Mapping out the rich history of the Ancestral Puebloans, Mesa Verde National Park in southwest Colorado is home to thousands of ancient archaeological sites, including intricately designed cliff dwellings, trails, and temples. Open to the public, the entire clan can experience this sacred stone wonderland, built by a prodigious civilization, for just $439 with the Family Values Package! Stay two nights in a Far View Lodge standard room (two adults and two children ages 11 and under), with daily breakfast, a half-day ranger-guided tour of Mesa Verdes sites, and two $10 dinner vouchers for two kids.
THE VALUE: Far View Lodge offers the only accommodations inside the Mesa Verde National Park. Plus, every room has a private balcony.
THE CATCH: There is no air conditioning or TV in the lodge!
THE DETAILS: Call 1-800-449-2288 to book or go to www.visitmesaverde.com. Valid on travel through October 20.
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