La Veta has some great restaurants such as Alys’ Restaurant, The Bugling Bull, Charlie’s Market, Corners Diner, Deerprint Wine & Bistro, La Veta Liquors, Mission Deli Mesa, Paradise Coffee, Ryus Ave Bakery; and
Cuchara hosts the Famous Dog Bar & Grill and The Timbers Restaurant.
La Veta has its share of great shops like La Veta Mercantile, Big R, Book Nook, Petals and Silvershoe; and
Cuchara’s gift shops like Cuchara Country Store, Dakota Dukes, Midnight Wolf, Mama Dukes Jewelry, and The Bear’s Den at Cuchara where you can play mini golf.
Local Museums, Galleries & Performing Arts:
La Veta host a fabulous art community. Check out some local spots La Veta Mercantile, Francisco Fort Museum, Kathy Hill’s Studio and Gallery, La Veta Gallery on Main, Spanish Peaks Arts Council, Francisco Center for the Performing Arts and La Veta School of the Arts.