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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 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 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 at Wolf Creek Ski

Wolf Creek Ski The AppleLodge is about a 40 minute drive from Wolf Creek Ski Area. It is located on the “East Side” of Wolf Creek Pass, which means that a lot of the time you can still get to

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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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