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  • GREAT PLACE!

    "We stayed at the Summit with 2 other families over spring break. THe place was GREAT! The kids loved the rec are downstairs and each family was very comfortable in their respective bedrooms. It's just a short walk to be on the slopes and you can literally ski back to the house from the West Wall . The house is well-stocked, very comfortable, and had gorgeous views of Crested Butte below. The manager was very helpful during our stay as welll. We will be back!"
    Guest: Brian C. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 8, 2014
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  • Excellent Choice! Private, beautiful setting.

    "This cabin is in a beautiful setting surrounded by trees and the river below. Cabin is nicely decorated, clean, and located in an area perfect for hiking, biking, and exploring the beautiful town of Ouray and surrounding area. Day trips to Telluride, Durango and Silverton offer a lot to see and do. Fall photography was perfect with golden and red aspen at their peak followed by an early snowfall. Beautiful!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 2, 2014
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  • Beautiful Home, Excellent Location

    "This home is beautiful, and the pictures are a perfect representation of what you'll find. It's clean, comfortable and spacious as well. In addition to the 3 bedrooms, there's a loft area with three beds. The views are spectacular. The house was stocked with everything we needed and more, including a huge selection of games and books. We enjoyed the location just outside of town, yet not as far south as South Crested Butte. If you have pets, there are convenient areas for long walks right out the door. Fishermen can access the river about a quarter mile away. And Upper Loop access for bikers and hikers is close by, too. Beth made coordinating our stay super easy. This was the perfect choice for our group of five people & one dog, and there was plenty of room for more."
    Guest: Michelle W. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 3, 2014
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  • 56 anniversary meeting

    "Great place in a perfect location. Can only hear the burble of the river....... A very nice facility, well equipped, easy to use and live in. Some good games and recreation equipment, Go for it!!!!!!!!!!!!"
    Guest: The shoe people Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 28, 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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