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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…

5 Ways to Celebrate Halloween in Durango

With hiking boots, beanies, and puffy jackets retrieved from winter storage, it seems everyone is dressing as a mountain local for this year’s Halloween. October is more than a month of ghouls and goblins in Durango. It’s a magical time of fall colors, historic tours, and festivals. It’s a chance…

5 Reasons to bring your Big Game Hunt to Durango

As a cool, autumnal breeze descends into the Animas valley, hunters everywhere prepare for another great big game season. With both mid and high-elevation access to mule deer and elk herds, mountain goats, and bighorn sheep, Durango is an ideal headquarters for all southwestern big game activities…

Exploring the Kaleidoscopic Colors of Fall in Durango 2019

Sweater weather in Durango is here. Cool mornings, hot beverages, and crisp hikes make fall one of the most heartwarming and inviting seasons of the year. Thanks to a heavy winter, wet spring, and rainy summer, this fall is expected to be the most colorful in years. Pack your camera, wool socks, and…

The Animas Valley Balloon Rally Lights Up Durango

Once a year, the Animas Valley fills with the vibrant colors of nearly a dozen hot air balloons. At a time when fall colors are at their peak, the Animas Valley Balloon Rally brings new reason to celebrate the season. Now in its 4th year, this three-day fall event is both a local and visitor…

Finding Leisure and Luxury in Durango, Colorado

When you need a long weekend of peace and quiet, Durango is always here. It’s time to stop the office daydreaming and make your mountain escape a reality. Find calm, cool weather, and hot springs away from the buzzing cell phones and inbox. What are you waiting for? These are our favorite luxury…