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GETTING THERE

United Airlines and Frontier Airlines offer connecting flights from Reagan National to Cortez, Colo.

WHERE TO STAY

Holiday Inn Express — Mesa Verde-Cortez

2121 E. Main St., Cortez, Colo.

888-465-4329

hiexpress.com

Features a Southwestern theme. Rooms from $130.

The Courtyard by Marriott

560 Scott Ave., Farmington, N.M.

505-325-5111

www.marriott.com

One of the best hotels in town. Rooms from $99.

Desert Rose Inn & Cabins

701 Main St., Bluff, Utah

888-475-7673

desertroseinn.com

Rustic cabins and rooms close to Monument Valley and surrounding areas. Rooms starting at $80.

WHERE TO EAT

Aztec Main Street Bistro

122 Main St., Aztec, N.M.

505-334-0109

aztecmainstreetbistro.com

Sandwiches and salads starting at $7.50.

The Farm Bistro

34 W. Main St., Cortez, Colo.

970-565-3834

thefarmbistrocortez.com

Farm-to-table dining starting at $11.

WHAT TO DO

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center

23390 Road K, Cortez, Colo.

800-422-8975

crowcanyon.org

The center offers a variety of tours of the Southwest. Cost of most tours includes accommodations, most meals, entry fees and permits, most gratuities and group transportation. Upcoming tours include:

Southwest Indian Art, May 4-10, 2014, $3,620 per person double.

Chaco’s Southern Frontier, June 1-7, 2014, $2,720 per person double.

Pueblo Ruins of Chaco and Mesa Verde Country, Sept. 14-19, 2014, $2,020 per person double.

Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Nageezi, N.M.

505-786-7014

www.nps.gov/chcu

Daily 7 a.m. to sunset. Visitor center open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vehicle entrance fee $8 for seven days.

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