Attractions in Pueblo, CO
Amongst the other various things to do, Pueblo features several key attractions for both residents and visitors to keep themselves entertained. These, combined with the local and regional events, restaurants and shopping make Pueblo and the surrounding region an inviting place to live.
Pueblo's many arts attractions have long added splashes of creativity and color to the local landscape, but the city's new state-designated “Creative Corridor” connects those dots.
Jam-packed with fun and educational activities, kid-friendly restaurants and people who value family relationships, Pueblo makes it easy for parents to keep kids entertained. We asked a few local mothers to share their favorite spots and tips for things to do and places to go. Fun Pueblo Destinations
Located in City Park, the Pueblo Zoo is home to more than 420 animals of 140 different species. Stroll through the zoo's beautiful garden grounds to see popular animal exhibits, including North American Grasslands, Serengeti Safari, Australian Outback, Asian Adventure and World of Color. Go to the zoo's Ecocenter and discover naked mole rats living in an underground world and penguins that appear to fly underwater. Watch river otters swim and play at the Pioneer Ranch, where children can see their favorite farm animals up close.
Have you ever eaten an Abraham Lincoln sandwich? A Martin Luther King hoagie? A John F. Kennedy sub? Paul Jones is a Pueblo native and retired U.S. Navy veteran who got tired of being retired, so he began traveling on vacation back East about 10 years ago. He stopped at several restaurants along the way where sandwiches called heroes were served.
Pueblo's colorful culture scene encourages people to figuratively paint the town red, whether it's at a gallery, museum or on stage at one of the city's many performing arts venues. Galleries
Pueblo’s Sangre de Cristo Arts Center celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2012, and is thriving under new leadership. In 2011, longtime supporter Dan Lere took over as executive director of the center and has overseen the introduction of new programs and perfection of some old favorites.
Rod Slyhoff believes opportunity is knocking and Pueblo is about to open the door.
Some wield a paintbrush while others take to the stage, but no matter how they express their talent, artists and performers have an enthusiastic and supportive home in Pueblo. The Importance of Art in Pueblo
Pueblo, Colorado--home to the Professional Bull Riders Association since July 2007--is happy to host the annual Wild Wild West Fest in the middle of May. Started in May 2009 by PBR officials looking for a way to thank their new Pueblo neighbors for the warm welcome and to play a larger role in the Pueblo community, the Wild Wild West Fest is a joint initiative with the Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce. Held at the Colorado State Fairgrounds
Discover all that Pueblo has to offer, from world-class artwork to natural getaways. Have your own memorable experience with these exciting attractions: 1. Lace up your skates for cool fun at the Pueblo Plaza Ice Arena. 2. Spend some time in the historic Rosemount Museum, a 19th-century mansion with authentic furnishings.