La Veta is the perfect place to relax or be active.  Some of the possible activities and attractions in our area include: 

  • Fishing at high mountain lakes
  • Hiking trails in the Spanish Peaks Wilderness and San Isabel National Forest
  • ​Listening to live music at the La Veta Mercantile, Deer Print Winery, or the Dog Bar (Cuchara)
  • Eating ice cream at Charlie's 
  • Enjoying a massage 
  • Taking a yoga class
  • 4H Rodeo 
  • Star gazing and bird watching
  • Seeing a play or performance at the Francisco Center for the Performing Arts
  • Taking classes at La Veta School of the Arts 
  • Participating in Ricky Tims or Judith Baker Montano's Quilt Workshops
  • Lucy's RV Park 

@Francisco Fort Museum  
Jicarilla Apaches, Robert Mirabal..Taos Pueblo

Day trips:
  •   Rio Grande Scenic Railroad
  •   Lathrop State Park
  •   Great Sand Dunes National Park
  •   Taos, NM
  •   Scenic Highway of Legends
  •   Horseback riding
  •   Mountain bike trails
  •   Four wheeling up Trinchera Peak 
  •   Historical Uptop at the Old La Veta Pass

Celtic Festival

La Veta Oktoberfest 

Tourism Board and Chamber for  schedules and websites:
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 Yummy food at the          1899 Inn 
train rides
Space Gallery at the La Veta Town Park
Downtown Shopping
La Veta Fine Art Gallery, Desert Expressions 
The Salon, Charlie's