Holidaying in this popular part of the country is all about discovery, so be sure to go on a little road trip and uncover a few of the other charming population centers dotted around Bayfield. Roughly 8 miles (13 kilometers) away lies Ignacio. Set aside a day here to discover the Ignacio Town Hall and Ute Park.
When you are ready to venture further afield check out the nearest regional city. Durango is around 16 miles (26 kilometers) away and features sights like Durango Mountain Resort, Hillcrest Golf Club and Purgatory Ski Area. Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Henry Strater Theater and Fort Lewis College are also well-worth checking out while you are in Durango.
Spend the time to gain a deeper understanding of Southwest Colorado by understanding its earlier chapters. A great place to begin is by visiting the area's fine old archeological sites.
If the ideal break for you and your family involves the outdoors and appreciating the cold weather, this region will be a great destination. Skiing is a popular pastime. Cross-country skiing is also widely enjoyed by locals and tourists. There's plenty of ways to get into the great outdoors in and around Bayfield. Rock climbing and hiking are just two popular ways thrill seekers here can get their thrills.
Grab your camera, load up your suitcase and head off to this amazingly beautiful destination.