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Cortez overview

Cortez is a budget-friendly place known for its archaeology and museums, and surrounded by picturesque views of mountains and parks. You'll find extensive café and dining options. 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 you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Cortez has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Cortez with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Cortez hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Cortez hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

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

Fun outings can include a visit to:
  • • Guy Drew Winery
  • • Sutcliffe Vineyards
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
If you're interested in archaeological sites or monuments, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Long House
  • • Step House Trail
  • • Spruce Tree House
  • • Cliff Palace
  • • Balcony House
It's notable for its parks, mountain views, and top spots for nature lovers that 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: 2.87 inches
  • April-June: 2.17 inches
  • July-September: 4.33 inches
  • October-December: 3.23 inches