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Recent South Central reviews

  • lovely and welcoming home

    "My two children, my mother and I stayed here for a couple of nights for a short spring break getaway. The house is lovely! It was very nicely furnished, but also extremely comfortable! The owners were so welcoming and made us all feel that we could relax during our stay. (My son who has autism can get a bit noisy dancing to self-regulate, but the owners assured me that he was free to make himself at home. For this reason,I would recommend it to persons who have sensory differences, although it is on the upper floor, so it might not be the best option for people with mobility issues/physical disabilities) We all enjoyed using the hot tub under the moon and stars. And having food available to make our own breakfast was a nice extra touch. My younger son said he wished he could live there! We'll definitely look forward top staying there again in the future!"
    Guest: dscdenver Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 4, 2015
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  • An UNBEATABLE stay!

    "My wife, myself, and our two kids (aged 6 and 10) stayed at this cabin for 4 nights in late March, and there wasn’t a single thing about the entire experience we would change. Kim, the cabin manager, was incredibly helpful, flexible and responsive, and the cabin itself exceeded our expectations in every way. The wide-wide view from the cabin across the San Luis Valley is simply astonishing. It includes the sand dunes, the Sangre di Cristos, and stretches an incredible 180 miles from the Collegiate Peaks to the north to the mountains of the San Juan to the south. But it wasn’t just the view – the cabin itself would have made a worthy base even without it. The beds were comfortable – we all slept well. The nights were peacefully quiet; songbirds announced each dawn. The kitchen was superbly stocked with all the utensils we needed to cook every meal, and the living area was far larger, better furnished and filled with light and space than we expected from the photos. And then there were all the little details: the cleanliness of the place upon arrival, the great stock of firewood, the children’s and other books, the cabin’s decorations… they all added to the pleasure of being there and increased the great feeling of comfort. We didn’t turn on the TV or music center once. My 10-year old, who typically loves his hour of TV a day, said: “I could live without a TV after this!” To me, that says everything. With the cabin as our (hard-to-leave) base we explored the sand dunes, the Zappata Canyon, and the Colorado Gator center, and the combination of these adventures and the perfect base made our stay one of the most fun and fulfilling of short vacations we’ve ever enjoyed. I hesitated in writing this review… I’d hate to play a part in making the cabin so popular it becomes harder to book because of increased demand… but ultimately I had to comment honestly. If we can, we will definitely return."
    Guest: AT Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 2, 2015
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  • Beautiful Spot and Great for a Big Group!

    "This home is just lovely and very comfortable! We had a group of 22 adults and it worked just fine. The property is very wooded and feels secluded, but is close to Fairplay for any last minute needs! The owner was great to work with...communicated quickly and clearly and was willing to accommodate our large group! The deck and all the outdoor seating/picnic tables around the fire pit are great too! The big kitchen (stocked with plenty of pots and dishes) was definitely a big plus as well! Thank you for a great experience!"
    Guest: Jan F. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 9, 2014
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  • The most amazing vacation...ever!

    "This vacation was perfect in every way. I would give it ten stars if I could! I went with my family and stayed at this luxurious house for four nights and it wasn't long enough...we did not want to leave! When we first arrived at the house it was absolutely breathtaking. The views were simply amazing and unlike anything we have ever seen. The house was perfect and extremely well taken care of. We were greeted in such a friendly manner and were given a tour right away. The pictures on the website do not do it justice. The description from the website was completely accurate, however, you really have to see it to believe just how beautiful this house and location really is. You can tell that the homeowner really takes pride in his house. Bailey, CO. is a perfect location and we were able to visit other cities without any problem. It is roughly an hour away from everything, which was not a problem at all because the drives were gorgeous. I would recommend this property over and over again! This by far was the best vacation we as a family have ever had. Thank you so much for allowing us to go into your home and enjoy a vacation like this. I can't wait to go back!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 17, 2015
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South Central Travel Tips

Southern Colorado Vacation Rentals Offer Beauty in the Mountains

Southern Colorado is an area that’s full of rugged high desert plains and a collection of up to 14,000-foot peaks, rivers that gush with whitewater rapids during the spring, beautiful red-rock outcroppings, and towering sand dunes that are dwarfed by the mountain range set behind them. South Central Colorado was first explored in 1806, some three years after the U.S. made the Louisiana Purchase. A man named Zebulon Pike led the first scouting expedition to what is now known as Pikes Peak but he never actually climbed the mountain that was eventually named after him.

Southern Colorado is well worth a few days of exploration on your vacation due to the vast wonderland of activities and adventures that you and the entire family can embark upon. Southern Colorado vacation rentals and Southern Colorado vacation homes will place you in the heart of the back country. Here, you can set off on a whitewater rafting journey, shop in the historical towns and cities, bike, hike, mountain climb and much more. Imagine spending your vacation in a Lake George cabin deep in the woods near a fishing stream. This can make for a perfectly relaxing vacation, especially since you are never too far from civilization when you need it.

Southern Colorado vacation rentals are complete with all of the amenities needed for your trip. You can enjoy a luxury cabin complete with as many bedrooms as you choose. There are also full baths, living quarters, spacious kitchens, modern electronics such as big screen televisions, DVD players, radios and more. Many of the rentals also have large patios or wraparound decks that are perfect for barbecuing or simple lounging. No need to bring towels, cookware, extra blankets or any other items from home, as these rentals are fully loaded with everything to accommodate you and the family.

Tons to do and see Near Southern Colorado Vacation Homes

Besides the beautiful mountains in the southern Colorado region, there is a ring of smaller cities that offer many alluring attractions. For instance, at the foot of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs vacation rentals offer visitors a chance to step back in time to when the Gold Rush was booming after the discovery of gold in the local spring water. The Gold Rush of the 19th century helped to shape the city’s history and modernity, and today, this has given visitors that opportunity to access the numerous trails and embrace the history of this part of the Rockies.

To the west of the Rockies lies the Royal Gorge and the Florissant Fossil Beds. These two magnificent places are worth a day trip on any vacation. The Royal Gorge offers a chanced to take a literal walk through the ages as this canyon is 1,250 feet deep and 50 feet wide. It’s one of the deepest canyons, while the Florissant Fossil Beds are home to the most amazing fossils you’ll ever see in your lifetime. Thousands of visitors come to see these amazing petrified remains of redwoods, ancient animals and trace fossils

Travel a bit farther from your Southern Colorado lodging and you will discover nearby Cripple Creek vacations, where you can try your luck at low-stakes gambling and other activities. Pueblo and Canon City offer rafting trips, historical museums, camping grounds, mountain biking and superior hiking trails, especially in the San Isabel and Pike national forests. Mountain climbers can brave the Collegiate Peaks near Buena Vista and Salida.

Summer Fun and Winter Bliss at Southern Colorado Vacation Homes

Summer is always a great time to plan a vacation to Colorado. With over 300 days of annual sunshine, the summer months are some of the best in the west. It’s never too hot here as the highs are usually in the mid to low 80s. This makes for a very comfortable summer vacation, as many travelers try to avoid extremely high temperatures in the summertime.

Winter can be great fun for a vacation in the Rockies as well. You can hit the slopes and enjoy almost any snow-related activities that you can think of. Nearly 300 inches of snow fall here every year bring skiers, snowboarders and winter sports fanatics from all over the globe. You can expect to see the first snowfall around September, although it usually snows somewhere in the state every month, except for August (usually). Rainfall for the state brings 16.5 inches each year.

Getting to Southern Colorado Lodging

Most of the time when you fly to Colorado, you will land at Denver International Airport (also known as DIA), and from here, you can rent a car to continue the rest of your journey to Southern Colorado.

There are several highways in the Southern Colorado region that will take you into any of the surrounding cities in the area. However, one of the major highways used in the southernmost part of Colorado is I-25. This highway runs through Las Animas County which is the largest county in the state. I-25 runs straight through almost all of the other cities along the I-25 Corridor and other highways branch out from it. You can find your way to the Sangre de Cristo Mountains from here as well as other popular destinations like Trinidad, Lathrop State Park and Cuchara Ski Resort.

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