Pueblo is a city and the county seat of Pueblo County in the US state of
Colorado. The city is located at the confluence of Fountain Creek and
Arkansas River, about 180 kilometers south of Denver. Pueblo is often
referred to as the "Steel City" as it is one of the largest steel-producing
cities in the United States. Pueblo is majorly popular for its outdoor
recreation, arts and culture, and a low cost of living. Pueblo organizes
the Colorado State Fair, Colorado's largest single event held annually in
the late summer. The city is also home to the state fair parade, which the
largest parade held in the state.
Things to do in Pueblo
Buell Children's Museum
Buell Children's Museum offers hands-on exhibits focusing on science,
technology, and arts. The museum is a part of the Sangre de Cristo Arts
& Conference Centre which opened in 1972. There are five galleries in
the museum offering various exhibits. In 2004, Buell Children's Museum was
the winner of the Award of Excellence in Arts & Humanities by the El
El Pueblo History Museum
A local history museum in Pueblo, El Pueblo History Museum puts forward the
history of the city. The site at which the museum is located is home to an
1840s-style adobe trading post and an archaeological excavation site of the
original trading post, listed on the US National Register of Historic
Lake Pueblo State Park
Lake Pueblo State Park is a state park offering 60 miles of shoreline and 10,000 acres of land. Some of the activities offered at the park are recreational fishing, camping, hiking, and swimming. Lake Pueblo State Park features plenty of mammal and reptile species such as mule, red fox, raccoon, bull snakes, and more.
Best Time to Visit Pueblo, Colorado
The best times to take flights to Pueblo are the months between April through May and September through October. These seasons are characterized by comfortable temperatures apt for sightseeing.
Airports in Pueblo
Pueblo flights are operated by Pueblo Memorial Airport. It is a public airport located about 6 miles east of Pueblo. The airport offers flights to Denver, operated by United Express.