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Mancos, Colorado

Mancos: Between Mesa Verde and the Mountains At the foot of Colorado’s La Plata Mountains, and just outside Mesa Verde National Park, the historic town of Mancos, Colorado, population 1,300, runs by a different clock. Founded in 1894, here, cowboys and farmers hold court over coffee, and a recent artistic boom has added…(Read More)

1) Grab a biteBreakfast at the Silverbean Coffee, an Airstream Trailer at the west end of Cortez, then head into McElmo Canyon and pedal or hike through the estimated 30,000 ancestral ancestral Puebloan ruins that exist in Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, many of which appear along its 15 miles of sweet desert…(Read More)

Mancos, Colorado

Don’t miss this bus. Located near Mesa Verde National Park, between Cortez and Durango, Colorado, this 1957 refurbished Chevrolet School bus has been completely remodeled into a comfortable accommodation just outside the small farm and ranching community of Mancos. The owner, who goes by Sarah, called it a most distinctive place travelers can come…(Read More)