Mesa Verde Country (Cortez, Dolores and Mancos)
Ancestral Puebloans thrived here for thousands of years. The reasons they stayed can still be tasted in our farmers markets and vineyards. The call of the wild answered with bikes, kayaks and fishing lines. The beauty of the land felt by a new generation of artists. The story unfolds at our cultural centers and Native American dances. If you really want to know Mesa Verde Country, one day just isn’t enough. Plan your stay at MesaVerdeCountry.com.
Sundance Bear Lodge
38890 Hwy 184, Mancos
970-533-1504 or 866-529-2480
Between Durango and Mesa Verde, we have B&B rooms and cabins on 86 acres with remarkable views — just 10 miles from the park and 30 miles from the train. Stay one more day and do both! Where the Ancient Ones dwelled and the Wild West was born.
Willowtail Springs Nature Preserve & Education Center
10451 CR 39, Mancos
Willowtail Springs Nature Preserve and Education Center offers residencies in the Arts and Sciences for emerging and established practioners in these fields to pursue their work in a special protected place.
Nestled in a box canyon and surrounded by 14,000-foot peaks of the San Juan Mountains, the Town of Telluride is one of the most beautiful places in North America–if not the world.