VISIT OUR DOWNTOWN

HISTORIC DISTRICT

With 143 original buildings dating as far back as the late 1800s, you will find historic architecture being renewed and restored to its natural beauty along the six miles of our celebrated red brick streets, many stamped with the original Trinidad icon. Our downtown showcases small eclectic and independent shops, sumptuous food, the artistic vibrancy of our fun and funky residents, and grand vistas of alpine mountains and southwestern mesas.

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Light Up Trinidad Trolley Tour

Want to see our historic downtown firsthand? Join us for a fun-filled outing to see the Trinidad Historic District all decked out for the holidays and vote for your favorite lighting display while you’re at it! The Trinidad Trolley departs for its Light Up Trinidad Trolley Tours from Miners Memorial Park on Main Street. On the tour, riders can enjoy free cocoa and apple cider as they travel through the Trinidad Historic District and nearby neighborhoods to view the festive lights on various buildings throughout Trinidad. Riders will also be given the opportunity to vote on their favorite displays; we hope you’ll join us in celebrating this magical Trinidad holiday tradition! 

The tour will run from December 6th to the 22nd, Wednesday through Sunday, and tours are given at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.

If you’ve already gone on the tour, you can vote for your favorite lighting display HERE!

For additional information or for group tour reservations, please call 719-846-9512 .

TRINIDAD, COLORADO
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Trinidad Brick

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Discover

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Gothic style church building in downtown trinidad

Historic Downtown Trinidad

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Historic Trinidad house

Trinidad History Museum

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Columbian Hotel

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DOWNTOWN SHOPS

ANTIQUES
BEAUTY & PAMPERING
BOOKS
BOUTIQUES, CLOTHING,
GIFTS, HOME DECOR
OUTDOOR
RECREATION
EQUIPMENT
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    105 W. Main St.
    719.846.8634
    TeesmeTreatme.com
PET CARE
WINE & SPIRITS

STEP BACK IN TIME

VISIT OUR HISTORIC MUSEUMS

TRINIDAD HISTORY MUSEUM

The Trinidad History Museum covers an entire city block in the historic heart of Trinidad, and recounts the history of the city from the mid-1850s to the early-1930s. The complex includes the 1870’s era adobe Baca House, the 1882 Vic-torian-style Bloom Mansion, the Santa Fe Trail Museum and the Baca-Bloom Heritage Gardens.

312 E. Main Street
Trinidad, CO 81082
719.846.7217

HistoryColorado.org

A.R. MITCHELL MUSEUM OF WESTERN ART

Located in the historic Jamieson’s Department Store, built in 1906, with pressed tin ceilings and a horseshoe shaped mezzanine, the museum features the work of Arthur Roy Mitchell, King of the Pulp Western Cover Artists. His iconic western scenes of cowboys, horses and cattle have captured the hearts and minds of pulp western readers from the 1920s to today.

150 E. Main Street
Trinidad, CO 81082
719.846.4224

ARMitchellMuseum.com

COAL MINERS MEMORIAL MUSEUM

The museum is a tribute to the dedicated miners who explored the vast caverns beneath the plains, mountains and mesas of Southeastern Colorado. Here you can discover the industry that built Trinidad by riding a coal car, learning about the history and the workers who challenged the Rockefellers. Tour the lower level that takes you underground offering a peek into the mining experience.

219 W. Main Street
Trinidad, CO 81082

LOUDEN-HENRITZE ARCHAEOLOGY MUSEUM

This museum tells the story of Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico through geology, paleontology and archaeology. Explore displays that feature locally found artifacts and experience a unique look at millions of years of the area’s history.

600 Prospect Street
Trinidad, CO 81082
Trinidad State Junior College
Ground floor of the college library
719.846.5508
Trinidadstate.edu

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