Once a small mining town full of gold-seekers looking to make a quick buck, Pueblo, Colorado, has transformed itself into a modern metropolis with plenty to see, do, and experience. Surrounded by some of the most stunning scenery in the West, "Steel City" has long been a melting pot of different cultures, and this convergence has contributed to the city's cosmopolitan character. Pueblo hotels provide you with a base to explore local landmarks and sample the best Colorado cuisine.
Revisit the city's past with a trip to the Steelworks Museum of Industry and Culture; exhibits include a timeline of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company that stretches back to 1872 and a collection of sparkling minerals and gems. Nearby Bishop's Castle is the perfect place to take a selfie; this stone and iron castle, constructed in medieval style, is situated on the edge of the San Isabel National Forest. Traveling with the little ones? The Buell Children's Museum is a must-visit, housing interactive science and history exhibits for children of all ages. Stay in cheap hotels in Pueblo to be close to attractions like Pueblo Plaza Ice Arena, which offers an alternative to the city's museums and historical buildings. The indoor ice rink has over a thousand laser and LED lights that illuminate the arena.
Immigrants gravitated to Pueblo at the turn of the 20th century and helped to define the city's collective palate. You'll find Italian, Mexican, and Asian restaurants in the Union Avenue Historic District; grab a bite to eat and order a local ale—Pueblo is famous for its craft beer. Stay in hotels in Pueblo and order mountain lamb, a Colorado delicacy often served with green beans and roasted potatoes.
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