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Between the central hub of downtown Alamosa and the corners of the San Luis Valley's surrounding mountains, you will find accommodations for any type of adventure. From hotels in Alamosa's historic downtown area to many unique destinations that offer activities like horseback riding and hot spring soaks, to RV sites, campgrounds, and dispersed camping—you will find plenty of choices in and around the Alamosa area. 

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Rio Grande County (Monte Vista, Del Norte & South Fork)

From historic luxury hotels to boutique motels, cabins, lodges, campgrounds and vacation homes, you can find accommodation in Rio Grande County to suit any taste and budget. While Monte Vista is the hub of Crane Festival activities, both Del Norte (15 miles west) and South Fork (30 miles west) offer a wide array of lodging choices and their own unique atmosphere. 

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Monte Vista

From authentic Mexican taquerias to good, old fashioned steak and potatoes, Monte Vista has great dining options just a stone's throw from all the Crane Festival locations. Be sure to call or check individual businesses' websites for hours of operation and seasonal updates.

Monte Vista Dining Guide
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Alamosa has more than 50 restaurants and coffee houses to choose from, spanning fast food to fine dining. In our locally-based restaurants, it's not unusual to find the owner in the kitchen. Preparing time-tested recipes, often times handed down over generations, these hard-working locals want you to have the best experience possible.

Alamosa Dining Guide
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Del Norte

Whether you feel like white table cloths and an evening of fine dining at the Windsor Hotel or a pizza and a pint of locally-brewed beer, Del Norte has you covered. You can also find the Valley's only natural foods store here, along with great coffee and bakery options. 

Del Norte Dining Guide
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South Fork

Whether you're staying in South Fork or just looking to take a little day trip, you will find plenty of dining options from BBQ to Mexican and everything in between. 

South Fork Dining Guide

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