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A Day at the Dunes

A Day at the Dunes One of the most popular outings from the AppleLodge is a day trip to the Great Sand Dunes National Park. The dunes are about an hour away from the AppleLodge’s front door, but there are

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A Day With the Sandhill Cranes

Early in March Monte Vista, Colorado fills up with bird watchers and nature lovers of all kinds.  The annual Sandhill Crane Festival attracts hundreds of visitors eager to see the Cranes stopping over on their spring migration. Thousands of winged

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A day in the “Changing Colors”

The Fall change of colors in the Aspens and Cottonwoods is another sight you won’t want to miss and usually is at their peak around the last week of September and first week of October. We love to hop in

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A Night At the Theatre

Forty minutes away is the quaint mining town of Creede. We go to Creede to feel like we’ve left the rest of the world behind and stepped back in time. There is a main street to walk up and down

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National Parks Near the AppleLodge

National Parks The Great Sand Dunes Nat’l Park is an easy drive from the AppleLodge and a great 1/2 day or day trip. Colorado, Arizona, and Utah has fantastic National Parks and the AppleLodge is on route to several of

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