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Colorado Welcome Center at Lamar

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Great place to stop for coffee, maps, directions and stretching your legs.

I can't guarantee that this welcome center will be staffed by the same excellent help that we had... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Wichita, Kansas
Great stop don’t miss it

We found the nicest staff. They shared stories, maps and recommendations. They were holding... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

I can't guarantee that this welcome center will be staffed by the same excellent help that we had but this was a pleasant stop. They have maps, brochures for the entire state arranged by area, clean rest rooms and fresh coffee. Outside there is an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Leon67203
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We found the nicest staff. They shared stories, maps and recommendations. They were holding someone’s belongings waiting for the night train. Seemed to really like talking and helping people. Great maps.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank sn0wbusiness
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We’ve done a lot of traveling by car all over the USA and gone into lots of Welcome Centers. This one is by far the best one ever. We were greeted by three wonderful volunteers who were very friendly and very knowledgeable. They explained that...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank IndianaSuemom
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Stopped just to get a map and was given a Cook's tour of the areas to which we were going! Stayed at least 30 minutes. Hosts were friendly , knowledgeable, and willing to answer all questions and make suggestions to make our trip more enjoyable....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank spencers1621
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We love to stop here going to or from out west! It is such a friendly place, with the Madonna statue, a windmill, and an old train, all so picturesque! Inside is filled with travel brochures for the whole state. This is one stop you...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited this welcome center as we entered Colorado after seeing a sign saying 42 miles to the center. Lots of time to plan our visit. This is without a doubt the best run welcome center on the planet. Multiple racks of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ray H
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We traveled from Georgia to start out trek to visit all of the Madonnas of the trail statue. Landed in Denver, hopped into a rental car and headed. To Lamar, Colorado. We found our 1st. Madonna located at the visitors center. After seeing the stature...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank backhoe409
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped to get information and to get a close up view of a wind tower blade and the old train engine as well as information about the area. Staff were very friendly. This is a great stop for those heading into Colorado.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank hd452016
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

A Great place for a family visit. A plethora of rich history information from the plains to the mountains. Great staff with a welcoming and friendly face. Anyone just coming or just leaving ought to stop here along Highway 50!

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Abby W
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We love to stop here whenever we travel between Leander and Denver... The restrooms are clean; the coffee is hot - the worker did say that it is the best free coffee in Colorado. We love the friendly, knowledgeable workers... They even knew that BJ's...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank suki1043
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9 July 2018|
Response from spencers1621 | Reviewed this property |
That would have been a blade from a wind generator. I think there was one lying in the yard of the welcome center. Lamar claims to be the wind generation Capitol of the wold.