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  • Wonderful home, close to the slopes

    "This home was more than enough room for our family of 8. It was nice to have a garage for the vehicle. The mud room provided a nice place to take off boots, etc.. The teenagers really enjoyed hopping into the hot tub after a day on the slopes. You can walk (10 min) to the slopes but we preferred for our non-skier to drive us and drop us off. The home was very reasonable priced for the holiday season. The owners were helpful and quick to answer emails. Enjoy!"
    Guest: Kelly W. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: December 30, 2014
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  • Bright, clean, spacious... just perfect.

    "Amazing unit in the heart of Telluride. The location couldn't be any better. One block to the Gondola (takes you to Mountain Village) and one block to the main street in town where the best restaurants and shops are situated. Hiking trails a block away, too. The house itself is clean, bright, and beautifully remodeled. I wish I lived there! The owners are great, and were very accommodating. I can't wait to return."
    Guest: KC B. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 17, 2014
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  • Found the perfect place to stay! Loved staying on Mt. CB, beautiful view from the condo!

    "This condo is perfect! The view is beautiful, the condo was spotless, was well stocked with everything we needed, it is decorated really nice, exactly what we wanted for a mountain getaway (the pictures really don't do it justice, looks even nicer in person!) and the master bedroom mattress is really comfortable (I am sure the others are too, but we didn't use those). My husband and I stayed for the month of August, I had to work part of the time that I was there, the wireless connection worked perfectly. I set my ThinkPad up on the kitchen table (put a placemat under it to protect the table :) ) and enjoyed watching the hummingbirds and looking at the gorgeous mountain view while I worked. If I could stay there at least half of each year, I would! :) Jeff, the owner and Robin, the manager of the condo were great to work with. Jeff gave us lots of ideas for great hikes and things to do in the area and Robin was really quick to answer all of my questions and was friendly in her responses. I have rented from VRBO many times over the years and am very particular about where I stay and who I rent from ... I will most definitely rent this condo again and cannot wait for our next visit! Am hoping to rent it someday to try skiing Mt. CB, it is really close to the lifts and the view from the condo with everything covered in snow would have to be spectacular!"
    Guest: Beckie S. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: October 6, 2014
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  • Pagosa Springs and Red Paws Ranch - the BEST!

    "Juliette and Jason's studio was perfect for two overworked people who needed serious downtime! A very relaxing and cozy space - extremely comfortable and warm. We brought our own food, and it was easy to warm things up in the surprisingly well-equipped kitchen. Quiet and just a bit outside of town, and that was very nice. Easy access to Wolf Creek, cross-country skiing and only about 5 mins to town. Juliette and Jason were great hosts - very sweet animals too - and they offered restaurant and other suggestions while offering us lots of privacy. Can't wait to come back!"
    Guest: Kristine M. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 1, 2015
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Southwest Travel Tips

Southwest Colorado is a popular vacation destination and deservedly so. With stunning natural mountain scenery, a host of national forests and endless hiking and biking trails, outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the many diverse activities which this area has to offer. During the winter, Colorado has excellent ski slopes with all the amenities including snowmobiling trails for getting around. During the summer, relax and enjoy communing with nature or explore one of the delightful communities in the area. With a mix of local history, architecture, museums and restaurants, your first visit to Southwest Colorado is unlikely to be your last!

Discover the Advantages of Choosing Southwest Colorado Vacation Rentals

Once you have experienced the flexibility, space and convenience of renting your own vacation home, you will never want to go back to using hotel rooms. Well located with stunning views, a spacious log cabin or vacation apartment offers all the comforts of home. Most vacation rentals in southwest Colorado have a comfortable living area, at least one bathroom, and a full kitchen so that dining-in can be a money-saving option. Game rooms, internet access and wood-burning fireplaces are welcome amenities too.

Outdoor Enthusiasts Will Love Southwest Colorado Cabins!

Along with an excellent range of ski slopes, the area has miles of recreational paths and hiking trails. For those who prefer a less energetic option, there are scenic drives such as the delightful Gothic Loop over Paradise Divide. There is great fishing in the larger rivers, or go kayaking or rafting in the summer months. Rock climbing is also available in the San Juan Mountains. Whatever you choose to do, southwest Colorado has it all.

The Best Time to Enjoy Beautiful Southwest Colorado

Colorado enjoys four distinct seasons with generally mild temperatures. Winters are sunny and pleasant (typically 40 to 45 F during the day and below freezing at night) while summers are warm with a dry heat which is ideal for outdoor activities. Flower enthusiasts will want to visit in late spring when there is an abundance of wildflowers. The area has one to two inches of rainfall per month which falls as snow from December through March, making it popular with snowsports enthusiasts.

Fascinating Neighborhoods in Southwest Colorado

Crested Butte vacation is a great favorite with winter sports enthusiasts and some vacation rentals are just minutes from the ski slopes. During warmer seasons, Crested Butte is close to huge expanses of National Forest and wilderness with trailheads starting at your doorstep. It also has a movie theater, shopping, restaurants, and an arts center. Further afield, Durango is home to the Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. You could also head for the natural Hot Springs at Trimble in the San Juan National Forest. The stunning setting around the small town of Telluride lodging is well worth the drive. Telluride hosts many festivals and is also home to the 18-hole Championship Golf Course, said to be the highest and most beautiful golf course in the U.S.

Getting Around Southwest Colorado

The easiest way to reach your southwest Colorado lodging is by car. Fly in to Colorado Springs International airport and hire a car. It is an approximately three-hour drive from your southwest Colorado vacation rental. Telluride is 180 miles away and Crested Butte is 123 miles from Colorado Springs. Albuquerque International Sunport is the closest airport to Durango, 169 miles away.

Once you are settled in, exploring the natural beauty of the area from your southwest Colorado lodging can best be enjoyed with scenic walks, hikes or on bicycles. The more adventurous may choose kayaking, boating, horseback riding or even motorbiking for getting around.

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