The small Southwestern town of Cortez, Colorado has a rich history as one of the United States’ most famed archaeological sites, making it a great place for tourists to take a vacation that is both highly educational and entertaining. Cortez is truly a fascinating town and has plenty to offer -- from museums and historic sites to public parks and sports fields this tiny town has it all.
Cortez is abundant in outdoor recreation and awe. Guests to the area can hike the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument trails, where, on their hike, they will lay eyes on ancient rock drawings, and cliff dwellings. They can also opt to go hiking in the Dolores River Canyon, which, likes its name suggests, sits beside a flowing river, or view the Anasazi Ruins from the peak point of the Hovenweep National Monument. In Denny Park, guests can treat themselves to a relaxing day under the sun when they go fishing, take a walk, and have a picnic under the covered shelters. Visitors with a passion for studying and knowledge will be more than pleased with a visit to the Cortez Cultural Center, which features a variety of exhibits and programs centered around Native American and Western dance, art, and poetry.
The Cortez vacation listings offer modern amenities and comforts, as well as a sleek style. They come equipped with spacious living rooms and high speed internet, as well as tidy sleeping areas and large windows for admiring the mountain views.
The best time to visit Cortez is June through August, as these are the hottest months and the most ideal for outdoor activity.
One of the biggest events in Cortez is the Ute Mountain Mesa Verde Birding Festival. This bird-filled festival features a variety of birding tours such as the Raptors Galore, Owl Prowl, and Birding on the Border, as well as tasty food and brews. A few more of Cortez’s events include the Pueblo to Pueblo Run & Bike event, the Jones Farm Pumpkin Patch, and the Literary Festival.
At the Cortez Recreation Center, families can spend the day taking part in family fitness classes, swimming, rock climbing, playing both indoor and outdoors sports, and playing pool. The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center gives guests and their families the opportunity to learn about archaeology through hands-on experience with real archaeologists, or take a tour of the research facility and surrounding parks.
Families looking to stay in the area for a week or two can sign up for a week long experience that has them herding cattle and living the cowboy lifestyle with East Pines Ranch.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Cortez. The warmest months in Cortez are June and April, when temperatures reach 97 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -14 ˚F. The wettest month in Cortez is October with 2.28 inches of rain, while the driest month is March with 0.04 inches of rain.
— I love AllTheRooms because it is not only local homes for renting, and not only hotels, but everything combined. When I am about to book a place to stay, I usually spend a couple of hours looking through both hotel sites and local home sites, comparing the prices and places.
— I love AllTheRooms because it enables me to compare a range of providers in just one search. I'd normally spend time checking prices across a range of platforms by visiting different websites one-by-one, so this helps me to save time on my accommodation searches while planning my upcoming trips
— When I plan a trip, I no longer waste time visiting multiple websites in search of the best accommodations. Now, I just go to AllTheRooms and immediately find everything from luxury villas to pet-friendly rentals! All in one place
Choose the perfect vacation rental for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and more. Cortez has 299 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Cortez is available at $25 per night. A typical accommodation in Cortez costs on average $111 a night.
If you need to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 92 accommodations in Cortez that have WiFi. 20 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. You can maintain your workout regime by staying at one of 10 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on getting to Cortez by car, be sure to choose from 103 accommodations that provide parking. We track 10 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.
AllTheRooms has 43 pet-friendly places to stay in Cortez, so if you're traveling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.
We combine a wide variety of Cortez accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 3 providers, including 88 places to stay from Airbnb, 18 accommodations from Priceline and 4 places to stay from Agoda.
163 of our accommodations in Cortez have been rated by previous guests. They rated 75% as excellent or good. 79 places to stay in are instantly bookable.