"Historical Ruins" Top 5 Page for this destination Cortez by truesunn
Cortez Travel Guide: 21 reviews and 54 photos
On our way to Arizona, we stopped at several places in Colorado. One of the most impressive man made wonders I have ever seen are the Mesa Verde Ruins in Mesa Verde National Park.
Carved and built into the side of a mountain by native peoples, it is almost an unbelieveable site! My brother and I were discussing how small the doorways were, when a ranger overheard us and explained that the average woman was 5'0" and the average man was 5'4"!
You can find alot of information at their website at:
*There is alot of uphill walking on narrow pathways. If you have heart trouble or other health issues, you may want to consider this...
- Pros:Awesome historical area
- Cons:LOTS of walking uphill
- In a nutshell:Great day trip for families or nature/history lovers
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