Colorado April 21, 2020
Named The Most Beautiful Small Town In Colorado, Take A Closer Look At Mancos
Colorado is filled to the brim with charming small towns that you will want to visit, which – unlike other states – covers nearly corner of the territory, including the north, south, Western Slope, and Eastern Plains. While we could write a novel on all of our towns (which, by the way, includes 73 cities, 271 incorporated municipalities, 196 towns, and 2 consolidated city and county governments), we want to highlight one, in particular, that was named one of the 50 of the Most Charming Small Towns in America:
Nestled away in southwest Colorado is the charming town of Mancos, which was just named one of the 50 of the Most Charming Small Towns in America by
Located a mere 6 miles from the entrance of Mesa Verde National Park, Mancos was founded in 1894 but settled long before, with the Ancient Pueblo People said to have inhabited the area beginning in the 10th Century.
Today, the town of Mancos - dubbed the "Gateway to Mesa Verde" - is home to an estimated 1,419 residents as well as one of the prettiest landscapes in the state.
According to Travel Channel, "The spirit of the West is alive and well in Mancos, Colorado," noting not only the rich ranching and agriculture scene but also how it's a "great base for nature lovers and adventurers who like to ride horses, bike and hike," plus an excellent town for the arts.
When you visit Mancos, be sure to carve out a few days to explore the town and everything around it, beginning with the charming shops, delicious restaurants, and one-of-a-kind galleries around the historic downtown area.
Do you love to spend time in nature and the great outdoors? There is no better place to bike, hike, and photograph than Mancos, which sits in the middle of mountains, valleys, and rangeland.
No visit to Mancos is complete without checking out the surrounding attractions and landmarks, so be sure to take some time to also visit
Mesa Verde, the Four Corners, and drive along the nearby roads and scenic byways.
To learn more about Mancos, please visit the Mancos Valley Chamber of Commerce's
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