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4 Ways to Enjoy Winter Fun in Durango

January 13, 2015

Old Man Winter has certainly made his mark on Durango: As of early this morning, more than 30 inches of snow has accumulated at the base of Purgatory Mountain, with more powder in the forecast coming today. We all know that hea...

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Durango

October 8, 2014

Durango, Colorado, is full of quirky history – just ask any of the folks you’ll find out and about along downtown’s Main Avenue, and they’ll probably have a story or two about their personal history here. Want to learn mor...

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Dogs Love Durango

September 25, 2013

With the La Plata County Humane Society's Bark and Wine event just a few short weeks away, now is the perfect time to "paws" to think about why dogs love Durango. With an average of 300 days of sunshine here each year, Durango, C...

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The Allure of the Animas River & Vallecito Lake

April 26, 2013

Take a stroll through Durango and you’ll realize this simple truth: The Animas River is the soul of our little Colorado mountain town. An...

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Historic Strater Turns 125 Years Old

April 16, 2012

Durango’s historic Strater Hotel is celebrating its 125th birthday this year! Throughout the year, the Strater Hotel will enjoy a variety of activities, celebrations, and events. The Strater Hotel ...

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Tips for Vacationing at High Altitude

March 15, 2012

Durango is located 6,512 feet above sea level and while this is a great fun fact to know, it is also an important thing to make note of when planning your trip. Travelers who are not used to the high altitude will need to prepare ...

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