Stagecoach Motel - La Junta Tourism
In the 1840s, Bent’s Fort was used as a trading post. Plains Native Americans and Old West travelers gathered here to do business. The fort features antique furnishings and styling, such as an antique billiards board. Bent’s Fort is approximately 9 miles and 15 minutes away from Stagecoach Motel. (719) 383-5010
The Picketwire Canyons site features preserved dinosaur tracks and more. Native American art, unique landforms, and a variety of animal and plant species can be found here. Picketwire Canyonlands are a great destination for the archaeologist or geologist. Picketwire Canyonlands are approximately 90 miles and 1.5 hours away from Stagecoach Motel. (719) 384-2181
Koshare Indian Museum
Built and supported by a group of local youth, the Koshare Indian Museum features a large collection of Native American artifacts and information. Local youth perform in traditional Koshare dances from time to time. The Koshare Indian Museum is approximately 1.5 miles and 5 minutes away from Stagecoach Motel. (719) 384-4411
The Otero Museum is popular for its display of antique cars, machinery, and farm equipment. Vehicles such as chuck wagons, fire engines, and railroad cars are on display. The Otero Museum is one fifth of a mile and about 1 minute away from Stagecoach Motel. (719) 384-7500
Boggsville Settlement was founded in 1862. It lies on the Purgatoire River in southern Las Animas County. The Santa Fe Trail runs through the Boggsville Settlement. The Boggsville Settlement is approximately 42 miles and 1 hour away from Stagecoach Motel. (719) 384-8113
Comanche National Grasslands Headquarters
The Comanche National Grasslands incorporate more than 440,000 acres of prairie in Southeastern Colorado. Horseback riding, hiking, biking, and other recreational activities are popular. The Comanche National Grasslands Headquarters is approximately 2 miles and 5 minutes away from Stagecoach Motel. (719) 384-2181
The Santa Fe Trail
The Santa Fe Trail runs for over 1,200 miles throughout five states. It was the West’s first major trade route. The Santa Fe Trail is approximately 16 miles and 30 minutes away from Stagecoach Motel.
Otero Junior College
Otero Junior College is located on a clean, attractive campus in southern La Junta. OJC Rattler sports games are a popular draw, with baseball, softball, basketball, and soccer games seasonally. The college also hosts many community events at its Ed Stafford Theatre, such as dance recitals and musicals. Otero Junior College is approximately 1.2 miles and 6 minutes away from Stagecoach Motel. (719) 384-6831
Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center
AVRMC is La Junta’s primary medical care facility. It includes specialty clinics, radiology, intensive care, OB/GYN, emergency care, and rehabilitation services. AVRMC is approximately 1 mile and 3 minutes away from Stagecoach Motel. (719) 384-5412
Casa del Sol Retirement Community
Casa del Sol offers senior citizens a friendly environment for assisted living. Located on the edge of La Junta, Casa del Sol provides support services for many of the region’s elderly. The facility is available to persons over the age of 55. Casa del Sol Retirement Community is approximately 1 mile and 3 minutes away from Stagecoach Motel. (719) 384-0342
La Junta Airport
The La Junta Airport is a small community airport providing service for private and charter aircraft. The airport is the largest in the region and includes two runways. Aviation season runs from May 1st through August 31st. The La Junta Airport is approximately 6.5 miles and 15 minutes away from Stagecoach Motel. (719) 384-8407
La Junta Raceway
LJR is located in the La Junta Industrial Park north of La Junta. Regional races are held here. The La Junta Raceway is approximately 6.5 miles and 15 minutes away from Stagecoach Motel.
Vogel Canyon Picnic Area
Two natural springs originate from the bottom of Vogel Canyon. It is a popular wildlife viewing area, especially at sunrise and sunset. Vogel Canyon Picnic Area is approximately 21 miles and 34 minutes away from Stagecoach Motel.
Timpas Picnic Area
Timpas Creek runs through La Junta, Swink, and Rocky Ford in the Arkansas Valley. Timpas Picnic Area is a great area to have lunch and enjoy Southeastern Colorado history at the same time. Timpas Picnic Area is approximately 8 miles and 12 minutes away from Stagecoach Motel.
La Junta Golf Course
The La Junta Golf Course is a 9-hole course located north of La Junta near La Junta Industrial Park. Its course rating is 35.5 and its slope rating is 118 on grass. It was established in 1940 by the Army Corps of Engineers. The La Junta Golf course is approximately 5.5 miles and 10 minutes away from Stagecoach Motel. (719) 384-7133
La Junta City Park and Sk8way Park
La Junta City Park offers you and your family a place to relax and have fun. The park features playground equipment, tennis courts, basketball courts, a sand volleyball pit, and a duck pond. The park’s covered gazebos are great for family get-togethers and picnics. Sk8way skate park is incorporated into the park. The skatepark was designed by Tony Hawk. La Junta City Park and Sk8way park are approximately 1 mile and 5 minutes away from Stagecoach Motel. (719) 384-5991
Music at the Junction
Music at the Junction is a concert held annually in Potter Park, in central La Junta. Different bands and acts headline the event every year. Check their website for more information on upcoming events. Potter Park is approximately 0.5 mile and 2 minutes away from Stagecoach Motel.
La Junta Rifle Club
This rifle club offers local and out-of-town shooters a place to improve their marksmanship. It includes 3 trap fields, a skeet field, 3 indoor pistol ranges, and a 25-300 yard rifle range. The La Junta Rifle Club is approximately 3 miles and 10 minutes away from Stagecoach Motel. (719) 384-4868