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7 Spectacular Small Town Getaways

We spent time exploring seven of our favorite small towns so we could tell you the best ways to enjoy 36 hours in each.

September 2015

—Photos courtesy of the Rochester Hotel (right) and Yvonne Lasmett (left)

With so many amazing resort towns in Colorado, it’s easy to overlook the smaller, less glamorous hamlets that dot the Centennial State. Which is a shame because these enclaves offer outstanding outdoor recreation, quaint main streets, unique lodging, mom-and-pop restaurants, and genuine doses of Western hospitality. We spent time exploring our favorites so we could tell you the best ways to enjoy 36 hours in each of these seven splendid small towns.

Durango
Creede
Gunnison
Buena Vista
Pagosa Springs
Ouray
Carbondale

Quiz: Find out which Colorado small town fits your personality.

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