A Famous Route 50 Hotel
Stay Along Colorado's Most Famous Road
Passing through 12 states, Route 50 has made its name as one of the most iconic roads in the country. Drive this stretch of Colorado highway and marvel at the preserved old gas stations, motor courts, and diners nestled among the modern sights. Although much has changed, you can still enjoy traces of US history as you drive.
The Santa Fe Trail – America's first true intercontinental highway is bound to fascinate and spark the imagination of everyone in your family. Be on the lookout for old wagon wheel marks along the “Mountain Branch” of the trail.
Historic Boggsville – Located near Las Animas, this extraordinary historic site features glimpses into the lives of Kit Carson, Clay Allison, Chief Black Kettle and Wild Bill Hickok, complete with reconstructed homes.
Bent’s Old Fort – This fur trading post was originally built in 1833 by Charles and William Bent. Take part in guided tours, demonstrations and special events that bring to life a place where all parts of the frontier once gathered.
Otero Museum – One of the richest historical experiences in La Junta, this must-see museum features exhibits and programs highlighting the past, present and future of Otero County.
Visit La Junta today while staying at our hotel near Route 50 in Southeast Colorado, and discover some of the classic sights along one of the most breathtaking roads in the nation.