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Downtown Durango

Hotels, Restaurants, & Things To Do In This Historic District

Eat, stay and play in historic downtown Durango where you will find beautiful hotels, friendly shops, first class restaurants, famous breweries and many things to do. Take a stroll through the streets and marvel at the historic buildings and unique shops, sip a gourmet cup of coffee or enjoy some of the rich arts and culture of downtown.

Main Avenue

A stroll down Durango's Main Avenue is a sensory treat: the Colorado air is crisp and subtly scented by restaurant and café delicacies; on most days the sun streams through the streets, intensifying the colorful store-front awnings and highlighting the neighboring mountain ridge. There's plenty of things to do here, making a great spot to stay in a hotel.

Downtown Hotels

Historic Downtown Durango

Today Downtown Durango is a Nationally Registered Historic District, with something special in store for each visitor. The downtown area has been coined "the living room of the Durango community" by voices of the Durango Business Improvement District, who have a 20-year revitalization plan in store for historic downtown that began in 1997. Downtown Durango is a central part of the city's allure, business, and history, and Durango leaders intend to continually nurture the beautiful historic district.

Downtown Durango Events

Visitors can find something exciting happening downtown throughout the four seasons. Durango is a hidden gem for spectacular outdoor and cultural festivals. You can find many of their exciting annual events on our event calendar. Snowdown is a classic Durango winter celebration that has offered much merriment for locals and visitors alike.

Durango Events

Things To Do in Downtown Durango

Guild House Games: Visit Website

Guild House Games

Guild House Games is a brick and mortar game store located inside the Main Mall in the historic downtown area of Durango, Colorado. We specialize in Board Games... [+ More]

835 Main Avenue Suite 203, Durango, CO 81301
The Ore House: Visit Website

The Ore House

Established in 1972, the Ore House is one of Colorado's oldest and finest restaurants. Decorated with intricate murals and historical artifacts, the dining room... [+ More]

147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301
The Office Spiritorium: Visit Website

The Office Spiritorium

Durango’s favorite place for happy hour, appetizers and craft cocktails is located inside the iconic Strater Hotel in historic downtown Durango. It’s the on... [+ More]

699 Main Avenue, Durango, CO 81301
11th Street Station: Visit Website

11th Street Station

11th Street Station is a culinary collective with a progressive vision and a nod to the location’s past. From the 1920s through the 1970s, the corner of Main ... [+ More]

1101 Main Avenue, Durango, CO 81301
SAGE Farm Fresh Eats: Visit Website

SAGE Farm Fresh Eats

Farm fresh food & fast casual convenience. A sister company to Zia Taqueria, SAGE is built on the same core principals that our loyal customers know and love ab... [+ More]

3101 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
The Strater Hotel: Visit Website

The Strater Hotel

Built in 1887, the historic Strater Hotel in Durango is one of the West’s iconic hotels and a prominent downtown Durango, Colorado landmark located two blocks... [+ More]

699 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
Grassburger: Visit Website


Grassburger offers award-winning 100% USA raised grass-fed beef burgers and fries at its Durango restaurant! Satisfy that burger craving the best way possible w... [+ More]

726 1/2 Main Avenue, Durango, CO 81301
Los Amigos Del Sur: Visit Website

Los Amigos Del Sur

A great selection of authentic Mexican food. Made with an authentic taste from the heart of south Mexico. Coming from Chiapas, Oaxaca, and Veracruz, Mexico that... [+ More]

835 Main Ave Suite 106, Durango, CO 81301
Duranglers: Visit Website


Since 1983 Duranglers has been the region's source for custom guided fly fishing trips, equipment, flies and information. Our fly shop is located in beautiful D... [+ More]

923 Main Avenue, Durango, CO 81301
Diamond Belle Saloon: Visit Website

Diamond Belle Saloon

Belly Up to Durango’s only authentic western saloon. Choose from fantastic and creative appetizers, salads, burgers, sandwiches, and entrees. The Belle is a l... [+ More]

699 Main Ave., Durango, CO 81301
Horsefly History Walking Tours: Visit Website

Horsefly History Walking Tours

Learn about Durango's Wild West history and the characters and events that have shaped this town since it was founded in 1880 by the Denver & Rio Grande Railroa... [+ More]

Durango, CO 81301
Homeslice Pizza: Visit Website

Homeslice Pizza

What's our deal? Good question! Homeslice, like all the best things, is a homegrown pizza joint, bringing NY and Chicago styles together to create our very own ... [+ More]

2915 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
Primus: Visit Website


Primus’ intimate and bright atmosphere is the perfect place for a light bite and drink at the bar or dining with a group of friends, 6 days a week in downtown... [+ More]

1017 Main Avenue, Durango, CO 81301

Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy challenges like The Iron Horse Classic, a road and mountain bike tournament scheduled each Memorial Day, or the Durango Double, a weekend of trail and road marathons back-to-back (not for the weak of heart). Cultural festivals of all sorts abound, including the bluegrass Durango Meltdown festival, the Cowboy Gathering, the Summer Jazz festival, the beer and music extravaganza Oktoberfest, the Durango Arts Festival, and many more!

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