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    Free Range Tourism

    Be ready to get off the beaten path, and escape to explore at your own pace.

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    Historic Downtown

    The charming town square is a mix of grand historical buildings, vibrant shops, restaurants, and trendy brewery.

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    Outdoor Activities

    Find your place here for action sports, hunting and fishing, bird watching, hiking, biking, shooting sports, golfing, boating and more.

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    North Sterling State Park

    Majestic bluffs and expansive golden prairie views of the past greet modern visitors to North Sterling State Park.

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    Fairs & Festivals

    See how we celebrate our agricultural heritage with the 2021 Logan County Fair & Rodeo. Dust off your cowboy boots and join in the fun of the biggest attraction in northeast Colorado.

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Welcome to Sterling & Logan County, Colorado!

Take a fresh look at Northeast Colorado. Be a part of our history. Explore shops and eateries. Step into wide-open spaces. All at your own pace.

If you're looking for a Colorado road trip a little outside of the usual, Logan County is the perfect destination for weekend getaways and special visits. This is where you are encouraged to roam freely! Discover our museums and historical sites. Tour our collection of hand-carved tree sculptures and see why Sterling is called the "City of Living Trees." Travel through the natural beauty of the high plains to enjoy all sorts of activities in the great outdoors. Experience our lifestyle at year-round events.

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This Weekend in Logan County

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Free-range tourism is creating art outside and getting to share it with others. Bring your own rock to paint and share with other nature lovers along Penny Lane River Trail in Sterling.

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Get out of the fast lane for more road and less traffic in rural Logan County - the perfect place for biking and hiking that you haven't discovered yet! Find designated routes here https://trails.colorado.gov/ or pick up a county map at the Logan County Visitor Center and set out on any of our rural roads. Some are paved, some are gravel, and some are shared with farm equipment. Whichever the case, you’ll be sure to enjoy the open road. If you prefer to keep your feet on the ground, you can find a variety of hiking trails to enjoy at North Sterling State Park or along the South Platte River on the east side of Sterling.

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As you plan your trip to Sterling and Logan County:

Skip the Traffic Jams

Are you ready for a Colorado road trip to Sterling? Find a variety of ideas to fill your itinerary. Here you’ll discover a plethora of activities for every level of adventure. And to top it all off, you’ll rarely be caught in a traffic jam or stand in line. It’s what we like to call free-range tourism and we’ve got the space to find your place, no matter the weather!

Ditch the Long Lines

We are open for you to enjoy our culinary culture which includes down-home favorites at the local diners and exquisite cuisine in upscale restaurants. A gigantic scoop of hard ice cream is a favorite at the charming Simkins Parlour and the Hot Spot Smokehouse has some of the best barbecue around. Stop at the Parts & Labor Brewing Company for a selection from their diverse menu and a brew made with locally grown wheat.

Roam Freely and Relax

Accommodations in Sterling and Logan County range from a quaint boutique motel to modern hotels in beautiful settings. Travelers who prefer recreational vehicles or tent camping will feel right at home at our campsite facilities.

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We've created some itinerary ideas for you!

1) Art and Culture in Logan County

1) Art and Culture in Logan County

See why Logan County is the art and culture center for northeast Colorado.

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2) Explore Sterling and Logan County

2) Explore Sterling and Logan County

Perfect for a Colorado road trip, this 3-day itinerary will give you a sample of the best of Sterling and Logan County to enjoy for a weekend getaway or your next special visit.

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3) Get Outdoors! Three days in our wide open spaces.

3) Get Outdoors! Three days in our wide open spaces.

Are you an adrenaline junky or do you like to find peace with nature and relax? Either way – we’ve got you covered. Get outdoors and enjoy some of our 331 clear, sunny days.

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