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Recent Southwest reviews

  • Amazing cabin/property!

    "After researching hundreds of possible rental cabins, we chose this property for our week long vacation and could not have been happier with our choice! The owner was very helpful and responsive to our inquiries. The cabin itself was very comfortable and had everything we needed/wanted throughout our stay. We were not able to do as much hiking on the property as we had hoped due to weather, but what hiking/exploring we did on the property was beautiful. It was a bit warm for many of the larger wildlife, but we did see plenty of bunnies, turkey and groundhogs (we think?). We loved that it was close to many area attractions (Mesa Verde, Durango-Silverton train, hiking trails) and yet secluded enough to let us completely unwind in our down time. We're already talking about our next trip to this cabin. Thanks so much for a wonderful vacation!!"
    Guest: Tanya W. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 14, 2014
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  • Black Bear Condo

    "The condo was clean, convenient, and comfortable. The owners thought of a number of items that made our stay easier (kitchen staples, numerous dishes and containers, pots and pans--and even a humidifier!). Although it was easy enough to work around, we were disappointed that the garage door opener on the outside did not work even though we punched in the code at several different times. There was no other way to get into the garage except to tromp through the snow (which was awesome!) punch in the condo lobby code (which worked, thank goodness), and go downstairs to open the garage door manually. We knew that once we got into the condo, there would be a garage door opener. Wrong-o. Also no parking permits (which didn't matter because there was already a car parked in our designated spot). Fortunately, Angie (the owners' assistant) had emailed us temporary permits. The condo was very convenient to one of the ski lifts--plus the free city buses made frequent stops right at the condo. The dining at the ski area was a little disappointing--but the buses to town are so easy and convenient to catch that it didn't really matter (plus the Crested Butte residents were very friendly and helpful). If the garage door issue were resolved, this would be a great place to stay. I'd recommend asking Angie about it when you make your reservations."
    Guest: Barbara N. Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: February 5, 2014
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  • Warm, comfortable and well-equipped

    "Our family spent 3 nights, celebrating a graduation from Western State and we loved our stay. The home was even roomier than we expected and a perfect place to gather, prepare meals and host a cookout and party. The kitchen is beautiful and nicely equipped, bedrooms roomy, and backyard private. We especially appreciated the propane grill! The owner is very responsive and helpful, even allowing us to take a peek at the property the previous week while we were passing through Gunnison."
    Guest: Nancy Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 14, 2014
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  • Perfect Weekend

    "We had a great time as everything was exactly what we expected. Very comfortable for 6 adults. Robert was great to work with and gave us some great tips for shopping and exploring. Next trip we will definitely stay longer."
    Guest: Cliff & Teresa H. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 3, 2014
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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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