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Southeast Colorado Attractions & Area Guide

Once a historic trading post and intersection of trade and travel in the Arkansas River Valley, La Junta, Colorado, literally named “The Junction,” is now a modern municipality that recognizes its roots in the form of museums, restaurants, parks, and other area Southeast Colorado attractions. Whether you are interested in the area’s history, looking for an outdoor adventure, or simply stopping in town for a day or two, there are plenty of things to do in La Junta, Colorado.

While primarily an outdoor adventure and exploration destination, La Junta also features a thriving business and downtown shopping district and is home to a vibrant and competitive athletics department at the high school and college levels.

Explore the history of the region’s earliest settlers at the Koshare Indian Kiva & Museum. Walk in the footsteps of our reptilian ancestors at the world-famous Dinosaur Tracks within Comanche National Grassland’s many canyons. Taste fresh-picked produce at a local farm with the family. Relax with a round of golf at scenic course nearby. With so many of Southeast Colorado’s best attractions nearby and so many things to do in La Junta, you will find yourself coming back for more.

Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is available to answer any questions about the area, as well as to provide recommendations on the best activities.

Place Name Address Phone Distance Show on map
Koshare Indian Kiva & Museum 115 W 18th St, La Junta, CO 81050 2.05
Comanche National Grassland 1420 East 3rd Street La Junta, CO 81050 0.04
Otero Museum 218 Anderson Street La Junta, CO 81050 1.47
Bent's Fort 35110 HWY 194 La Junta, CO 7.73
Red Lion Hotel La Junta
201 West North River Drive, Washington, 99201, USA
Phone: 1 800 733 5466