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Kingman, Arizona
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Need lodging advice

I am trying to find some places around Durango that might be good for a family reunion this June. There will be between 8 - 12 adults and 5 - 10 kids. The guys want a place close to hiking and fishing. The women want a place they don't have to cook and make beds. Close to girlie activities (shopping, spa, etc) is a plus. The kids range from 7 to 13 and love the out doors. Horses would be a plus to them. Any suggestions?

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1. Re: Need lodging advice

You could consider a dude ranch option, though they won't have spas, you can drive to town for a massage and shopping. Colorado Trails Ranch and Wilderness Trails Ranch are two near Durango.

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2. Re: Need lodging advice

You might try Jarvis Suites. It's in downtown so it's convenient for you. They're like apartments (upstairs bedrooms, downstairs living room and kitchen) but I think you get maid service. You're not going to find all that you want without someone driving a bit. The outdoor activities are generally not where you'd find stores and places with daily housekeeping service.

You might want to consider VRBO which we used to find a condo in Dalton Ranch. It's about a 7 mile drive to town, and about another few miles in the other direction to horse back riding (summer only). Dalton Ranch is across the 550 from Trimble Hot Spa (which we didn't get to). Dalton Ranch has a bunch of condos on a golf course, many of which rent out. It's also on the same road as the Bar-D Chuckwagon dinner show which was reasonbly priced ($17) and a lot of fun. Renting a condo can be cheaper if your share the costs than renting serveral hotel rooms. Plus they're more spacious. And you don't have to make the beds or cook if you don't want to. :-)

Also consider rafting - it's an activity that probably most of you would find very fun.

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