Why you'll love Sterling...

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Do you like to get away from the busy trappings of life, avoid traffic jams and stay clear of long lines? Sterling and Logan County may be just what you're looking for. Here you'll find a variety of ideas to fill your itinerary with activities for every level of adventure.

Our culinary culture 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 brew made with locally grown wheat.

And when you are ready to relax, the 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.

3 Reasons to Visit Logan County

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1) Art and Culture in Logan County

See why Logan County is the art and culture center for northeast Colorado. Known for its tree sculptures by renowned artist Bradford Rhea, Sterling also boasts the region’s largest display of bronze artwork in this corner of the state. Many talented artists have colored Logan County with striking murals in both Sterling and Merino, and new metal art creations are popping up in several parks and other public places.

2) Explore Sterling and Logan County Day Trips

Sample some of our unique sights and stops as a free-range tourist in a relaxed atmosphere. There will never be a traffic jam or long waiting lines. Whether you’re planning a trip to Sterling or are just passing through, there is plenty to do and see. Check out this three-day itinerary for some inspiring ideas!

3) Get Outdoors! Three fun day trips to enjoy.

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.

3 Reasons to Visit Logan County

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1) Art and Culture in Logan County

See why Logan County is the art and culture center for northeast Colorado. Known for its tree sculptures by renowned artist Bradford Rhea, Sterling also boasts the region’s largest display of bronze artwork in this corner of the state. Many talented artists have colored Logan County with striking murals in both Sterling and Merino, and new metal art creations are popping up in several parks and other public places.

2) Explore Sterling and Logan County Day Trips

Sample some of our unique sights and stops as a free-range tourist in a relaxed atmosphere. There will never be a traffic jam or long waiting lines. Whether you’re planning a trip to Sterling or are just passing through, there is plenty to do and see. Check out this three-day itinerary for some inspiring ideas!

3) Get Outdoors! Three fun day trips to enjoy.

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.

3 Reasons to Visit Logan County

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1. Skip the Traffic Jams

Are you looking to plan a visit to Sterling? Find a variety of ideas to fill your itinerary. Maybe you love museums or hiking and biking? Perhaps you enjoy golf or disc golf or fishing and boating? 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! Ready for some free-range tourism? We’ve got the space to find your place.

2. Ditch the Long Lines

Our culinary culture 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.

3. 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.

3 Reasons to Visit Logan County

 

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1. Many Things to Do

Are you looking to plan a visit to Sterling? Find a variety of ideas to fill your itinerary. Maybe you love museums or hiking and biking? Perhaps you enjoy golf or disc golf or fishing and boating? 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! Ready for some free-range tourism? We’ve got the space to find your place.

2. Numerous Places to Eat

Our culinary culture 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 new Parts & Labor Brewery for a selection from their diverse menu and a brew made with locally grown wheat.

3. Wonderful Places to Stay

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.

 

3 Reasons to Visit Logan County

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1. Many Things to Do

Are you looking to plan a visit to Sterling? 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! Ready for some free-range tourism? We’ve got the space to find your place.

2. Numerous Places to Eat

Our culinary culture 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 new Parts & Labor Brewery for a selection from their diverse menu and a brew made with locally grown wheat.

3. Wonderful Places to Stay

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.

3 Reasons to Visit Logan County

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1. Traditional

It’s “Christmas on the Prairie” at the Overland Trail Museum in Sterling. Walk around the museum grounds adoring the twinkling lights and beautifully decorated buildings from 5 to 7 pm, Mondays, Dec. 9, 16 and 23. Have a cup of hot apple cider and cookies or roasted chestnuts while enjoying various festive entertainers. In the spirit of Christmas all open house dates at the museum are FREE admission.

2. Memorable

Sterling Public Library is the home of the annual Parade of Trees, held throughout the holiday season, with hundreds of decorated trees on display. An Open House is scheduled for Thursday December 19, from 5 to 8 p.m., when the building lights will be turned down to allow the trees to shine! There will also be refreshments and life music for all to enjoy.

3. Hospitable

Are you ready to visit Logan County? We have a variety of ideas to fill your itinerary, our culinary culture is sure to please anyone’s taste buds, and our accommodations will keep you snug as a bug in a rug.

(For more activities and events in Logan County, click here.)

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