La Junta, translated as “The Junction”, was a centrally located hub for the Santa Fe Railroad in the late 1800s. La Junta today is still a stopping point for resource trains and tourism. With over 200 small and large businesses, La Junta remains strong in commerce and social unity. With a population of approximately 6,000 residents, La Junta is largest city in the Arkansas Valley.
La Junta is rich in culture, history and industrial importance. From historical sites such as Bent’s Old Fort and the Santa Fe trail to the miles of agriculture, La Junta is sure to educate you about why they are the central hub for the Arkansas Valley. During your stay, expect a wonderful, homelike welcome, an amazing show by their local Koshare Dancers, local bands, great food and more!
As your second overnight stop, La Junta promises to deliver beautiful views, great entertainment, friendly hospitality and everything to encourage you to visit again.
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