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2019's "Best of Durango" from The Durango Herald

2019 “Best of Durango” Faces Best Bartender Sarah Moxam, El Moro Spirits and Tavern Food and Dining Best Asian Cuisine East by Southwest Best Bakery Bread Best Bar/Pub The Bookcase and Barber Best BBQ Serious Texas BBQ Best Beer Selection Ska Brewing Co Best Brewery Ska Brewery Co Best Casual…

Have Your Dream Mountain Wedding in Durango

Spring is just around the corner and with the return of green buds and twittering birds comes the sound of wedding bells. Whether you’re plotting the dream mountain wedding or sleuthing for the perfect bachelor or bachelorette party destination, Durango holds something special for this magical…

6 Unique Winter Outdoor Adventures in Durango

Besides the obvious choice of skiing at Purgatory Resort, Durango opens to a whole world of outdoor adventure in winter. Whether you’re looking to try a twist on downhill turns or simply rest your quads, here are six recommendations for how to spend that extra day in town: Ice fishing Dress warm…

8 Spring Festivals You Don't Want to Miss

As in all mountain towns across the West, the defrosting time between Winter’s cold grasp and Summer’s sweet heat can be a lesson in patience. But fear not, travelers! There’s plenty to do in Durango while we wait for the trails to dry out and the river to run wild. From film to food, Bodhráns to…

5 Ways to Recover from Snowdown

If you’re planning a trip to Durango’s 42nd Annual Snowdown from January 29 till February 2, stay an extra day in the area to recover from the time of your life. From kicking back at a spa to a heart-pumping hot yoga session, check out these five expert tips for getting you out of your costume…

Shop Local Day

Looking for the Perfect Gift? These 5 Local Shops Always Deliver! Get outside and hike off Thanksgiving dinner. Put up Christmas decorations. Treat yourself to a massage, salt float or soak in the hot springs. The point is that you’ve clearly got better things to do on Black Friday than join the…

Durango-Ho-Ho-Ho: 6 Holiday Events to Make the Season Bright

Twinkly lights, evergreen wreaths, and your own foggy breath suspended in the crisp, cold air each play an essential role in why Durango is consistently voted one of the most Christmas-y towns in America. This holiday season, bring your family to the heart of the magic and take home the gift to…

Seven of the Best Stargazing Destinations Around Durango

When the sun sets and darkness falls over Durango, something magical happens. Situated more than a mile above sea level, Durango enjoys very little light pollution and perfect weather for stargazing. Starry-filled nights provide time to step away from the chaos of day-to-day and enjoy something…

Durango is the Shoulder Season Destination You Deserve

Shoulder season — that prime travel period between peak and non-peak season — is a perfect time to snag cheap flights, cozy lodging, and alone time in your favorite mountain town. For a quiet November retreat equipped with cool weather, zero crowds, and plenty of outdoor activities, Durango is a…

Fall is the #1 Season for Climbing in Durango

When the colors change, weather cools, and crowds disappear, you can find the best adventures at the crag. Whether you’re a first-time climber or lifelong expert, Durango’s access to hundreds of unique routes make it a year-round climber’s destination. Couple the year-round access with fall weather…