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6 Unique Ways To See Durango

Posted March 30, 2023

Southwest Colorado offers some of the most breathtaking views imaginable. There are many different ways to see Durango and satisfy your sense of adventure. On your next trip, explore Durango and the San Juan Mountains in a new way

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Mesa Verde Hotels: Top Places To Stay Near The National Park

Posted February 1, 2023

Visiting Mesa Verde is like stepping into ancient times. The Mesa Verde National Park is a true wonder, with thousands of archaeological sites dating back more than 700 years. In addition to the fascinating and rich history, you'l

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Durango Bluegrass Meltdown


Get ready to hear the hills of the San Juan Mountains ringing with the sweet sounds of strings: The Durango Bluegrass Meltdown is just around the corner. Taking place in April each year, the festival breaks up the long winter with

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The Best Places to Get a Drink in Durango

Posted January 31, 2023

You might be asking yourself, what are the best places to get a drink near me? Don't fret, because we've put together a list of the best places in Durango to enjoy a glass of wine, a pint of beer, a specialty cocktail and more. Ch

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Valentine’s Day In Durango


Valentine's Day comes just once a year and while Durango is always the perfect spot for a couple's getaway, the town is always full of unique romantic things to do for this special occasion. Plan in some of these things to do for

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Durango Independent Film Festival

Posted January 11, 2023

Film is a vibrant medium and a very powerful way to tell a story. Cinema has had a huge impact on Durango culture for many decades. The annual Durango Independent Film Festival is a great way to celebrate and showcase new independ

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Things for Seniors to Do in Durango, Colorado

Posted January 1, 2023

Durango, Colorado has something to offer everyone, and that includes older adults. Whether you are traveling with someone who has mobility problems or are on a retirement vacation and simply do not care for too much excitement, th

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Enjoy the Journey from Durango to Purgatory

Posted December 27, 2022

The trip from Durango to Purgatory Resort is just a 30 minute drive north up US 550 North. Even though 27 miles of highway separated the two mountain destinations, sometimes it's more about the journey than the end! Here's how you

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New Years Eve in Durango, CO

Posted December 8, 2022

The year is coming to a close and it’s time to celebrate ringing in a brand new 365 days with the best New Year's Eve celebrations in Durango! Plan your New Years in Durango, CO around these great events. [one_hal

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Durango Christmas Restaurant Guide 2023

Posted December 1, 2022

In order for locals and visitors to have a holly, jolly Christmas, downtown Durango works hard all season lighting up the streets, playing joyous music, and filling the air with fresh smells from holiday cooking. This Christmas Ev

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Top 5 Hikes To See Fall Colors In Durango

Posted September 23, 2022

Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year to go hiking in Durango, as the leaves are changing color in the most spectacular way. The landscape is a stunning tapestry of orange, red and yellow. The breeze is crisp and coo

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Southwest Colorado Blooms at Durango Botanic Gardens

Posted August 23, 2022

Get up close and personal with the flora of Southwest Colorado at the Durango Botanic Gardens. This can't-miss stop along the Animas River Trail is one of the city’s best places to relax and enjoy what makes the Four Corners bea

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Explore The Top Durango Parks

Posted July 25, 2022

Durango, Colorado is the ultimate outdoor adventure town. With Durango parks, playgrounds, and trails galore, it's no wonder so many families flock to this city each year to enjoy some fresh air and fun activities. There are many

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Discover Durango’s Animas River Trail

Posted July 24, 2022

Looking for a way to get active and discover Durango? Take a stroll (or jog, pedal, or even skate) down the Animas River Trail. This paved, mixed-use path is the perfect place to explore the city, with many stops along the way.

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Visit The Durango Fish Hatchery

Posted July 22, 2022

The Durango Fish Hatchery is both a wildlife education museum and a working hatchery where visitors can see how eggs are raised into baby fish before they are stocked in the Animas River and surrounding streams. The unique museum

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The Powerhouse: Bringing Together Curious Minds of All Ages

Posted July 20, 2022

Innovation sparks curiosity at The Powerhouse. The family friendly and dynamic destination offers interactive exhibits to fuel the minds of visitors of all ages. Learn about the past, present, and future at this electrifying Duran

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Purgatory Resort Summer Activities Offer Family Fun

Posted June 27, 2022

When most people think of Purgatory Resort, they think of snowcapped peaks with some of the best skiing in the entire US. However, the resort attracts guests from all over the country year-round, even in the summer months when the

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4th Of July Events In Durango

Posted June 2, 2022

Enjoy a full day of fun on the 4th of July in Durango, Colorado! There are several events throughout the day to choose from or you can fill up your whole day with a fourth of July celebration. The family-friendly activities and th

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Music In The Mountains

Posted June 1, 2022

The mountains are alive with the sound of classical music this summer when Southwest Colorado’s premier classical music festival returns to the region! For nearly forty years, Music in the Mountains has brought the sounds of cla

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Top 100 Things To Do In The Four Corners

Posted April 27, 2022

The Four Corners region of the western United States is the only place in the country where four states meet at a single point. We've collected our top one hundred picks for things to do on your next road trip through and around t

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