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Rico Travel Guide

Rico used to be a silver mining area, which means that it is now a town rich with history. Found in Dolores County, Rico has become a popular tourist destination in Southwest Colorado not only for its past, but also for hiking, biking and fishing opportunities. The downtown area has historic buildings to admire and some are still standing from the mining days of the 1880s. For dining, there are a few local restaurants in town and live music in the evening.

Things to Do in Rico

For hikers and bikers, Lizard Head Wilderness is an outdoor playground, with miles of trails through the forests to explore. For fishing, the Dolores Rivers is the perfect place to go, with Brown Trout and Rainbow Trout found here. If visitors want to learn more about the region, there is the Rico Historical Museum. For some relaxation on vacation, head to Rico Hot Springs, which is found along the Dolores River.

Best Time to Visit Rico

The best time to visit Rico is during the spring and fall months, which offer beautiful surroundings and show off the best of Colorado nature.

Price and Availability in Rico

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Rico tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Rico 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 Rico is in March, while the cheapest month is in October. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Rico is in the high season in July. Rico has its low season in April, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Rico

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Rico. The hottest month in Rico is April, when temperatures peak at 81 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -2 ˚F. The wettest month in Rico is October with 8.41 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.17 inches of rain.

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