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Cortez Attractions

Smaller cities have an appeal about them you won't find in their larger counterparts. Make a list of all the fun things to see and do in Cortez before you arrive so you can make the most of your getaway. You'll soon learn that bigger isn't always better!

Find out what makes Cortez tick with the very best tours & day trips. Browse through our top 22 fun activities in Cortez, and book with confidence knowing that we offer free cancellation and no added fees.

Things to Do in Cortez with Kids

Cortez has loads of nearby fun activities for you and your kids. Our family friendly experiences will keep everyone happy for hours.

Free Things to Do in Cortez

There's no need to max out your credit card in Cortez. The following won't cost a thing.

Cortez Cultural Center - Spend time here and enjoy an insight into the arts and culture of the area.

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Mesa Verde National Park

View prehistoric ruins standing untouched beneath the cliff edges. The soft, flowing sandstone canyons here are a beautiful sight.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Cortez on a sunny day?

A 12-zipline Adventure in the San Juan Mountains near Durango is a fun way to explore the area and soak up the sunshine.

What can you do in Cortez for free?

Your getaway in Cortez needn't blow the budget with free attractions like these to keep you entertained:

  • Ute Mountain Casino
  • Hovenweep National Monument
  • Step House Trail
  • Mesa Verde Visitor and Research Center