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Why come to Rio Grande Country?

Why visit Rio Grande Country? click the link above to see the answer

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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 At The Hot Springs

A Day at the Hot Springs One of the things that we frequently recommend to guests who stay at the AppleLodge is a day at the Hot Springs in Pagosa Springs. It is only 60 miles away and takes just

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A day in the “Great Colorado Outdoors”

“World Class Hiking, Biking, and Climbing can be enjoyed near the AppleLodge.”  Whether you take your “Colorado Outdoor Recreation” seriously or you just want to eat a picnic lunch in the mountains, we can point you to the right places

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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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Trains, Trains, Trains

Trains, Trains, Trains From the AppleLodge you have four choices of scenic trains to ride. The closest one is the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad that leaves from Alamosa, just thirty minutes from our door. The train takes you over La

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A Great Choice for Hunting and Fishing!

Some of the best hunting and fishing in Colorado can be enjoyed right outside our front door. Interested in Hunting-  click here Interested in Fishing-  click here See more at Colorado Parks and Wildlife- click here  

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Golf near the AppleLodge

Golf There are several 18 hole golf courses just a short drive from the AppleLodge. South Fork has a relatively new world class course called The Rio Grande Club just fifteen minutes west. Fifteen minutes east the Monte Vista Golf

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