Great Western Sumac Lodge

428 Us Highway 24 S, Buena Vista, Colorado, 81211, United States | Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Buena Vista

Every Day An Adventure

A travel blog entry by rmwright

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Today we decided to ride up to the historic town of Buena Vista and the little community of Twin Lakes which are the two largest natural lakes in Colorado. One, they aren't really very large and two they aren't twins...one is almost dry. Well, we got to Buena Vista about 11:45 with plans to go downtown and eat lunch. The road is blocked and we are detoured AWAY from the town and don't know why. We zig zag north trying to ...

The Mountains Keep Calling

A travel blog entry by rmwright

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... The second is falling down. The third is sad disrepair. And the fourth is brand new. Evidently, winter and time takes its toll and it is easier to build and new one than maintain the old one.

They tell me there is a forest fire north of us and that is causing all the haze you see in the distance, but you can still see how high we were and the majesty of these mountains in Colorado. Thanks for sharing with us and ...

Warm Up Day

A travel blog entry by tjd

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Surplus gear has been jettisoned and the trip has started. We are in Buena Vista which is packed with super fit men and women who are about to start the TransRockies Race - a marathon distance run on 6 consecutive days. Probably hard to imagine but in our professional looking kit we were directed to the sign in area incorrectly. This certainly made Tim happy and we are off to celebrate with a burger and a bottle of red wine. Fit ...

Shakedown

A travel blog entry by tjd

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... of the trail requires a 38 mile detour for bikes around a protected wilderness area and we made good time to Granite and then Buena Vista. The scenery was alpine and we saw our first wildlife - some prairie dogs (more like squirrels) scattering as we turned a corner. Fit bro is now reading out 'highlights' from the CT website with descriptions like: brutal, nightmare and zero supply points ! Hmmm. Let's see Fat ...

Dizzy heights

A travel blog entry by lucy3119

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Despite the fact that we were all starting to feel like a big, dysfunctional family instead of a bunch of strangers forced to put up with each other for three weeks, Barbara and Kira dropped a bombshell on us: they'd be leaving the tour today as it wasn’t what they’d expected. We drove them into Boulder and said our goodbyes, and then wandered the main street while Grommy took them to ...

Location

This lodge, located on 428 Us Highway 24 S, Buena Vista, is near Wilderness Aware Rafting, Arkansas Valley Adventures, Buffalo Joe's Whitewater Rafting, and Beaver Creek Wilderness Area.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Great Western Sumac Lodge Buena Vista

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good