the first Saturday in December. This year we will be routing both parades through East Main and South Main. Santa will be in session at a new location this...

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A Busy August

They say when it rains, it pours. We've always been a little spoiled here in Buena Vista with light showers and generally sunny weather. Same with our summer events. While we regularly have an event on our weekends throughout summer, this August has really turned into...

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High Elevation and Hydration

WATER! Drink more water! If you visit any high elevation town, chances are good that someone has recommended drinking more water, especially if you’re complaining of being tired or having a slight headache. On an average day, we hear about drinking water all the time,...

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Scenic Drives – The Collegiate Peaks Byway

Buena Vista, Colorado is known for its amazing hikes, white-water adventures, and a growing arts community. Some-days, you want to get out of town for a while and a drive can be what you need.Salida to Buena VistaLuckily, we’re home to the scenic Collegiate Peaks...

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New Member Perks at www.buenavistacolorado.org

We are proud to announce the launch of our new website for the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center at www.buenavistacolorado.org! The site is packed with features to attract visitors to the Buena Vista area and connect residents and visitors alike with...

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Discover the Arts in Buena Vista

Buena Vista is quickly becoming known for it's creative endeavors.Music is at the forefront as local bars and the town itself is embracing live bands. Fridays and Saturdays host a variety of bands, playing everything from Americana to blues to country, and rock &...

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Geocaching in Buena Vista, Colorado

Geocaching by Dick and Jan Scar Geocaches are containers of various sizes hidden anywhere you can imagine. There were over 700,000 geocaches hidden around the world! And there are over 50 located within 10 miles of Buena Vista. These include some right in town that...

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ATVing Around Buena Vista, Colorado

by Carl Bauer The Buena Vista area is chock full of ATV opportunities. There's the 4 Mile Area on the east side of the valley that is mostly high clearance 2WD roads, along with ATV trails and single track. This area is open nine to eleven months out of the year. Most...

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