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Overlook

10 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Impact on the Ecosystem

Your impact on the ecosystem largely depends on your lifestyle choices. This impact is called your ecological footprint - a term meaning your overall land and resource usage based on your lifestyle, diet, habits, etc. This month, try to consider ways to reduce your overall impact on the local…

History of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

A favorite event in Durango among Wells Group brokers and Southwest residents, The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, an annual bike race from Durango to Silverton, Colorado, where cyclists race over mountain passes to beat the steam engine train, the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, that runs…

10 Ways to Reduce Your Transportation Footprint

May is "Reduce Your Transportation Footprint" in Durango, Colorado. If you're visiting or live in Durango, now is a great time to start thinking about ways to reduce your transportation footprint. There are plenty of ways to get around Durango and reduce your car miles at the same time. It's a lot…

Simple Ways to Recreate with Care in Durango

When playing around Durango, Colorado, make sure you're following some simple things to "Recreate with Care." Durango has over 300 trails spread across the incredible trail and local recreation areas. As the trails get more usage during the warmer months of the year, we all have a responsibility to…

50 Things to Do in Durango this Spring

Springtime is here in Durango, Colorado! With the trails opening up, warmer weather, sunshine, and longer days, Durango residents and visitors awake from their Winter slumber in search of things to do around town. With so much to see and do around Durango, it’s hard to pick the perfect thing to do…

How to Plan a Sustainable Vacation

With more people traveling and destinations reconsidering what tourism means to them in the last couple of years it is important to plan your vacation around not only where you want to go but in a way that minimizes environmental impact and increases the economic impact of your destination of…

Ultimate Guide to The Million Dollar Highway

It can be difficult to choose where to spend your time in Southwest Colorado. There are many astounding views and places to explore. Having earned the name as the Million Dollar Highway, this gorgeous stretch of road gives way to jaw-dropping views around every corner! Routinely touted as one of…

Backcountry Skiing and Snowboarding Gear Checklist

Avalanche safety is something to take very seriously around the Durango, Colorado area. This area has great potential for unstable snow and can pose a high risk to skiers and snowboarders. Proper planning, training, and equipment are absolutely necessary to explore this area as safely and…

Date Night Ideas in Durango

Love is in the air! And we’ve got you covered with our list of Durango date night ideas. This list goes beyond the classic dinner-and-a-movie combo (though we wouldn’t argue that’s a good one!) Trying something new can help keep the spark alive in a relationship, strengthening you and your partner’s…

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…