Pueblo, in South Central Colorado, is a city of some 110,000 people.
Denver, the state capital, is situated about 100 miles (161 kilometers) north of Pueblo, while Aspen is 9 miles (14 kilometers) to the northwest.
Be sure to include a trip to the El Pueblo History Museum on your itinerary and discover the history of the area. One of the primary historical museums in the area, it’s a must-see attraction. Another popular destination is the Price Pioneer Museum.
Hikers will be pleased to learn that the area also has some ecological preserves where families can enjoy picturesque landscapes and local local wildlife. To tour one of the major local conservation parks, visit Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo.
Don't miss the opportunity to visit the wonderful forts and castles in Pueblo. When you look up at the distinct shape of the Bishop Castle, it's easy to conjure up images of how local rulers used to battle for this region.
If you are ready to indulge in some retail therapy amble through the various stores at the Kendall Shopping Center. Check out what the locals are wearing and then purchase some original souvenirs.
On a sunny day, visit Pioneer Park, where visitors can escape the crowds. Keen gardeners love to visit here for the relaxed atmosphere and beautifully designed garden beds and trees.
Pay your respects to those lost in past conflict at sites like the Pueblo Medal of Honor Memorial; a solemn reminder of the high price we sometimes pay for freedom. This much-loved site provides a fascinating window into the proud military history of Pueblo.
If you’re intrigued by native and exotic animal fauna, be sure to put Pueblo Zoo on your itinerary and see all creatures great and small. The residents here will win over your whole family so allow plenty of time to thoroughly explore this animal experience.
In this culture-loving city, be sure to investigate some of the engaging museums, including the Buell Children's Museum, where culture vultures can browse local collections. Take advantage of the peaceful atmosphere, ask the friendly staff about the historical themes, grab something from the gift shop or just enjoy the well-curated displays.
One of the most fascinating historic attractions around Pueblo is a bridge called the Royal Gorge Bridge. Wander across the bridge, enjoy the scenery and take a photo or two.