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West Needle Mountains During the Winter by Drone

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…

Our 10 Favorite Lakes in Durango

Durango, Colorado, is a paradise for nature lovers, and one of the main draws to this area is its picturesque lakes. Surrounded by majestic mountains, these pristine lakes offer a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With crystal-clear waters, lush forests, and abundant…

The Rise of Action Sports in Colorado

Sitting around the office one day, I took a quick tally in my head. Out of the eight people in the Destination Management and Marketing team: Two people rock climb Four people resort snowboard and/or ski One person is a retired freestyle snowboarder Three people cross-country mountain bike…

8 things Durango is Famous For

Durango can be known for many things - big mountains, unbeatable skiing, and a historic narrow gauge are just a few that come to mind. However, there’s more to the southwest than meets the train. This wild western frontier found its footing as a mining town, but decades of hard work, love, and…

6 Ways to Spend Spring Break in Durango

I remember my first ever trip to Durango - a spring break vacation with the whole family. We stayed in a picture-perfect cabin outside Purgatory Resort and skied our whole week away. I fell in love with this little town and that trip is part of the reason I moved here. Since that vacation, I’ve met…

Best Weeknight Hangouts and Activities in Durango

Ski season is upon us and with it, the epic apres scene in Durango, Colorado. While the lift may stop running at 4 PM, the rest of Durango is just getting started. Fall into the mountain town routine and join locals at weekly activities happening every night. From group pub runs and trivia nights…

Meet the Dogs who Run Durango

There are many individuals who work behind the scenes of Durango to make your trip great. Most, but not all, have opposable thumbs. In Durango, we do everything with our animals. We eat, play, sleep and even work with our furry friends by our side. We owe a lot to our professional door greeters…

How to See the Most of Durango in Three Days

With so much to see and do in Durango, you could spend weeks here and not get it all in. But even if you only have a few days to spend in our mountain paradise, you can still experience the best that Durango has to offer! With the help of Mild to Wild Rafting & Jeep Tours, we’ll let you in on the…