Explore Pueblo – Local Attractions
What brings to Pueblo – leisure, business, education or any personal work? While you’re visiting this beautiful city, why not spend some time exploring it? Pueblo is a melting pot of the west and assumes a cosmopolitan culture due to heavy immigration of Irish, Italian, Slovenian, German, Greek, Jewish, Russian, Hungarian, Japanese, African-American and Lithuanian groups.
Quality Inn & Suites in Pueblo is in close proximity to main leisure, shopping and dining opportunities. In fact, it makes an ideal base whenever you’re in city. Most things are just few minutes away from our hotel.
Things to do while you’re in town:
Pueblo River walk
You can’t miss historic Pueblo River walk whenever you’re in city. Pueblo is situated at the confluence of the Arkansas River and Fountain Creek, a stroll around the area is a must. You may also want to sit back, relax and gorge onto delicious Mexican food.
The Nature & Raptor Center of Pueblo
Located at the Arkansas River, this is a huge attraction that city offers. You can call it a care center for wild animals and birds. This is because this center is involved with taking in injured birds of prey and treating them till they are healthy.
Pueblo City Park Carousel
The historic Carousel in the Pueblo City Park is a beautiful place featuring detailing on its carved horses. It’s a relic from the past which has been carefully maintained and offers some of the most amazing rides.
Traveling with children? Why don’t you take them to Pueblo Zoo located in the City Park, which houses around 420 animals of 140 different species? Won’t it be a fun yet educational outing with children?
Pueblo Country Courthouse
It’s a magnificent building of 1912 built in Beaux Arts style of architecture made of brick and sandstone. It accommodates country’s courthouse and edifice houses.
El Pueblo History Museum
It’s a historic building and is a site for archaeological evacuation, presenting the local history. It includes an 1840-style adobe trading post and plaza.
Steelworks Museum of Industry and Culture
Pueblo is one of the largest steel-producing cities in the US. Therefore, it’s worth knowing the industry and culture. Drive to Steelworks Museum of Industry and Culture operated by the Bessemer Historical Society. The museum exhibits include local history of coal mining, railroads and steel production.
Union Avenue Historic Commercial District
It’s a century old business district in Pueblo. It’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places and therefore, is worth a visit.
What’s near by?
Parkview Medical Center – 2 miles
University of Southern Colorado – 2.5 miles
Pueblo Convention Center – 3 miles south
Pueblo Community College – 3.2 miles
Pueblo Zoo & City Park – 3.5 miles
Pueblo Zoo – 3.7 mils south west
Colorado State Fairgrounds – 4.1 miles
Beacon Hill Speedway – 6.5 miles
Pueblo Memorial Airport – PUB – 7.2 miles east
Pikes Peak International Raceway – 19.8 miles