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Cortez overview

Cortez is a budget-friendly place known for its museums, and surrounded by picturesque views of mountains and parks. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar options, along with outdoor areas for running and walking. Spend a relaxing day at Park Point and Yucca House National Monument when the weather is nice. Don't miss your chance to see attractions like Cortez Cultural Center and Colorado Welcome Center at Cortez. Cortez is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Cortez

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Cortez can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 24 hotels in the Cortez area, some with discounts of up to 10%.
  • • 11 2-star hotels with an average price of $47 per night
  • • 9 3-star hotels with an average price of $69 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 2725 user reviews of Cortez hotels:
  • • Aneth Lodge (Cortez)
  • • Holiday Inn Express Mesa Verde-Cortez (Cortez)
  • • Hampton Inn Mesa Verde/Cortez (Cortez)
  • • Retro Inn at Mesa Verde (Cortez)
  • • Baymont Inn and Suites Cortez (Cortez)

How to get to Cortez

Fly in to Cortez, CO (CEZ-Montezuma County), 4 mi (6.4 km) from downtown Cortez.

What to see around Cortez

A top draw is the area's museums, as well as places like:
  • • Cortez Cultural Center
  • • Colorado Welcome Center at Cortez
  • • Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
  • • Anasazi Heritage Center
  • • Rio Grande Southern Railroad Museum
Its parks, mountain views, and swimming spots offer a glimpse of the natural beauty and favorite spots include:
  • • Park Point
  • • Yucca House National Monument
  • • Knife Edge Trail
  • • Mesa Verde National Park Entrance
  • • Point Lookout Trail
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Guy Drew Winery
  • • Wetherill Mesa
  • • Mesa Verde Visitor and Research Center
  • • Dolores River Brewery
  • • Prater Ridge Trail

When to visit Cortez

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 58°F day, 15°F night
  • • April-June: 88°F day, 29°F night
  • • July-September: 89°F day, 41°F night
  • • October-December: 72°F day, 16°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 2.8 inches
  • • April-June: 2.2 inches
  • • July-September: 4.3 inches
  • • October-December: 3.2 inches