Activities, scenic daytrips, and family entertainment near Mesa Verde Colorado


Mesa Verde Country® is at the heart of the Four Corners, and a great base for exploring the entire four-state region. Spend your days enjoying scenic beauty, cultural and historic treasures, agricultural adventures, or a festival that celebrates our unique heritage. Return each evening to the comforts of home in one of our unique lodging properties.

There is much to celebrate in Mesa Verde Country® and festivals fill our communities with activity throughout the year. Enjoy art, wine, beer, spectacular cuisine, balloons, birds, polished chrome, motorcycles, rodeos, or our county fair.

Short day trips outside Mesa Verde Country® take you to adventures you'll long remember. Visit Arches or Canyonlands National Park, Monument Valley, or the Four Corners Monument, where you may be in four states at the same time. Or take a ride on the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad as it winds through the beautiful San Juan National Forest. Travel through the beauty of Southwest Colorado on the San Juan Skyway, or explore the area's archaeology by traveling the Trail of the Ancients, the only National Scenic Byway dedicated solely to archaeology.

Depending on the time of year you visit Mesa Verde Country®, be sure to take part in our agricultural adventures in this land of plenty. Visit a winery, purchase fresh produce at a farmer's market, pick your own fruit at one of our famous orchards, love a llama or alpaca, or wander through a pumpkin patch to discover that perfect find. Adventure awaits you at every turn in Mesa Verde Country®!