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Recent Southwest reviews

  • 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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  • Charming and well maintained

    "Stayed here for four nights with our family (2 adults and 2 kids [ages 10 and 12]) on a summer getaway. It was just a wonderful place. Located a few minutes from the ski resort (Durango Mountain) and 25 minutes from town. The cabin was well appointed with all the necessary linens, furniture, pots & pans, and entertainment options to make your stay easy and comfortable. Also, there is a full sized washer and dryer. Definitely reduced the amount of clothing we had to pack. Dealing with the owners was very easy. Everything handled via email and regular mail. Enjoy!"
    Guest: Christopher T. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 18, 2014
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  • great

    "very nice place, can easily walk to hot springs and around town, easy to find, lots of space. a great base camp for adventure. Owner is very friendly and responded quickly. highly recommend!"
    Guest: jack Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 19, 2015
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  • Perfect House for Ski Vacation

    "Our group (2 families, 8 persons) has rented this house two years in a row now to ski at Crested Butte over the New Year's holiday. It is truly a PERFECT mountain getaway home. The kids (and the adults) have a great time with the pool/ping pong tables and the hot tub; the bedrooms are comfy & cozy; and the living areas are spacious and very homey. The kitchen is VERY nice and quite modern - perfect for our group of eight to prepare meals, eat, and fellowship together. Overall, I cannot think of a single negative about this house: it's very close to Crested Butte, it's views are AMAZING, and it is meticulously maintained. Best Deal in the Crested Butte area!"
    Guest: Ronnie D. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 23, 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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