Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Show moreless

We're sorry, the exact location of this region is not in our database, so we are instead showing you the location of the nearest city .

Map view

This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Southwest reviews

  • THE PICTURES DO NOT DO IT JUSTICE.

    "If anyone has anything bad to say about the HD Ranch, there's just no making them happy. This is our check out day and we don't want to go home. Francie made it very easy for us to find the location and for check in as well. It is not what we expected. This place is more beautiful than pictures make it look. My wife and I definitely want to visit the HD Ranch again. The horses, the scenery, and the land are very beautiful. Thank you Francie."
    Guest: Anthony & Theresa Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 23, 2014
    View listing
  • Lovely!

    "Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: We had the best time in Telluride last week. What made it better is the condo at Viking Lodge. The location was perfect, we were able to walk everywhere in a short amount of time. We were close to the gondola, town, and the walking path along the creek path was wonderful. The condo was comfortable, well equipped and the views were incredible."
    Guest: Edwina R. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 15, 2014
    View listing
  • Great place for families!

    "We had a wonderful summer stay at this comfortable and clean condo. The master bedroom and kid's bunk room is on the lower level. Perfect for families with small children who need to be near their parents. The kids loved the bunk room and made a fort out of the lower bunk. They also loved finding the legos and played with them quite a bit. The loft has a really comfortable bed. The loft is really spacious and it is accessed by a very steep yet sturdy ladder (easy on the up, careful on the down!). We would definitely stay here again! Great location, no road noise from 133, easy walk to town. The kids loved riding bikes in the school parking lot."
    Guest: FamilyCB Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 3, 2014
    View listing
  • Pure Perfection

    "My father, husband and I stayed here over Labor Day weekend to ride dirt bikes. The house was just awesome, pure perfection. We couldn't have enjoyed our stay more."
    Guest: Cass Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 4, 2014
    View listing

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.

Sponsored Advertisement