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...
High Elevation and Hydration

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,...
Fire Safety

Fire Safety

Fire’s a tricky friend of humans and our forests. It provides heat, and a means of cooking for humans. It can trigger the re-birth of forest Eco-systems, and help fire-dependent plants and trees. It can also be devastating, burning out of control, destroying homes,...
Enjoying the lull…

Enjoying the lull…

I know it’s hard to believe, but there is the occasional lull during summer here in Buena Vista, CO. Those weekends that aren’t jammed with events, races, concerts, or parades. So, what do you do those weekends where you just want to catch your breath, see...
Scenic Drives – The Collegiate Peaks Byway

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 Vista Luckily, we’re home to the scenic Collegiate Peaks...