As the hub of northeast Colorado, Sterling is located just off Interstate-76 which follows the same route as the Overland Trail along the South Platte River. As you travel through this area, you’ll see native grasslands, majestic bluffs and rolling hills. You’ll delight in the serene qualities of the natural landscape and the friendly atmosphere of an agricultural-based community filled with hometown values.
You’ll find that Sterling offers local culture in a progressive setting which includes a premier two-year college and plenty of state-of-the-art industries. This City on the Plains – with 15,000 people – is two hours from any traffic jam and boasts 331 clear, sunny days a year!
Sterling has a rich past that you will discover as you partake in the annual Sugar Beet Days festival in the historic downtown area as well as at the Overland Trail Museum, hailed as one of the best small town museums. Travelers to Sterling also enjoy touring the collection of Living Trees – cottonwoods that have been carved into fanciful creatures and inspiring characters by artist Bradford Rhea.
And don’t miss these attractions: North Sterling State Park, Logan County Fair & Rodeo, July Jamz Free Concert Series, Flatlanders Car Show, Indoor/Outdoor Pool & Water Park, Sterling Xpress Baseball and much more!
Visit ExploreSterling.com for more information!