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Recent Southwest property reviews

  • Great House

    "Charming home, very clean and well maintained. Description very accurate. Easy walk to town for local shops and restaurants. Owner was very kind and helpful. I would highly recommend this beautiful home to anyone visiting this lovely town."
    Guest: Tosha Date of Stay: October 2012 Review Submitted: October 22, 2012
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  • A spectacular home with breathtaking views!!!

    "This home was far and away the most perfect place for our Colorado get away. The house is situated exquisitely to take in all of majestic Sneffles and the rest of the mountains in the Sneffles part of the range (which in my opinion, is one of the most gorgeous ranges in the country!). The house was beautiful, clean, comfortable, well appointed, and had everything we could have needed. The beds were especially comfortable after a long day of hiking and and we awoke one morning to views of the range and a herd of elk grazing in the meadow. Magical!! My camera is probably still warm from all the amazing photos I took at dawn, dusk and just about every moment we were at this lovely home. Words truly cannot describe the beauty of the environment, and the loveliness of this home! If you come to hike, be sure to check out the Blue Lakes trail. We only went as far as the lower blue lakes, but we've never been on a more beautiful hike (and this is saying something!) Bountiful, colorful wildflowers at every turn...turquoise blue lakes....amazing vistas....you get the idea!! Heaven! We enjoyed a nice dinner in town one night, but honestly, the home was so comfortable, we also enjoyed just renting a movie and having a quiet dinner at the house. It was perfect! The house is well situated to make a quick trip to nearby Ouray or into Telluride, if you desire, as well. Michael was incredibly responsive and he took the time to talk me through everything I would need to know upon our arrival. I would rent from him again in a heartbeat. We are already looking forward to and planning our next trip, and without a doubt, I'll be renting this amazing home again! Thanks, Michael, for your gracious help, for sharing your lovely home, and for providing the venue for memories that will truly last a lifetime!!!"
    Guest: donnams Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 9, 2014
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  • Perfect for Family Gathering

    "We rented this house for a family gathering. It was perfect. There were no bad bedrooms - each was like a master suite. Many houses this big lack character or are not well built. This one is top of the line in every way. Worth the splurge! Beautiful views, privacy, and easy access in and out of Durango. We had no complaints whatsoever."
    Guest: Sarah G. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 28, 2014
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  • Clean, warm and inviting

    "My family( 3 adults, 1 toddler, 1 baby) recently traveled to Crested Butte and had the opportunity to stay at this wonderful place. There are so many great things- the view of Red Lady mountain, the proximity to three great parks and downtown, wonderful neighbors, quiet location, clean and comfortable accomodations, large grill, huge kitchen with all the appliances you could hope for etc... We come to Crested Butte every year and this has been our favorite spot so far!"
    Guest: Jenny Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 15, 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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