Located in south central Colorado and surrounded by the dramatic Sangre de Cristo and San Juan mountain ranges, Alamosa is the San Luis Valley’s largest town (10,000) and serves as its cultural and economic center and is heralded as the gateway to the Great Sand Dunes
Central to attractions and recreation opportunities for all ages, Alamosa offers visitors a range of lodging, dining and entertainment throughout the year. The town’s Main Street pubs, cafes, coffee shops and retail shops are just a short walk from the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad’s historic depot. The mighty Rio Grande winds through town and alongside picturesque Cole Park, a great spot for a sunset walk after a day on the train.
Alamosa hosts exciting events year-round, including Summerfest on the Rio, the Early Iron Festival, Sundays at Six concert series in the park, spring ArtWalk, historic tours, Fourth of July festivities, rodeos, theater and musical performances, local events and more.
For more information about Alamosa, visit www.alamosa.org.