Building a History of Southwest Colorado

Total Number of Days/Nights: 6 Itinerary Summary: Travel Southwest Colorado and explore how stone by stone and brick by brick the region’s architecture reflects the history and culture of the area. From the Ancestral Puebloans, the first people to build on this landscape, to the miners, settlers, and ranchers who each left their unique style and footprint, Southwest Colorado’s architecture continues to reflect its rich cultural heritage.

Destinations include:
Mesa Verde National Park 
Fort Uncompahgre Interpretive Center
Chimney Rock Archaeological Area
Durango National Historic District 
Ouray National Historic District
Silverton National Historic Landmark District 
Telluride National Historic Landmark District
Mancos, Colorado 
Pagosa Springs Hot Springs
Montrose Historic Walking Tour 
Museum of the Mountain West
Pioneer Town