The Ouray Brewery secret?..... A rooftop deck with incredible views of Ouray. Not to mention delicious pulled pork, chipotle sweet potato fries and slaw. We were here when our oldest was about 3. Thanks to the views and tasty food, the family dining experience on the Ouray Brewery deck will be a life-time memory.

The towns of Silverton and Durango, Colorado. This is the Silverton and Durango Narrow Gauge Railroad where you can take an all day train ride through the San Juan National forest from Durango to Silverton on an old steam train from the 1800's. The ride is 50 miles one way but well worth it for the magnificant views! For the May - October trains you can eliminate the flat, hot residential part of the ride (and save an hour each way) by catching the train at Rockwood station. Rockwood tickets…

Mesa Verde National Park, 5000 year old Native American cliff dwellings. The Park Service does a remarkable job preserving our Country's past.

Anasazi. Chimney Rock. *Chimney Rock site is between Durango and Pagosa Springs, Colorado, 90 miles north of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico.

Manitou Cliff Dwellings - Colorado Springs, CO. The Anasazi built large, multi-story stone structures with hundreds of rooms to house the new communities on open ground.

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