420 Spring in Southern Colorado: Ultimate Cannabis-Friendly Guide
Can you feel it? The time is fast approaching to pack away your winter coat, swap your snowboard for hiking boots, and enjoy all there is to offer in the beautiful southern Colorado spring. Since there are few better accessories to pair with sunshine than cannabis, we thought we would help you plan a 420-friendly vacation down south during spring 2019.
Spring in Southern Colorado: 420 Travel Guide
Dispensaries in Southern Colorado
No 420-friendly vacation can start without a quick trip to the dispensary. If you are looking for the best dispensaries in southern Colorado, look no further than The Spot 420’s three convenient locations. The Spot 420’s Trinidad, Colorado dispensary is perfectly located right off I-25 and has the largest selection of Colorado edibles, Colorado weed strains and more.
And their two Pueblo, Colorado dispensaries, just a short drive from Colorado Springs, won’t disappoint either. At The Spot 420’s Pueblo West location, you can actually tour their cannabis grow to see how the magic happens. This is a great activity to start off your beautiful, 420-friendly, spring vacation in southern Colorado. Lastly, The Spot 420’s second Pueblo dispensary is brand new and huge, with a massive selection of all things Colorado cannabis housed inside of a truly beautiful retail store.
Spring Events in Southern Colorado
Now that you stopped by The Spot 420’s Pueblo dispensaries and/or Trinidad dispensary, you are equipped with all the Colorado cannabis you need. Next up, fun activities!
What goes better with cannabis than a guided food tour through Colorado Springs’ historic Tejon Street on a sunny spring day? We can’t think of anything! Schedule this all-year tour on whatever day is convenient for your spring trip. In this tour, you’ll visit five diverse culinary staples in town. There will be so much good food, your munchies won’t even know what hit them.
The right kind of Colorado weed strain can pump you up for a good workout. And this Fort Carson Color Fest offers a fun spin on the boring old 5k run. For $10, you can run this 3 mile race and get a splash of color as you cross the finish line. The all day event also offers climbing walls, dunk tanks, and beer for purchase.
As kids, who didn’t dream of having a big party in the zoo? Turns out, you can actually make this happen as an adult! Join the Pueblo Zoo for an afternoon of beer, live music, games, and more. Bring a vaporizer, tincture, or edibles to keep you dosed throughout the afternoon of cute animals, great music, and good people.
Things to See in Southern Colorado
- Pikes Peak
Get high and then get higher by visiting Pikes Peak, the highest summit of the southern front range of the Rocky Mountains. This peak is tucked inside the breathtaking Pike National Forest, just a short drive from downtown Colorado Springs. Don’t worry, you don’t have to drive yourself up or hike this intense fourteener. The Pikes Peak Cog Railway is a cute train that will hike you up there with minimal effort, just $10-$15 per ticket! The train ride is 3.5 hours and you will get to see some of the most beautiful landscapes America has to offer, all from the comfort of your seat.
- Great Sand Dunes National Park
Spend a day soaring down a mountain of sand at Great Sand Dunes National Park! This day adventure is a few hours from Pueblo, Colorado and Colorado Springs and two hours away from Trinidad, Colorado. If sandboarding sounds a little too extreme for your chill day, you can also fish or splash around in Medano Creek, hike around the national park, or even go for an epic horseback ride!
- UFO Watchtower in San Luis Valley
Okay, okay, hear us out. This eclectic tourist stop feels like it was born out of a “What should stoners do on vacation” book and we love it for that reason. This UFO watchtower has been open to the public (for $2 per person) since 2000. Located in the mystical San Luis Valley, all sorts of crazy happenings have been reported at or near this site. If you want to spend a memorable night camping and watching for UFOs, checking out the garden which purportedly houses two portals to another dimension, or just enjoy the stars with absolutely zero light pollution…this is your perfect place.
420-Friendly Lodging in Southern Colorado
This is one of the nicest and most laid back Airbnbs in Trinidad, Colorado. This adorable (and super clean) little home is perfect for a weekend getaway and to serve as a nice homebase if you plan to do day trips around the area. Out back, there’s a perfect little smoking area where you can enjoy your cannabis freely, with the host’s permission! Inside, you can chow down on 420 edibles or use your vaporizer.
In the market for an adorable, 420-friendly cabin in La Vita, Colorado? Look no further than Two Fox Cabins! They offer 12 420-friendly cabins of all different sizes, easily accommodating a solo trip or a big group. There’s great hiking, fishing, and eating nearby…so saddle up for a fantastic and cannabis-friendly stay.
If you are more in the camping spirit, Wilderness Bud & Breakfast is a great option. Located just outside of the South San Juan Wilderness Area, this campground is completely 420-friendly. No seriously, they have a daily 420 Happy Hour (from 4:20 to 6:20) in which they serve sungrown cannabis. Snag a teepee with a double bed, a single bed, or a more basic tent and a local, organic breakfast comes with it daily!
Enjoy your spring vacation in southern Colorado and don’t forget to stock up on all the Colorado weed strains, 420 edibles, weed lotion, and more at The Spot 420!