There is so much to do in the valley. You don’t need to go too far to see jaw-dropping views. The valley has phenomenal scenic marvels. Close to Zapata Falls and the tallest dunes in North America, the valley isn’t shy of its breathtaking nature. We also are home to three wildlife refuges, Alamosa, Monte Vista and Baca. There are many outdoor trails all over the valley that lead you to open bodies of water and breathtaking views. With Alamosa being a central hub for the valley there is great cuisine, we have the best Mexican food in Southern Colorado! Check out our list of fun things to visit, do, and see in the valley.

The Great Sand Dunes National Park -Alamosa

Against the backdrop of rugged 14,000' peaks in the Sangre de Cristo mountains—the 30 square mile sand dune field, with no designated trails—invites you on an adventure.

Zapata Falls - Alamosa

The falls are unique to the valley. There is a beautiful trial that leads up the falls and in the winter time it freezes over so you can explore even more of the falls.

Rio Grand Scenic Railroad - Alamosa

The Rio Grande Scenic Railroad excursion train rides take you through breathtaking mountain valleys and passes through charming and historic western towns.

Cuisine -Alamosa

We have great cuisine in Southern Colorado. We are known for our authentic culture dining. Check out a list of over 50 restaurants in the valley.

Cattails Golf Course - Alamosa

This beautiful golf course has amazing views of the mountain ranges surrounding the San Luis Valley. It is a 18 hole golf course.

SLV Museum - Alamosa

The San Luis Valley Museum, located at 4th and Hunt in Alamosa, features displays of the diversified cultures and arts of the area.

National Wildlife Refuge -Alamosa

The San Luis Valley is home to 3 national wildlife refuge locations, Alamosa, Monte Vista and Baca.

Society Hall - Alamosa

Society Hall hosts anything from live music to plays. Check out their calendar for events on what is coming to Alamosa.

Splashland -Alamosa

Splashland Hot Springs in Alamosa has a geothermal outdoor swimming pool that has been around since 1955 and is an important part of Alamosa’s history.

Alamosa Farmers Market - Alamosa

Every Saturday in Historic Downtown Alamosa. Open early July - early October - 8 AM - 2 PM Parking lots near State & Main (Hwy 160 W)