Feature Photo by: Hailey Pierce
Move over Viva Las Vegas there is a new destination ready to throw the bachelorette party of the year for you and your crew! From hiking and shopping to boutique hotels, Salida has everything you need to throw the best fling before the ring in the “Heart of the Rockies”. This little historic town is charming and friendly. Keep reading to discover a few activities to fit into the perfect weekend itinerary for you and your girls!
With so many activities at your fingertips, check in at The Manhattan Hotel in charming Downtown Salida. Kick off the weekend with a champagne toast on the balcony overlooking the Arkansas River, the perfect spot for an Insta-worthy pic. Afterwards, head down to the Boathouse Cantina for a margarita-filled happy hour.
After grabbing brunch at a local hot spot, head to Riveting Experience just a short stroll from the hotel for a private jewelry making party. Sip on wine while you and your besties make one-of-a-kind wearable souvenirs to remember the weekend by.
Kick back and enjoy the laid-back brewery atmosphere as you sample some flights and indulge in the best pizza in town. With so many tasty options on the menu, we recommend ordering a few individual-sized pizzas and share among your BFFs.
Salida’s most popular restaurant, the Boathouse Cantina features Baja Mexican-style food along with American favorites. Located on the banks of the Arkansas River, grab a table overlooking the water just in time for golden hour. Both refreshing and delicious, liven up your Saturday with a blackberry, raspberry, or mango habanero marg.
After an afternoon of exploring Salida and all it has to offer, pop into The Biker & The Baker for a quick sweet treat and boozy beverage. While you take a moment to relax and enjoy each other’s company, share those fun and embarrassing stories that might not be appropriate for wedding day speeches.
Picnic on the River
Before departing Salida, enjoy a charcuterie picnic by the Arkansas River as you reminisce on the weekend and look forward to the big day ahead.
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