Welcome to the Midtown Motel in La Junta, Colorado winner of La Junta’s Best of the Best Hotel/Motel in 2008 and Frommer’s Best Moderately Priced Accomodations in Colorado, conveniently located on the historic Sante Fe Trail (U.S. Highway 50) in the High Plains of scenic Southeast Colorado, home of world-famous watermelon and cantelope farms. La Junta, a meeting place where the Koshare Indian Dancers join the Boy Scouts at Bent’s Old Fort, the Dinosaur Track at Picketwire Canyon, the Koshare Indian Museum which has the largest unsupported roof in the country with 600 logs and constructed with no nails, and the Sante Fe Trail. Explore wildlife and history at the John Martin Reservoir State Park. The Otero Museum, Boggsville Historic Site, La Junta Raceway are also worth visiting. La Junta offers over 300 days of sunshine each year, a moderate climate, friendly people, and extensive city park and school system, including Otero Junior College. Enjoy La Junta area events like the Early Settlers Day, Rocky Ford Balloon Festival, Miss Arkansas Valley, the Arkansas Valley Fair, the Colorado State Fair, and many rodeos. We are only one hour from Pueblo, two from Colorado Springs and three hours driving from Denver.