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Cascade Canyon Winter Train: Everything You Need to Know

Are you looking for things to do when you visit Durango? Considering taking the Winter Train from the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad this season. This family-friendly winter adventure will be the ride of your life! Enjoy an incredible journey from Downtown Durango to Cascade Canyon and…

Our Favorite Trails to Snowshoe

Durango winters are meant to be savored, and just because there’s a lot of snow on the ground does not mean you have to give up long walks in nature. There’s nothing that quite compares to the quiet beauty of a hike covered in a gorgeous blanket of snow. Snowshoeing offers the perfect opportunity to…

Ski and Snowboarding Safety Tips

Skiing and snowboarding are winter’s great outdoor sports, and Durango is blessed with a mountain right outside of town, Purgatory Resort. With over 1,650 acres of skiable terrain, great conditions, and a wide variety of trails, Purgatory is an ideal place to shred. But with great powder comes…

Quick Weekend Winter In Durango

Guest post by the Durango Team, Wells Group. Winter in southwest Colorado is truly a wonderland with the powdered sugar-dusted trees, chilly weather perfect for bundling up, and a sense of the holidays in the air. Nature is ringing in the season with deep snow banks ready for skiing, sledding, or a…

10 Winter Gems to Explore in Durango

Although Durango is a year-round destination, the winters are particularly lovely. Our unique and gorgeous location tucked into the Animas Valley and surrounded by the San Juan Mountains means there are little nooks and crannies of amazing places and attractions. We’re here to help you find those…

Itinerary: Romantic Winter Durango Getaway

Durango is a wonderful location for a romantic “Hallmark-like” getaway with your true love. With so many things to do, a wide array of romantic eateries, and ample outdoor activities, any couple is sure to find something they will enjoy. We put together a couple’s getaway guide to help you plan the…

5 Laidback Adventures in Durango

Durango, Colorado is located in the Southwest corner of the state and is blessed with a whitewater river, mountain resort, trails, and lively downtown, without the upscale (sometimes intimidating) atmosphere you typically experience at neighboring mountain resort towns. Durango is a year-round…

MSI Celebrates Giving Tuesday with Colorado Gives

Colorado Gives Day is the state’s largest single day of giving and this year is on December 7. Led by Community First Foundation, over $419 million has been raised for Colorado nonprofits between 2007 and 2020. Over 70 nonprofits from our region are participating in this year’s fundraising day. For…

Kids Ski for Free at Purgatory Resort

A renowned family-friendly ski destination, Purgatory Resort has over 1,600 acres of terrain to explore. Enjoy the beautiful winter wonderland that is Southwest Colorado. Not only does Purgatory Resort offer a great ski adventure with a vertical drop of 2,000 feet, but they offer events such as…