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Area Info

La Veta is a picturesque Colorado mountain town with a charming downtown district, diverse local businesses, a nearby public golf course, and quick access to endless activities in the great outdoors. 


Located only 5 miles off Highway 160 and 18 miles off I 25, we’re a popular destination for people traveling from Colorado, New Mexico, and the surrounding states to places like Alamosa, Cuchara Mountain Park, Durango, Santa Fe, Taos, or anywhere along the Highway of Legends Scenic Byway.

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Heart of the Spanish  Peaks

From used books to craft brews, our Main Street is more than meets the eye. You can catch a show, grab coffee, or enjoy our old-fashioned soda shop in any season. Here are our quick picks for what to do around town and beyond.


Find a full list of events and festivities on the Spanish Peaks Country website. 


Bars & Restaurants

Aly’s Restaurant

Cuchara Yacht Club

Dog Bar & Grill

Deer Print Wine & Bistro

Fatt Wellers – on-site restaurant!

The Grandote Grill

The Parkside Gallery

La Veta Mercantile

Legends on Main

Lokal Burger

Mission Deli Mesa Bar

Mountain Merman Craft Brewery

Paradise Coffee



Charlie’s Market

La Veta Farmers Market – seasonal



Blue Lake

Bear Lake

Cuchara Mountain Park

Grandote Peaks Golf Club

Highway of Legends Scenic Byway

Walsenburg Golf Course

Lathrop State Park

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