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Cortez Travel Guide

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.

Things to Do in Cortez

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.

Best Places to Stay in Cortez

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.

Best Time to Visit Cortez

The best time to visit Cortez is June through August, as these are the hottest months and the most ideal for outdoor activity.

Best Events in Cortez

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.

Things to Do for Families in Cortez

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.

Price and Availability in Cortez

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Cortez tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Cortez tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Cortez is in June, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Cortez is in the high season in July. Cortez has its low season in April, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Cortez

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Cortez. The hottest month in Cortez is June, when temperatures peak at 101 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 5 ˚F. The wettest month in Cortez is May with 2.24 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Cortez

Pick the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others. Cortez has 299 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. A vacation in Cortez can be affordable - our cheapest price vacation rental is available at $25 a night. A typical accommodation in Cortez costs on average $111 per night.

If you need internet access during your stay in Cortez, then you can choose from over 92 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 20 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. Choose from 10 accommodations that provide gym options, so you don't miss a single workout. Driving to Cortez? Then choose one of the 103 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 10 places to stay have a a pool or jacuzzi

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in any of 43 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from loads of providers in Cortez, including 88 places to stay from Airbnb, 18 accommodations from Priceline and 4 places to stay from Agoda

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