Guidebook for Buena Vista

Michael
Guidebook for Buena Vista

Food Scene

This is our go-to coffee shop close to River Run. We love their coffee, gelato and, for a treat, their Saturday cinnamon rolls...but get there early or they sell out! Also check out their sister cafe, The Midland Station on East Main, for more good coffee and specialty crepes.
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The Midland Stop
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This is our go-to coffee shop close to River Run. We love their coffee, gelato and, for a treat, their Saturday cinnamon rolls...but get there early or they sell out! Also check out their sister cafe, The Midland Station on East Main, for more good coffee and specialty crepes.
Just a short walk from our River Run retreat, this is a friendly spot for good food and drinks. They serve beer from their brewery, which is located just off Highway 24, one block south of Main Street.
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Eddyline Restaurant | South Main
926 South Main Street
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Just a short walk from our River Run retreat, this is a friendly spot for good food and drinks. They serve beer from their brewery, which is located just off Highway 24, one block south of Main Street.
Crazy good Asian food and sushi, some of the best in the Rocky Mountains. And all just a short walk away!
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The Asian Palate
328 East Main Street
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Crazy good Asian food and sushi, some of the best in the Rocky Mountains. And all just a short walk away!
The original East Main Street coffee shop, with lots of places to sit both inside and outside.
Buena Vista Roastery Wholesale
215 Tabor Street
The original East Main Street coffee shop, with lots of places to sit both inside and outside.
Our favorite spot for soups and sandwiches, friendly service, and an outdoor patio that allows dogs. You can top it all off with frozen yogurt, too. The restaurant is inside the Trailhead (outdoor gear store).
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Simple Eatery & Spoon It Up
402 East Main Street
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Our favorite spot for soups and sandwiches, friendly service, and an outdoor patio that allows dogs. You can top it all off with frozen yogurt, too. The restaurant is inside the Trailhead (outdoor gear store).
Fresh food with lots of options for vegetarians. They have a fun patio where you can enjoy games and a fire and watch the BV world go by!
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House Rock Kitchen
421 E Main St
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Fresh food with lots of options for vegetarians. They have a fun patio where you can enjoy games and a fire and watch the BV world go by!
Great bakery items, coffee, and sandwiches right on the highway into town. Their coffee milkshakes are to die for!
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Brown Dog Coffee Company
713 U.S. 24
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Great bakery items, coffee, and sandwiches right on the highway into town. Their coffee milkshakes are to die for!

Drinks & Nightlife

This small distillery makes excellent whiskey and spirited drinks. You can even get a tour of their operations. In the summer, you can get food at a food truck right outside.
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Deerhammer Distillery
321 East Main Street
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This small distillery makes excellent whiskey and spirited drinks. You can even get a tour of their operations. In the summer, you can get food at a food truck right outside.
This is the hopping spot in BV--live music, great iconic old bar, and lots of space to meet friends, eat food, play pool, and enjoy a true Colorado experience.
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The Lariat
206 E Main St
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This is the hopping spot in BV--live music, great iconic old bar, and lots of space to meet friends, eat food, play pool, and enjoy a true Colorado experience.
This is an incredible craft beer bar, located inside the tiny historic jailhouse. Owner Sarah curates an eclectic mix of hard-to-find craft beers from across the state of Colorado.
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The Jailhouse Craft Beer Bar
412 E Main St
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This is an incredible craft beer bar, located inside the tiny historic jailhouse. Owner Sarah curates an eclectic mix of hard-to-find craft beers from across the state of Colorado.
This is where they make the good beer! They also have a pretty extensive menu. This is a great spot for an apres ski/kayak/hike stop.
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Eddyline Brewery
102 Linderman Avenue
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This is where they make the good beer! They also have a pretty extensive menu. This is a great spot for an apres ski/kayak/hike stop.

Shopping

For all your outdoor needs, The Trailhead is the place. Find maps, gear, advice, and rentals. The delicious Simple Eatery is inside the Trailhead.
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The Trailhead
402 East Main Street
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For all your outdoor needs, The Trailhead is the place. Find maps, gear, advice, and rentals. The delicious Simple Eatery is inside the Trailhead.
Find antique, home décor and gifts with garden, lodge, kitchen and Christmas-themed items.
Rustic Woods
108 E Main St
Find antique, home décor and gifts with garden, lodge, kitchen and Christmas-themed items.
A Fair Trade store that partners with vendors who source the highest quality products directly from communities around the world.
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The Village
414 E Main St
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A Fair Trade store that partners with vendors who source the highest quality products directly from communities around the world.
We have a wonderful family-owned bookstore in tiny BV! Visit to find that perfect book, toy, or vintage treasures. Best quality and selection of used books in the Upper Arkansas Valley.
Book Nook
127 S San Juan Ave
We have a wonderful family-owned bookstore in tiny BV! Visit to find that perfect book, toy, or vintage treasures. Best quality and selection of used books in the Upper Arkansas Valley.
Serendipity occupies a cozy Victorian-style home and carries a colorful array of knitting yarns, bulk fibers, notions, spinning wheels and weaving looms.
Serendipity Yarn & Gifts
321 West Main Street
Serendipity occupies a cozy Victorian-style home and carries a colorful array of knitting yarns, bulk fibers, notions, spinning wheels and weaving looms.

Essentials

This is our own small natural grocery. Enjoy healthy food choices, freshly juiced local veggies at the JuiceBaby smoothy and juice bar, supplements, organic food, gluten free items, and handmade gifts.
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The Lettucehead Food Company
545 US Highway 24 North
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This is our own small natural grocery. Enjoy healthy food choices, freshly juiced local veggies at the JuiceBaby smoothy and juice bar, supplements, organic food, gluten free items, and handmade gifts.
Here in Buena Vista, we have our own version of City Market...just smaller! Check it out.
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City Market
438 U.S. 24
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Here in Buena Vista, we have our own version of City Market...just smaller! Check it out.

Entertainment & Activities

Wonderful spa with massage therapy available, several lap pools, creekside natural rock pools on the Chalk Creek, banquet facilities, great food and bar, and gift shop. A short 10 miles away.
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Mt Princeton Hot Springs Resort
15870 County Road 162
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Wonderful spa with massage therapy available, several lap pools, creekside natural rock pools on the Chalk Creek, banquet facilities, great food and bar, and gift shop. A short 10 miles away.
Embrace your inner hippie and take a dip in these rustic pools. Completely different from but just as fun as Mount Princeton.
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Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa
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Embrace your inner hippie and take a dip in these rustic pools. Completely different from but just as fun as Mount Princeton.
Do you want to enjoy XC skiing with a prize at the end? This is one special experience; ski in for lunch or dinner. Or plan to extend your stay in a yurt.
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Tennessee Pass Nordic Center & Sleep Yurts
East Tennessee Road
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Do you want to enjoy XC skiing with a prize at the end? This is one special experience; ski in for lunch or dinner. Or plan to extend your stay in a yurt.
Go rafting! These folks take it seriously and are experts. Choose from a variety of trips, from easy to difficult and from half-day to a day-long adventure.
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The Adventure Company
12753 US Highway 285
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Go rafting! These folks take it seriously and are experts. Choose from a variety of trips, from easy to difficult and from half-day to a day-long adventure.

Arts & Culture

This town treasure will surprise you and interest all ages. Enjoy the Rafting and Kayaking exhibit, new coin and token display, revamped Railroad and Mining exhibit (industry room), and new antique Pharmacy display. Make sure you make it to the top floor to see the model train circa 1900!
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Buena Vista Heritage Museum
511 E Main St
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This town treasure will surprise you and interest all ages. Enjoy the Rafting and Kayaking exhibit, new coin and token display, revamped Railroad and Mining exhibit (industry room), and new antique Pharmacy display. Make sure you make it to the top floor to see the model train circa 1900!
Enjoy local art with a mountain twist...take home something to remind you of Buena Vista!
Rock Run Gallery
902 South Main Street
Enjoy local art with a mountain twist...take home something to remind you of Buena Vista!
Fine wood and leather art, plus beautiful things for you and your home.
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Sundance and Friends
1111 Riverpark Road
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Fine wood and leather art, plus beautiful things for you and your home.

Parks & Nature

A breathtaking view of the Collegiate Peaks...a sure sign that you have arrived to the Arkansas Valley!
Collegiate Peaks Overlook
A breathtaking view of the Collegiate Peaks...a sure sign that you have arrived to the Arkansas Valley!
This is a nice park that borders the Arkansas river and provides access for hiking trails, fishing, kayaking and outdoor recreation. Weekend Farmer's markets, "The Beach" live music venue, South Main events are held here.
South Main Town Square
901 South Main Street
This is a nice park that borders the Arkansas river and provides access for hiking trails, fishing, kayaking and outdoor recreation. Weekend Farmer's markets, "The Beach" live music venue, South Main events are held here.
With 5 main whitewater structures and numerous eddy and trail improvements, as well as climbing walls and trails, the Buena Vista Whitewater Park is quickly becoming the premier whitewater park in Colorado.
Buena Vista Whitewater Park
922 South Main Street
With 5 main whitewater structures and numerous eddy and trail improvements, as well as climbing walls and trails, the Buena Vista Whitewater Park is quickly becoming the premier whitewater park in Colorado.
Excellent trail system on the Arkansas River's east side is the town's most popular hike with great Collegiate Peaks views. A hike here begins on the bridge across the river and can continue all the way to the top of Midland Hill!
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Barbara Whipple Trail
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Excellent trail system on the Arkansas River's east side is the town's most popular hike with great Collegiate Peaks views. A hike here begins on the bridge across the river and can continue all the way to the top of Midland Hill!