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Overlook

Business of the Month: Twilight Toys

This month’s Business of the Month is Twilight Toys! This magical, well-curated shop has two locations. The flagship store is located at Purgatory Resort and its newest location is in the heart of downtown Durango, Colorado. Created by local entrepreneur and mom, Cristiana Dalle Grave, Twilight…

Itinerary: Camper Van Trip In Durango

Planning a camper van trip is hard! You don't want to spend your time in the car driving from place to place. Instead, you want to enjoy Durango's local activities and sightseeing while also knowing the best places for camping, restaurants, groceries, and, of course, showers. This itinerary has…

10 Places to Stay Cool in Durango

Our Favorite Neighborhood Spots to Escape the Heat There are thousands of things to do in and around Durango. But since we’re known for our sun-soaked mountain vistas, historic tours around town, and outdoor adventure sports, we thought it would be worth compiling some of our favorite things to do…

Local Golf Courses To Visit in Durango

Planning on visiting Durango, Colorado sometime soon? Whether you’re coming for business or pleasure, it’s an excellent location to get lost in and find a bit of rest and relaxation while you’re around. Rejuvenate in hot springs and spend some time outdoors surrounded by stunning nature. Or catch…

10 Places to Camp Near Mesa Verde National Park

Travel Back in Time at these Campgrounds Durango is in close proximity to Mesa Verde National Park, one of the world’s 27 UNESCO World Heritage sites and home to some of the best-preserved ancestral Pueblo archaeological sites. The park and the region that surrounds it are also spectacular places…

How to Keep Your Dog Cool During the Summer

Our dogs are important to us, and we often show our love for them by taking them with us on trips whenever we can, roughhousing with them, letting them run wild across the great outdoors, and doing whatever they want to do (with reason). These magnificent creatures do not always know their own…

Dog-Friendly Spots In Durango: For A Quick Trip

If you are considering bringing your whole family (and by the whole family, we mean including your four-legged companion) for a quick trip outdoors, Durango is an excellent destination. Durango, Colorado is a true travel paradise for humans and dogs alike, hosting a wealth of dog-friendly spots from…

What is Microtrash and How Can You Prevent it?

How to Keep Your Campsite and Our Lands Free of Microtrash When adventuring outdoors it is important to always ‘pack it in and pack it out’ - both to preserve and respect nature. Although it is sometimes difficult to leave absolutely no trace, we still need to strive to reduce our impact as much as…

Guide to Hot Springs Around Durango

Soak Your Worries Away this Season If you were to plan a vacation to Colorado-based solely on a geothermal map, your trip would lead you to the heart of the Southwest corner of the state, and our beloved town of Durango. Southwest Colorado is a hotbed for hot springs and no matter what your…

Our 5 Favorite Waterfalls Around Durango

Waterfall hunting: nature’s original scavenger hunt The city of Durango isn’t well known for its waterfalls. That’s not because we don’t have them, but rather because most of these outstanding water features are still a well-kept secret. Many grand falls surround our town, but to find them, you’re…