Discover a selection of 167 vacation rentals in Cortez, CO that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $90 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Cortez. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Cortez

The area's museums and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Cortez. Renowned for its mountain views, archaeology and parks, this city welcomes all visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Cortez

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Cortez has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Guy Drew Winery (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Farming Terraces (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Sutcliffe Vineyards (13 mi / 20.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural parks and other natural features in Cortez

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Cortez is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Far View Sites (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Mesa Verde National Park Entrance (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Mesa Verde Visitor and Research Center (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • McPhee Lake (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Canyons of the Ancients National Monument (20.6 mi / 33.2 km)
  • Hovenweep National Monument (25.1 mi / 40.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Cortez

The nearest airport is in Cortez, CO (CEZ-Montezuma County), located 4 mi (6.4 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Cortez?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it's longing for a vacation. Now's the time to pack your bags and zip off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Cortez:

  • "Nothing But Compliments" is a popular choice. Around 35 miles from Cortez, it has 3 bedrooms and loads of handy amenities, including a microwave oven and golf.
  • "Stunning Views, Peaceful Setting" is another winner, offering 3 bedrooms, a games room, a video library and more. It's around 55 miles from Cortez.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Cortez vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Cortez?

For a different kind of vacation experience, book a tiny house rental in Cortez. We'll warn you though — after you've experienced what it's like in a tiny house, the temptation to downsize and move into one of these pint-sized pads will be tough to resist!

  • Leave the world behind and escape to "The Mesa Verde Tiny House". This retreat in Southwest Colorado packs plenty of conveniences into its small space, such as a toaster and air conditioning.
  • "New ‘boho Bliss’ Tiny Home W" in Mountain States is another top-rated choice. Spa and beauty services and cookware, dishware and utensils will help make your time here extra comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Cortez?

Pick a lovely log cabin from the many scattered in or around Cortez and you'll soon be inside your timber-clad hideaway, tipple in hand, lounging next to a glowing fire. But adventure will be right there on your doorstep too. These cabins promise the perfect blend of comfort and fun:

  • "Log Cabin And Hut, Wifi, 13 Acres": This is an ideal base to try out some of the fun outdoor activities offered in this region, including horse riding and cross-country skiing.
  • "Classic Log Cabin With Private Hot Tub And Rustic Mountain Comfort": After a huge day of trying out some local activities, such as skiing and snowboarding, put your feet up at this cozy property.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Cortez?

Forget about those household chores — weekends were made for having fun. Book one of these weekend getaways in and around Cortez and make the most of all the awesome things to do nearby:

  • Escape the daily grind at "Quiet Seclusion At A Working Ranch", which is around 30 miles to the southeast of Cortez. There's lots of nature and adventure to discover around here. Try some hiking and biking and fishing or just explore the sights of Lemon Reservoir and Petroglyph Point Trail.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Scenic Cabin 35ac Peace And Quiet Creek Pets Hiking 35min". Approximately 11 miles west of Cortez, fun activities around here include skiing and sledding. Rather visit some sights? Find time for Mesa Verde National Park Entrance and Park Point.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Cortez?

Get a taste of the culture of Cortez from the comfort of your own studio apartment. Whether you'd like to kick back on your own or have some fun with pals, you'll find the perfect studio apartment in and around Cortez:

  • Put your suitcase down and your feet up at "Enjoy Cabin On Working Farm 1 Hr. Telluride". Amenities including a balcony and a boat will help you feel at home here.
  • Another inviting option is "Penthouse Suite With Roof Top Patio". Take advantage of coffee and tea making facilities, a washing machine and other amenities during your getaway.

There are loads of attractions around Cortez to add to your agenda. Feed the culture vulture within by visiting Quandary Antiques Cabin & Ceramic Studio and Backstage Theatre.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Cortez?

From modern studio apartments to large vacation homes, Vrbo has your mini vacation sorted. Here are just two of our favorite stays in and around Cortez:

  • For a fantastic few nights away, it's hard to go past "Five Star At The James Ranch, Hermosa". It's near the center of Cortez, in addition to loads of things to see and do.
  • "Centrally Located In Downtown Durango" is also ideally located. Bunk down here and discover why lots of guests rate this getaway highly.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Cortez?

Whether spent in a rustic cabin or a luxury condo, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to spice up your love life. Whisk your sweetie off for a couple of relaxing days at one of these escapes in or near Cortez:

  • Sneak away on Friday afternoon for a couple of nights of passion at "Enjoy Cabin On Working Farm 1 Hr. Telluride". Located approximately 14 miles from Cortez, this property comes with lots of nice touches, including winery tours and a firepit.
  • Alternatively, spend a few magical days sipping wine and canoodling at "Luxurious, Secluded Cabin With Gorgeous Views", around 12 miles from Cortez. A fireplace and winery tours will help set the scene for romance.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Cortez?

Big groups mean massive fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll effortlessly fit your entire gang. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Cortez and get your favorite people together under the same roof:

  • A nice range of amenities including a fireplace and a nearby river make "Mountain View Lodge Near Mesa Verde National Park" a winner. This property has 6 bedrooms and sleeps up to 15 people. From the center of Cortez, it's around 5 miles away to the northeast.
  • Invite as many as 12 of your favorite folks to "Unique Mountain Escape With Views: Family Friendly" and fill the place with laughter and love. This top option has 4 bedrooms and is around 9 miles to the northwest of central Cortez. It's crammed with features to keep large groups comfortable and content, including mountain views and a kitchen.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Cortez?

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can offer, a pool is one of the most desired. Have a look at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Cortez and spend your days splashing about. Just remember to take your inflatable pizza slice:

  • Switch to vacay mode at "The Mesa Verde Tiny House", where your biggest priority will be hanging out by the pool. Amenities such as free toiletries and towels help make this retreat a favorite with guests.
  • "Cabin - Stay In A Unique Cliff House With Private Outdoor Spaces Near Mesa Verde" is the sort of place you go to get away from everything and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its pool. Free toiletries and books are also on hand to make your stay a memorable one.

Don't know how to pack for your Cortez break? This leading destination has a semi-arid climate. During the summer months, you can expect average temperatures ranging from 55 ºF to 85 ºF. Check out our selection of Cortez vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Cortez?

It's always more fun to share wonderful times with the ones that are closest to your heart. Whether you're planning a family trip or spending time with friends, we'll have a large vacation rental to suit your style. These are two of our best in and around Cortez:

  • Get your nearest and dearest under the same roof at "Luxurious, Secluded Cabin With Gorgeous Views", which has 4 bedrooms that sleep up to 10 guests. This escape is around 12 miles to the east of Cortez and comes with amenities such as a dishwasher and a barbecue grill.
  • "Mountain View Lodge Near Mesa Verde National Park" is another popular option. It's about 5 miles to the northeast of Cortez, has 6 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 15 guests. Useful amenities here include childrens activities and a smart TV.

When you want to explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to keep everyone entertained. Vail Racquet Club, Amaze'n Maze Winter Park and Breckenridge Recreation Center should be on your must-do list.