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A quiet little town it may be, but as a wintering ground for beautiful Canadian Geese, Lamar, Colorado is a popular tourist destination. Thousands of birds migrate here, and birdwatchers will love witnessing the spectacle. Lamar also has a host of other attractions, including amusement parks, museums, and historical sites.
Enjoy a breath of fresh air when you visit the John Martin Reservoir. This beautiful lake has world class boating and fishing for the outdoors enthusiast. Or gather the family for a hike and get a good dose of history on the Madonna of the Trail Monument, which commemorates female pioneers. For a deeper look at the town’s history, visit Big Timbers Museum, with its thoughtful exhibits on frontier life. Or take a look at the Camp Amache National Historic Landmark, which was the site of a Japanese-American internment camp during WWII.
As the perfect starting point for one of Colorado’s famed scenic drives, you’ll be happy to learn that Lamar is also home to a Colorado Welcome Center. Located in a historical train depot, knowledgeable staff are pleased to give you maps and brochures, and guide you through the history of the town and the state as a whole.
That’s just the kind of hospitality you can expect in the sleepy town of Lamar as well as at your stylish, comfortable and affordable IHG hotel. Book a room that’s right for you today.