Starry Nights Bed & Breakfast Blog

 

We just learned that Mesa Verde National Park will resume its annual free Open House and Luminaria event on Thursday, December 9, 2021, from 4pm until 9pm.  It will be a special evening with complimentary chili, cookies, hot chocolate, and music at the Far View Terrace.

In celebration of Mesa Verde’s dark sky certification the park will be holding programs at the Morefield Campground Amphitheater this Friday and Saturday evenings, September 10 & 11th.

Friday

8 pm          ...

Road work is expected to be active throughout the rest of the summer with the Cliff Palace Loop Road closed.  The Mesa Top Loop Road will remain open, however, until road work is completed on the Cliff Palace Loop.  There is still much to see and do with Long House Tours ongoing to...

Here is the latest update from Mesa Verde National Park website with openings and closures:

Museum & Visitor Research Center:    Closed for season

Bookstore/restrooms/virtual ranger station: Open year-round

** All tour tickets must be purchased online at...

Mesa Verde is excited to announce that our cliff dwelling tour season will soon begin! After suspension of tour operations in 2020 due to the pandemic, we are so excited to return to some of the park’s most spectacular sites: Long House, Cliff Palace, Mug House, Square Tower House, and...

Mark your calendars for April 19 because the oldest recorded meteor shower is going to be visible in the night sky. The Lyrid meteor shower was first recorded by ancient Chinese astronomers in 687 B.C., according to EarthSky.org,...

We here at Starry Nights Ranch B&B were honored to be featured in a recent article in Trips to Discover, a popular digital travel magazine with a monthly readership of over 1.6 million.  In their search for the “coolest and most accommodating places to stay near Mesa...

Most visitors to our little town of Mancos are here to see the wonders left behind by the Anasazi (Ancient Puebloans) at Mesa Verde National Park, the treasures to be found at our local galleries in the Creative District, or outdoor adventures such as river rafting, steam train excursions,...

Do you often watch the night sky in hopes of seeing a falling star?  How do you make the night skies at Starry Nights Ranch even more spectacular?  Meteor showers, of course!  Here are some upcoming events that will be easily observable from our mesa top at Starry Nights Ranch:...

The Cortez Cultural Center, located at 25 N. Market Street, will host Native American dances outside on the plaza every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening @7pm through August 15th.

*Covid-19 safety measures in place include: face masks required, 6 feet social distancing, bathrooms...