What to See and Do in Trinidad Colorado

With the adoption of the legalized sale of pot or marijuana in Colorado, tourism in some locations has only grown. It might be from college kids traveling from Texas, or New Mexico for a 4-day weekend or family’s vacation or a spring break vacation. But the selling of marijuana legally has enhanced what is already a big state for tourism.

Trinidad Colorado

One of the small towns that have really benefitted in Trinidad Colorado. Trinidad is in the county seat of Las Animas County. It has a population of over 9000 people – so it has that feel of a small town. It lies about 21 miles north of Raton, New Mexico following the Raton Pass. It is also located about 195 miles south of Denver, Colorado. And since the legalization of pot – many stores are open selling recreational as well as medicinal marijuana. Many hotels and motels are available, with many of these having been remodeled. And the majority is pot friendly hotel Colorado. They don’t want you to drive while smoking, so enjoy your time in these hotels and motels. 

What to do

Trinidad is a beautiful place to visit. It is surrounded by mountains and has stunning wildlife. The beautiful scenery is great for enjoying outdoor sports such as:

  • Hiking
  • Walking
  • Biking

The surrounding mountains are perfect for these sports. It is the perfect place to spend some time in.

Things to see

There are 420 vacation packages Trinidad Colorado. These packages include your rooms with many restaurants to try. Some of the places to see in Trinidad include:

  • Highway of Legends
  • Trinidad Lake
  • Trinidad Trolley

Highway of Legends

Trinidad lies at the start or southern part of this national byway that is quite scenic. It ends up past historic mining towns such as Cokedale, through La Veta and Cuchara and finishes in Walsenburg.

Trinidad Trolley

Beginning on Memorial Day and ending on Labor Day, the Trinidad Trolley offers free tours of the town every day. They start at 10 am and run to 2 pm. The Trinidad Welcome Center serves as the tourist center for the town and the state. 

Trinidad Lake 

This is the lake located in the state park having 2700-acre and situated in the foothills that are west of town. This is an attraction year-round featuring camping, hiking, fishing and boating in the warmer months.