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Salida Walking Tours

Salida, CO, USA
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About Salida Walking Tours
Explore Salida, home to Colorado's largest National Historic District, with our friendly local guides. Encounter the stories, sights, & legends behind our quaint town. Escape & discover the authentic pace of mountain life. Enjoy Salida through storytelling, scenery, & historic buildings on our one-of-a-kind small group experiences. Your enthusiastic, personable guide will help you discover Salida through a local's eyes. Stroll & take in the charming streets of downtown as you learn about our past, present & future. Open year-round. You'll love your tour or receive a 100% refund.
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Ghost & Murder Tour
Delve deeper into the haunted history of Salida on a tour that focuses on ghosts and gruesome murders. In order to ensure a spooky atmosphere, you’ll explore after dark and visit hard-to-find spots home to alleged ghost sightings. Plus, a guide provides recommendations for those wishing to continue ghost hunting.
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1 hour
from $25.00
Salida Wild West History Tour
See historic Salida through the eyes of a local on this intimate small-group walking tour. Experience Salida’s wild west past, history, culture, and architecture with a professional guide. Be captivated by fascinating tales of Salida's exciting, and sometimes violent, history. Visitor and residents alike come away with hidden secrets of this unique town.
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1 hour
from $25.00
2-hour Wild West History Tour
Get to know Salida’s past and present, and walk through its streets with the eyes of a local. This walking tour takes you down the banks of the Arkansas River with a professional guide. Hear fascinating tales of Salida's exciting, and sometimes violent, history; then, get the inside scoop on the best spots for dining, nightlife, and shopping.
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2 hours
from $60.00
The Ultimate Salida Tour Experience
This half-day tour offers downtown Salida at it's finest. Everything Salida is part of this comprehensive experience--history, sites, artists, shops, and great food.

The 'must see' tour for those wanting a total immersion into downtown Salida.

You'll get the full 'local' experience, and discover a side of Salida visitors rarely see.

Engaging storytelling, historical sites going back to 1880, behind-the-scenes visits at local establishments, charming shops, and tasty food are all part of this jam-packed ultimate Salida tour experience. ​
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4 hours
from $150.00
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Reviewed September 26, 2019

We took the Ghost tour on our night in Salida. It was really excellent - amusing, thrilling, engaging, informative! Lasted about 90 minutes and we covered about 12 blocks of the historic centre. Steve was a great host and guide, clearly a fountain of knowledge...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Steve C, Owner at Salida Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2019

Thank you! We're so happy you had a great experience and appreciate the positive review.

Reviewed September 23, 2019

My husband and I have lived in Salida for years and Steve showed us a side of Salida we never knew! Great tour and I'm looking forward to one of his other tours.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed July 23, 2019

My wife and I make a point to take ghost tours wherever we travel.so we’ve seen our fair share of wannabes and professionals. In this case, Steve, the owner, proprietor and tour guide, leaves little doubt as to his true interest in seeing his town,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Steve C, Owner at Salida Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2019

Thank you for the great review! You two were a lot of fun. Very happy you enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed July 15, 2019

Steve is extremely knowledgeable; he makes history come alive. His tours in BV and Salida are well worth the time, even for locals.A+

Date of experience: April 2019
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Steve C, Owner at Salida Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2019

Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed July 11, 2019

Steve Chapman is an incredible storyteller, and the tour was amazing. We had a blast and came away with a deeper understanding and appreciation for Salida. I highly recommend this tour to everyone!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Steve C, Owner at Salida Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2019

Thank you! So glad you all had a great experience.

Reviewed July 11, 2019

My daughter-in-law really enjoys Ghost tours, so we booked this tour to learn a little more about Salida. Steve was a great guide; entertaining, knowledgeable, and great at dealing with random members of the public who tried to disrupt the tour. Next time we visit...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Steve C, Owner at Salida Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2019

Thank you for the support & for the positive words. So happy you enjoyed the tour. Can't wait to see you next time.

Reviewed July 11, 2019

I too was on the July 6, 2019 tour. I enjoyed the tour, and full disclosure, I was part of the group mentioned in the “Had potential” discussion below. I have to say that Steve is grossly exaggerating the behavior of the man in question....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Steve C, Owner at Salida Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2019

When a company has hundreds of reviews on the internet, 100% 5-star, and 1 single review from a group who had one member unable to accept responsibility for his actions, the public understands. Our guide acted appropriately, and we stand behind him completely.

Reviewed July 11, 2019

Very fun and full of a lot of scary,spooky stories about Salida! Great way to spend a warm summer evening!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Steve C, Owner at Salida Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2019

Thank you! So happy you enjoyed your tour.

Reviewed July 9, 2019

On Saturday, July 6, 2019, our family went on the Darkside of Salida & Ghost Tour by Salida Walking Tours. Honestly, the tour had a lot of potential to be fun and informative, but something very unexpected happened at the very beginning of the tour....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Steve C, Owner at Salida Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2019

It's a shame when one individual, a person who clearly cannot drink alcohol and function in public, attempts to smear a stellar company. This review is inaccurate and self-serving. This individual was intoxicated, was inappropriate, and, in a group wiht non-drinkers and children, our guide...More

Reviewed July 8, 2019 via mobile

Steve provides a very informative tour with personal anecdotes that add to the intrigue of the tour. The stories bring the darker history of Salida alive and make for a rich narrative.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Steve C, Owner at Salida Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2019

Thanks! Appreciate you touring with us and so happy you had a fun time!

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