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Historical - Resorts and Lodges in Colorado
If you are looking for a destination that provides a little history to go along with amazing views, Colorado is the perfect option. Head to Durango and book a night at Colorado Trail Ranch, a dude ranch that initially started as a single barn in 1912. The Tumbling River Ranch features the Ranch House and the Pueblo House, two buildings that were built during the 1920’s. If buildings on the National Register of Historic Places pique your interest, check out Trailhead Lodge in Steamboat Springs. The lodge features two buildings that were built in the 1930’s including The Crawford House and the Christian Science Society.
Vail is full of history. When you stay at the Antlers at Vail, be sure to take in the historic ski town. This famous area has been home to famous festivals and has seen plenty of historic figures pass through. Explore the downtown area by foot. Take a gondola ride for a unique perspective on the area. The friendly staff will be happy to help you...
During the mid-to-late 1800's, the town of Breckenridge was attracting travelers of a different variety to the Rockies. Gold and silver mines were attracting prospectors to this area, and you can view these same mines today thanks to the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance. The Washington was one of the area's largest gold and silver mines in the...
The origins of Meadow Creek are certainly not what anyone suspects they are. The resort was built by an Italian prince for his Denver bride in the late 1920's as a summer retreat for both friends and family alike. It has slowly expanded to what it is today, but has managed to retain the some comfort and romantic charm it had nearly a century ago!
Vista Verde Ranch in Colorado will transport you and your group to a simpler time, where it was all about living off the land. Enjoy horseback rides and sleeping under the stars during your next vacation and leave the modern world behind!
Chipeta Solar Springs Resort in Colorado is surrounded by natural splendors that are seeping in history. While in Colorado, visit Mesa Verde National Park or the Black Canyon of the Gunnison and learn about these sites. You'll leave a more knowledgeable person after your next vacation.
Some of the buildings at Tumbling River Ranch have been standing for nearly 100 years! The Ranch House and the Pueblo House were both built during the 1920’s and still have that inimitable charm. Come and learn the whole story for yourself when you stay at Tumbling River Ranch!
For a history lesson of the area, stop by the Christian Science Society, a log building built in 1934 and now on the National Register of Historic Places. Also on the National Register is The Crawford House, a stone house built by the founder of Steamboat Springs, James Harvey Crawford.
Feel transported back in time with the old rustic charm of Three Rivers Resort. The town of Almont was a hub for miners in the late part of the 19th century. It later became known as a recreational mountain town with great fishing. Some of the resort’s cabins are original to the late 1800’s but with the addition of modern conveniences and...
Estes Park in Colorado is full of rich history. When you stay at Black Canyon Inn, head into the town to learn about the culture of the area. Head to Rocky Mountain National Park and be transported back in time, to where nature was all that mattered. Take some time to learn while you're having fun, you won't regret it!
Getting to know the area is easy with a stop at the Frisco Historic Park and Museum. Discover the mining heritage of the early settlers as you wander through the main lodge and multiple log cabins. Let the history buff in your group enjoy an exciting and informative getaway in Colorado!
Colorado Cattle Company Ranch is an authentic dude ranch where you can experience this traditional occupation with a modern day twist. Expert cowboys will literally show you the ropes. However, you can also venture out for a trip to Overland Trail Museum to hear the old stories of the area. You won't be leaving without discovering something new...
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