Retro Inn At Mesa Verde
Travel Blogs from Cortez
... We have a bear in the campground, so store your food, blah, blah..." Usually they say there "could be bears so store your food." I saw a bear here six years ago so I know a few black bears live here. So I looked it up because this campground inexplicably has wifi. There has been a cinnamon colored bear roaming this campground according to a June 14th article from the newspaper in Cortez. He has never hurt anyone, but he "brushes up against tents," and "trips ...
... are $9, one price for an hour or all day. We started off with french pastry in a cute little bakery. Then explored main street. Durango has a lot of its old charm, The historic section is mainly gift shops, restaurants, and pubs. Looks like if you stay over there is lots of entertainment choices in the historic district.
US 160 over the mountains to Cortez is a nice drive. We got to see some trees for a change. A nice treat after a week in the ...
... with Reed in a Hiking backpack.
This is a large park and it was a 20 mile drive to get to the back part where the cliff dwellings are.
There are not enough words to keep describing God's beauty in the Mountains, Cliffs, Canyons, Vegetation, and Sky. I
It reminded me of several verses in the book of Psalms
" Let the sea resound, and everything in ...
... hear thunder. I wasn't interested in repeating yesterday's experience so I took my time and spent the rest of the day at the museum.
After the museum I headed for That'za Pizza in Cortez, CO. I had a great pizza there several years ago. I went to see if they could repeat the performance. It was good but not as good as I remember.
... s most prominent ruin, is about 20 miles with about 15 being uphill. We traveled to an elevation of 7000 ft, but of course, we started at over 5000 so it isn't quite as awesome as it sounds. Lots of switch backs and amazing views. Saw lots of class C motorhomes going up...all rentals. You can't tow a car with a rental so you have to use it wherever you go. Don't buy a used rental, they have been beat. Didn't see one owner operated motorhome up there and it's because ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services