At an elevation of over 7000 feet, Salida, CO is breathtaking both literally due to its height as well as its natural beauty. From the massive mountains that surround the city to the Arkansas River that cuts through the town, Salida has something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you prefer a nice relaxing day at one of the many vineyards or craft breweries in the area or hiking and whitewater rafting, you will fall for the “Heart of the Rockies.”