Travel Blogs from Cortez
... and an outhouse. This place has the works and is almost as good as a KOA in that department. In fact, it probably is as good. It's still cheaper than any hotel around here and it is in a beautiful setting, sitting under red cliffs high up on a cool plateau covered with mule deer. It's a lot like yesterday's Jacob Lake in that way, but here another wonder dominates the attention. At the south end of this plateau are a series of canyons high over the desert plain. ...
... region. All sites are unique. Only Mesa Verde has early 500 A.D. dwellings and 1000 A.D dwellings, "a one stop see it all".
It is run by the National Park Service and is locate between Cortez and Durango Colorado.
... several different reservations. Desolate and amazing scenery. Much of the drive I was the only vehicle seen on the road. Red and white Rock formations that did not support any vegetation. What vegetation there was was very dry. The drought is evident here. The Cortez Cultural Center is small with some interesting exhibits. Mesa Verde in the ...
... Jenee' had to turn off "Mommy" mode a couple of times so that I could climb around with Reed in the backpack without worrying if he was going to fall out of it while on the side of a cliff.
Our interesting meet of the day was a couple from Washington who were traveling with a small fish in their car!
We drove around to some other parts of the park and there were ...
... left before the start of the 15th century. They were
mainly subsistence farmers, growing crops on nearby mesas.
Their primary crop was corn, the major part of their diet. Men were
also hunters, which further increased their food supply. The women of
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TravelPod Member ReviewsEcono Lodge Cortez
For the $100.00 a night I EXPECT a hair dryer and a larger bathroom; You have to sit on the toliet to shut the door. On the positive side there were a lot of outlets in the room to plug things in.
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