West Needle Mountains During the Winter by Drone
Ben Brewer, Visit Durango, Colorado
Benjamin Brewer

Benjamin Brewer is a neurodivergent writer, editor, backpacker, and all-around hooligan. In his off time, he enjoys cooking meals and watching Star Wars movies with his friends.

Hotels and Motels in Durango: An Introduction

Our town attracts visitors from all over the world—and it’s easy to see why. With its stunning natural beauty, rich history, and cultural attractions, this charming mountain town has no shortage of things to see and do. Whether you are here for a family vacation, a romantic getaway, or a solo…

Our 10 Favorite RV Parks Around Durango

If you're traveling by RV and looking for a place to stay in the Southwest, you'll find several RV parks in and around Durango with various amenities to fit your needs. The RV parks in the area are located in scenic spots with breathtaking views, and they provide easy access to outdoor activities…

A Guide to Snowmobiling in Durango

Snowmobiling in Durango, Colorado, can be an exciting winter activity. The area offers a variety of trails, ranging from beginner to advanced, that traverse through beautiful alpine forests, meadows, and high mountain passes. Durango is located in the San Juan Mountains, which offer stunning views…

A Guide to Snowshoeing in Durango

Durango, Colorado, is a winter wonderland offering many outdoor recreational activities. Snowshoeing is a popular pastime for visitors and locals alike, allowing hikers to explore the beautiful snowy landscapes. Snowshoeing trails can be found in the San Juan National Forest, surrounding the city…

10 Day Activities to Do in Durango

Durango, Colorado, is a vibrant mountain town that offers visitors a range of exciting activities to fill their days. Located at the junction of the La Plata and the San Juan Mountains, Durango is a hub for outdoor enthusiasts looking to explore the area's stunning natural beauty. Visitors can enjoy…

10 Places to See the Fall Colors Around Durango

Are you looking for a beautiful place to witness the fall colors? Durango, Colorado, is the place for you. As the leaves begin to change in September and October, the landscape transforms into a vibrant display of yellows, oranges, and reds. The high elevation of Durango means that the fall colors…

Fall Events in Durango

Fall in Durango, Colorado, is a thrilling time of the year. Our city has many exciting events and activities to offer locals and visitors, from the captivating Durango Cowboy Gathering to the vibrant Durango Arts Week to the breathtaking Animas Valley Balloon Rally. With stunning fall foliage…

Our 10 Favorite Bodies of Water in Durango

Here in Durango, Colorado, we’re surrounded by stunning natural beauty, including several lakes and rivers providing ample outdoor recreation opportunities. Whether you're looking to fish, kayak, paddleboard, or simply enjoy the views, the lakes and rivers around Durango offer something for…