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Best of Cortez Guide

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Mesa Verde National Park
Mesa Verde National Park
Attraction type: National Parks
Hovenweep National Monument
Hovenweep National Monument
Located in Utah but near Cortez, this site has six ruins all built around 1200 AD.
Attraction type: National Parks; Monuments/ Statues; Ancient Ruins
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Colorado Welcome Center
Colorado Welcome Center
Attraction type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Canyons of the Ancients National Monument
Canyons of the Ancients National Monument
Attraction type: Ancient Ruins; Monuments/ Statues
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
Owner description: Archaeology Day Tour: An introduction to ancestral Pueblo (Anasazi) history with professional archaeologists. Visit a Crow Canyon excavation site, tour a working archaeology lab... more Owner description: Archaeology Day Tour: An introduction to ancestral Pueblo (Anasazi) history with professional archaeologists. Visit a Crow Canyon excavation site, tour a working archaeology lab, see artifacts in the curation room, and enjoy hands-on learning. May–Sept., Wed. and Thurs., for age 10 and older; price includes lunch. Crow Canyon also offers programs for school groups; middle school and high school archaeology camps; High School Field School; hands-on archaeology for adults; and educational travel in the Southwest and beyond. Founded in 1983, Crow Canyon is a nonprofit organization dedicated to understanding, teaching, and helping to preserve the rich history of the ancestral Pueblo people of the American Southwest. Note: No drop-in programs or museum-style exhibits. less
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Let It Grow Coffee Roasters & Garden Cafe
Let It Grow Coffee Roasters & Garden Cafe
Ranked #1 of 57 restaurants in Cortez
Price:
Cuisines: Southwestern, Coffee Shop, Vegetarian, Healthy
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Las Casita de Cortez
Las Casita de Cortez
Ranked #2 of 57 restaurants in Cortez
Cuisines: Mexican
El Burro Pancho
El Burro Pancho
Ranked #3 of 57 restaurants in Cortez
Cuisines: Mexican
Lotsa Pasta & That'za Pizza
Lotsa Pasta & That'za Pizza
Ranked #4 of 57 restaurants in Cortez
Price: $7 - $17
Cuisines: Pizza & Pasta
Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Sol Pizzeria
Sol Pizzeria
Ranked #5 of 57 restaurants in Cortez
Price: $3 - $10
Cuisines: American, Italian, Pizza, Sandwiches
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

BEST WESTERN Turquoise Inn & Suites
2.5 of 5
BEST WESTERN Turquoise Inn & Suites
$96 - $145
Ranked #2 of 14 hotels in Cortez
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White Eagle Inn and Family Lodge
White Eagle Inn and Family Lodge
$64 - $248
Ranked #3 of 14 hotels in Cortez
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Econo Lodge
2.0 of 5
Econo Lodge
$66 - $109
Ranked #4 of 14 hotels in Cortez
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