Huerfano County Launches Highway of Legends Audio Tour

The Huerfano County Tourism Board and TravelStorysGPS, LLC are pleased to announce the launch of Huerfano County’s new self-guided audio tour along the Highway of Legends Scenic Byway.

The tour becomes available for download June 23rd, 2018 with a Launch Event
at Walsenburg’s La Plaza Inn at Noon.

The TravelStorys app is all about bringing the little-known stories about the land around you to life. Travel beneath the iconic Spanish Peaks on the Highway of Legends Scenic Byway and follow the loop that will take you up into the mountains at 10,000 feet and down into the flat plains.

You’ll drive through historic cities and towns, former mining camps, and even a few ghost towns. You’ll find out about the ancient geologic changes that have formed the surrounding landscape over millennia.  You’ll also learn about the coal and steel production that built America. And – you’ll hear about the people who made it happen: coal miners, union laborers, and the mighty Mother Jones – the most dangerous grandmother in America. And finally – you’ll hear tips about local hikes, museums, and parks where you can stop to stretch your legs.

This audio tour is brought to you by the Huerfano Tourism Board and made possible by a grant from the Colorado Tourism Office. Download the TravelStorys app on the App Store or the Google Play Store to embark on this tour through the convenience of your smartphone. As your drive along the tour route, stories will automatically begin to play about the tour sites you are passing. Learn about Southern Colorado’s legends in a whole new way. To learn more visit https:/www.travelstorys.com/highway-of-legends-scenic-byway/  If you have any questions please call (307) 200-7491.

Huerfano County Tourism Board: Huerfano County is a land rich in history, natural wonders and artistic inspiration, in the shadow of the majestic Spanish Peaks. Here, in this place we call Spanish Peaks Country, you will experience the charm of Walsenburg, La Veta, Gardner and Cuchara along with World-Class Golf, Art & History Museums, a water park, shopping, Lathrop State Park and many other outdoor activities. To learn more, go to https://www.spanishpeakscountry.com/

 

HIGHWAY OF LEGENDS AUDIO TOUR LAUNCH EVENT
Attendees will take a journey along the Highway of Legends, with stops in La Veta and Stonewall, to experience the new tour and the magic of the Highway of Legends. 

WHEN:                   June 23, 2018, from 12 Noon to 4 P.M.
WHERE:                 La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089

To RSVP please contact Carl Young at cyoung@huerfano.us

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