The city of Pueblo is the most populous city in Pueblo County, Colorado. Situated at the confluence of the Arkansas River and Fountain Creek, Pueblo is 112 miles south of Denver and 43 miles south of Colorado Springs.
The earliest permanent building in Colorado is thought to have been established in this city, followed by the Fort Pueblo trading post. Originally, a humble steel manufacturing town, now Pueblo is home to many upscale restaurants and bars. Many local farmers grow their own variety of green chile for delicious sauces that give dishes in Pueblo an extra kick.
Pueblo boasts a rich cultural center that includes museums, galleries, live music and other arts festivities. Colorado State Fairgrounds in Pueblo is home to the annual state fair, as well as many other concerts and events year round.
Lake Pueblo State Park has 60 miles of shore line, a swimming beach and two marinas.
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum features over 2 dozen historic aircraft on display.
Buell Children’s Museum offers hands-on exhibits in the areas of arts and science.
To learn more about Pueblo, visit The Great Pueblo Chamber of Commerce.
Lake Pueblo State Park provides those who visit the park over 4,600 acres of water, 60 miles of shoreline and 10,000 acres of land. There are two marinas at Lake Pueblo making water recreation very popular. However, you can stay dry and enjoy hiking, biking and camping too.
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