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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 warmest months in Cortez are June and July, when temperatures reach 103 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -5 ˚F. The wettest month in Cortez is January with 2.2 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.01 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Cortez

Choose the perfect accommodation for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. We have 299 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Cortez ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Cortez is available at $25 per night. The average price of a rental is $111 per 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 include a breakfast in the price. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 10 accommodations that have gyms. If you are driving to Cortez, you'll want to pick from 103 places to stay that provide parking. 10 vacation rentals have a a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 43 pet-friendly accommodations available.

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 accommodations in Cortez have been reviewed; 75% are rated highly. 79 accommodations allow instant booking.

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