Turn! Turn! Turn! To Everything, There is a Season was written in 1959 by Pete Seeger & recorded by the Byrds in 1965. Even though it was originally written as a protest song, it always comes to mind this time of year as the seasons change. It’s hard to believe summer has come and gone and the calendar already says September. While we are grateful for the gorgeous summer months, we are excited to be approaching one of the most beautiful times of the year – fall!
Falling into Autumn
While the end of the summer is filled with soaking up the sun on hiking trails in the area or even tubing down the river, we always welcome the cooler days of autumn. The season’s change offers a spectacular and colorful show in the San Juan National Forest. Brilliant golds amid the aspen, intermixed in gorgeous groves of pine trees. It almost looks like a patchwork quilt! Days are definitely cooler than the heat of summer and evenings are perfect for cuddling in your cozy room or hopping in the hot tub.
Our guests here at Antlers on the Creek will enjoy an evening fire on the patio during happy hour! If you stick around long enough you may even be surprised by Chef Kurtis’s homemade graham crackers and marshmallows for… you guessed it, s’mores! As an additional bonus, during each season we use select veggies from our garden for breakfast, and as the season changes so does our menu. Chef Kurtis makes a variety of wonderful dishes including Green Chile Cornbread Waffles and Sweet Potato Hash during this time of year. After having a tasty breakfast, there are always yummy cookies available! While we have our signature chocolate chip, we added spiced molasses and pecan candies to the cookie tray. Comfort food abounds as winter nears.
Winter is Coming
While most of the country may dread the oncoming winter months, Coloradans gleefully await the arrival of Old Man Winter. We simply cannot wait for it to snow. Snow equals ski season and tons of snowy activities. There’s nothing like a fresh snowfall to lift your spirits especially when you live in a semi-arid climate as we do here in Durango. Not only is it beautiful, but every snowflake also brings the moisture our area desperately craves.
Off-Season Rest and Relaxation
If you’re craving a weekend trip from Denver or just want to witness the beauty of Colorado in the fall, the best time to come to Durango is in the autumn season. Give us a call and stay at Durango’s #1 rated bed and breakfast, Antlers on the Creek and prepare to be pampered.