Discover Buena Vista, Colorado, USA

Your options are endless in BV!  Buena Vista is an amazing community with breathtaking views, friendly locals, the incredible Arkansas River and so much more.  Scroll down this page to explore some of the many things there are to do and see.  Click on the links to discover more and then come and enjoy!

The Great Outdoors

Complete with the Rocky Mountains, Arkansas River, Colorado sunshine and mild winter climate, Buena Vista is the perfect outdoor playground! GREAT OUTDOORS

Whitewater Rafting

Consistently named one of the best places for whitewater rafting in America, Buena Vista is proud to offer a variety of rafting options on the Arkansas River. WHITEWATER RAFTING


Surrounded by more “Fourteeners” (peaks over 14,000 feet) than any other county in Colorado, take in magnificent views that inspire both visitors and local residents every day. HIKING

Hot Springs

You can enjoy these 100% natural, bubbling hot springs right after whitewater rafting, downtown shopping, skiing or any Buena Vista adventure. HOT SPRINGS


The Buena Vista area is the perfect location for GeoCaching.  Stunning views, interesting historic locations and so much more make participating in the modern day treasure hunt a fun adventure.  GeoCaching


The Buena Vista area offers off road and ATV adventures for riders of all skill levels. ATV’ing

Local Parks

Our parks offer play places for kayakers, trail hikers, dog walkers, dirt bikers, skateboarders, disc golfers, tennis players, and anyone else who loves green spaces with magnificent views! LOCAL PARKS

Scenic Drives

Don’t be deceived by the drive time… you’ll be pulling over and snapping selfies all along the way! Check out three different itineraries for your driving tour. SCENIC DRIVES

Arts & Culture

Trade your hiking boots and wet suits for dry clothes and a dry martini as you explore are arts & culture. ARTS & CULTURE


Buena Vista offers fine dining, casual dining and food trucks to suite any taste – not to mention our breweries and distillery. DINING


Shop boutiques and bookstores, kayaks and crafters. SHOPPING



Refresh after a glorious day in the mountains. RELAX & REJUVENATE


Year-Round Fun

There’s never a dull season around here! Click each season to browse activities to keep you as busy or relaxed as you want to be, from January to December. 

Kids & Family

Explore splash parks, fishing ponds and outdoor activities appropriate for all ages. KIDS & FAMILY




Be prepared for beautiful days and crisp nights, and whatever else the forecast holds for our mountain climate. WEATHER


Weddings & Venues

Tie the knot or renew your vows in the breathtaking beauty of the Collegiate Peaks. WEDDINGS & VENUES