MESA VERDE, Colo., March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado residents are among the lucky as Far View Lodge, the only hotel accommodation in Mesa Verde National Park, prepares to open for the season by offering room and tour specials exclusive to those in the area.
Starting April 14, Colorado residents can stay in a Kiva Room at Far View Lodge for only $69/night (plus taxes and fees) or a Kiva Deluxe View Room for only $85/night (plus taxes and fees). Additionally, the 700 Years Tour, a chronological journey through the lives of the Ancient Puebloans, will be offered as a buy one, get one free admission.
"We want to encourage those that live in Colorado to take advantage of the history and beauty right in their own backyard," said Jeffrey Sumner, Aramark's general manager for Far View Lodge. "There is so much to see and do in the area, it is a perfect opportunity for Colorado residents to break away from the monotony of everyday life and experience all that Mesa Verde National Park has to offer."
For more information about this special visit www.visitmesaverde.com/colocal16. If booking online enter promo code COLOCAL along with a Colorado billing address.
Named Best Cultural Attraction by Sunset Magazine in 2015, Mesa Verde National Park is the first National Park created to "preserve the works of man." The park is home to over 5,000 historic archaeological sites including 600 cliff dwellings once inhabited by the Puebloans from 500 A.D. to 1300 A.D.
The 700 Years Tour provides a historical view of the Puebloans including the architectural, horticultural, cultural and religious aspects of their lives. Guests enjoy a chronological journey, starting with the earliest recorded Pithouse villages and moving to the classic Pueblo era cliff dwellings.
Lodging, dining, retail and guided bus tours within Mesa Verde National Park are operated by Aramark, an authorized concessioner of the National Park Service. Lodging options include comfortable rooms at Far View Lodge and 267 campsites at Morefield Campground. Dining options range from the award winning fine dining of the Metaté Room to the more casual cafés at Spruce Tree Terrace and Far View Terrace. Aramark Mesa Verde also operates half day guided bus tours, which may be reserved in advance, of the park's archeological sites, which include a walking tour of Cliff Palace. Learn more at www.visitmesaverde.com, facebook.com/mesaverde or (800) 449-2288.
About Mesa Verde National Park
Named "The Number One Historic Monument in the World" by Conde Nast Traveler, "One of 50 Places to Visit in a Lifetime" by National Geographic Traveler and a "Top 10 Fodor's Destination," Mesa Verde National Park was established by Congress on June 29, 1906, to preserve from injury or spoliation the ruins and other works and relics of prehistoric humans. Mesa Verde is one of only 21 UNESCO World Heritage sites in the United States.
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