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Best of Cortez Guide

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Hovenweep National Monument
Hovenweep National Monument
Located in Utah but near Cortez, this site has six ruin sites all built around 1200 AD. Hovenweep is 42 miles from Cortez, CO and approximately 48 from Blanding, UT
Attraction type: National Parks; Monuments & Statues; Ancient Ruins
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Colorado Welcome Center
Colorado Welcome Center
Attraction type: Visitor Centers
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Canyons of the Ancients National Monument
Canyons of the Ancients National Monument
Attraction type: Ancient Ruins; Monuments & Statues
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Cortez Cultural Center
Cortez Cultural Center
Owner description: Cultural center that includes interpretive exhibits on Ancestral Puebloans (Anasazi) by the University of Colorado, local history, and local artists. Free nightly performances in... more Owner description: Cultural center that includes interpretive exhibits on Ancestral Puebloans (Anasazi) by the University of Colorado, local history, and local artists. Free nightly performances in the summer include Native American dances and western heritage shows. less
Attraction type: Educational sites; History Museums
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Dolores River Canyon
Dolores River Canyon
The 105-mile stretch of the Dolores River and its surrounding 26,000-acre wilderness area is popular for a variety of outdoor activities.
Attraction type: Canyons; Bodies of Water
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Destination Grill
Destination Grill
Ranked #1 of 66 Restaurants in Cortez
Price: $10 - $25
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Bar
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
La Casita De Cortez
La Casita De Cortez
Ranked #2 of 66 Restaurants in Cortez
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Thai Cortez
Thai Cortez
Ranked #3 of 66 Restaurants in Cortez
Price: $4 - $20
Cuisines: Asian, Thai, Gluten Free
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Loungin' Lizard
Loungin' Lizard
Ranked #4 of 66 Restaurants in Cortez
Price: $9 - $30
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Bar, International
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
the Farm Bistro
the Farm Bistro
Ranked #5 of 66 Restaurants in Cortez
Cuisines: American, Vegetarian, Gluten Free
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Retro Inn at Mesa Verde
2.0 of 5
Retro Inn at Mesa Verde
$76 - $119
Ranked #3 of 17 Hotels in Cortez
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Grizzly Roadhouse B&B
Grizzly Roadhouse B&B
$79 - $158
Ranked #1 of 5 Cortez B&B and Inns
The White Eagle Inn & Family Lodge
2.5 of 5
The White Eagle Inn & Family Lodge
$73 - $97
Ranked #4 of 17 Hotels in Cortez
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Dunton Hot Springs
5.0 of 5
Dunton Hot Springs
$661 - $1,876
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Dolores
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