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Moxie

Moxie is Visit Durango's famous Barketing Director. When she's not chewing on printer paper or zooming around the office, you can find her contemplating David Hume's bundle theory while trying to figure out why the neighbor's cat uses a litter box instead of a tree.

A Guide to Vallecito Reservoir

Durango, Colorado, is home to incredible places to play in the water. There's no shortage of reservoirs, rivers, streams, and alpine lakes to explore. One area that stands out is the town of Vallecito, located east of Durango. It is just a short drive from downtown Durango to the water's edge of…

10 Simple Ways to Keep Durango Clean

Every year in September, the nation unites on National Clean-Up Day. This year's clean-up day is scheduled for September 17. While we admire the idea of uniting on a single day to clean our local Durango grounds, we don't need to celebrate and clean just one day a year! In honor of National…

10 Simple Tips for Wild Mushroom Foraging

Did you know that Colorado is one of the most diverse wild mushroom ecosystems in the whole world? It's crazy to think that there are between 2,000-3,000 species of mushrooms in our state alone. It's no surprise that wild mushroom foraging and hunting have exploded over the years. Locally in…

Buying Carbon Offset Credits: Common FAQs

Carbon offset credits are a popular way to offset your carbon footprint and help reduce travel's environmental impact. While not a relevantly new concept, carbon offset credits have come into the mainstream conversation as efforts to reduce the impacts of climate change while traveling take a more…

10 Simple Ways to Protect Durango's Waters

Durango is home to some of the most beautiful rivers in Colorado. With the mighty Animas River flowing right through town- it's hard not to recognize the importance of Durango's water supply. Besides the Animas River, Durango has several lakes and reservoirs that all feed into the local watershed…

10 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Use

Many Durango residents are joining millions of people around the world by taking steps to live a plastic-free life. While this can be a daunting task to completely remove plastic from your life, there are some simple, actionable steps you can take right now to lower your plastic consumption. Every…

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…

Itinerary: Summer LGBTQ+ Friendly

Experience the beauty of Durango’s variety of trail systems and adventure during the day, and then take in all the energy of downtown’s lively nightlife and restaurant scene in the evening. Durango is the perfect place for both rugged and high-end adventures. Day 1 Ride the Durango & Silverton…

Itinerary: Summer Accessible Tour

Durango is blessed with a variety of accessible adventures, historic sites, galleries and adventures. Additionally, there are several organizations, including the Adaptive Sports Association, which offer accessibility rentals and guided tours. Durango is a friendly mountain town and strives to be a…

Itinerary: Summer Eco-Sustainable Tour

Have a green getaway! Durango has extensive trail systems, bike rentals and public transportation allowing for sustainable travel while visiting. Additionally, there are many in-town trails so you don’t have to travel far from downtown if you are seeking an outdoor adventure. Day 1 Breakfast at…