Destination guide

Head to the tranquil city of Dolores

The mountains and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Dolores. Travelers appreciate the restaurants in this relaxing city. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Dolores

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Dolores a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kilpacker Trail (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Ski Hesperus (27 mi / 43.5 km)
  • Purgatory Resort (27.3 mi / 43.9 km)
  • Guy Drew Winery (29.3 mi / 47.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dolores

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Dolores. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • McPhee Lake (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Louis M. Jones Memorial Park (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • McPhee Recreation Area (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Kilpacker Trail (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Mesa Verde Visitor and Research Center (21 mi / 33.9 km)
  • Mesa Verde National Park Entrance (21.6 mi / 34.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Dolores

The nearest airport is in Cortez, CO (CEZ-Montezuma County), located 28.6 mi (46.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Telluride, CO (TEX-Telluride Regional), which is 31.5 mi (50.7 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Dolores?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 926 vacation rentals near Dolores. From 41 Cabins to 346 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Dolores for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Dolores?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Dolores:

  • Telluride Ski Resort: 1,106 vacation rentals
  • Purgatory Resort: 198 vacation rentals
  • Columbine Lake: 228 vacation rentals
  • Dalton Ranch: 42 vacation rentals
  • Timber Ridge: 33 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Dolores?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Dolores. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Dolores River Brewery: 93 vacation rentals
  • Rio Grande Southern Railroad Museum: 93 vacation rentals
  • Anasazi Heritage Center: 90 vacation rentals
  • Kilpacker Trail: 1,481 vacation rentals
  • Animas Mountain Trailhead: 442 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dolores listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Dolores?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 41 Cabins in Dolores. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dolores include:

  • Houses: 346 rentals available
  • Cottages: 41 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 41 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Dolores?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 345 vacation rentals with pool available in Dolores. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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