Top things to do in Delta

Top Choice Natural Feature in Delta

Dry Mesa Dinosaur Quarry

Within the borders of the Uncompahgre National Forest, this bone-rich area yielded one of the most diverse Jurassic vertebrate collections in the world. Over a dozen different dinosaurs have been unearthed here sinc…
Cinema in Delta

Tru Vu Drive-In

When the evening air is warm and dusk falls on Delta, this historic drive-in has a magical atmosphere. It is one of the few remaining such facilities in Colorado, and there are only a handful in the entire USA. Chec…
Historic Building in Delta

Fort Uncompahgre

Delta’s history as a fur-trading center and frontier outpost comes alive with a self-guided tour behind the rough timber walls of this 1828 fort. Allow about an hour for a visit.
Mexican in Delta

El Tapatio

The bright booths are ornately carved, and the plates of Mexican food are moderately priced. Lunch deals, like the green chile and cheese-smothered enchiladas Suizas are both filling and satisfying. Pair them with a…
Italian in Delta


This place has generous plates of pasta, big pizzas and inexpensive lunches. It also goes boldly where few Italian restaurants dare tread: into the Mexican-Italian fusion. Mexican calzone anyone?