Cortez, in Southwest Colorado, is a city that around 8,000 people call home.
Denver, the state capital, is roughly 260 miles (418 kilometers) northeast of Cortez, while Santa Fe is 190 miles (306 kilometers) to the southeast.
In Cortez, there are many beautiful biological parks that are well worth discovering. Among the most significant of these, are Hovenweep National Monument and Yucca House National Monument. Also try Canyons of the Ancients National Monument and Hovenweep National Monument, if you have the time to see more of the city’s wide array of ecological habitats.
Travel through time by taking a tour of the Anasazi Heritage Center, one of the more popular historical museums. Walk its cool hallways and view the artifacts on display.
Discover a different world in Cortez when you visit the Cortez Cultural Center. Take advantage of the peaceful atmosphere, ask the friendly staff about the historical themes, pick up a souvenir at the gift shop or just explore the lovingly crafted exhibits.
One of the most iconic heritage sites in this region is the Lowry Pueblo. This place provides for tourists the chance to deepen their understanding of an important time in human history. Chat to locals, get photographs and discover local history.