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Overlook

7 Places to See Durango’s Fall Colors

For many, fall in Durango, Colorado is their favorite season. As the temperature drops, Durango sees a transformative change with the color changes that make the forests shimmer like gold. With so many places to explore in and around the Durango area, it's hard to figure out where to go to see…

48 Hours in Durango: Spending Fall with the Locals

Earlier this year, we highlighted the best 48 hour summer itinerary for the weekend traveler. We shared the trendiest destinations and unmissable events to be enjoyed during the summer months. Now with shoulder season underway, everything has settled down here in Durango. Many tourists have gone…

6 Reasons Durango is the Best Town to Spend Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving holiday can be hectic, but only if you let it. Why labor over a hot stove all day when you could be snowshoeing through the forest, fine dining in a historical city, or skiing Purgatory Resort on Opening Day? This holiday season, transform your break into a dream mountain vacation by…

8 Unique Ways to See Colorado’s Best Fall Colors

Fall in Durango is in full swing. Our San Juan National Forest has transformed into a fortress of red, yellow, orange, and gold. If you’re not here already, now is the perfect time to hop in the car and explore the fairytale world of southwestern Colorado and Durango. Plan to make your visit the…

10 Things to Do in Durango this Halloween

“When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours on Halloween.” This year’s October 31st may fall on a Wednesday, but that won’t stop Durango from celebrating with a full week of haunted shenanigans. Costume parties, ghost crawls, haunted houses, pumpkin patch train rides, and so much…

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…

Exploring the Kaleidoscopic Colors of Fall in Durango

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…

Enjoying Durango’s Lesser-Known Fall Activities

As the sun sets on summer time, the Durango community is settling in for a cozy, colorful fall. The season that gave ‘Colorful Colorado’ its name is a natural time for gratitude and reflection, bringing with it cooler weather, earthy smells, and new reason to explore the outdoors. The best fall…