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Overlook

100 More Ways to Spend Summer in Durango

Last summer, we shared 100 unique ways to spend the season in Durango. From farmers markets and music festivals to secret bars and rugged alpine hikes, our visitors enjoyed a jam-packed summer of wild mountain adventure. One year later, we’re adding 100 more bullets to your Colorado bucket list…

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…

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…

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…

Midsummer Events in Postcard Perfect Durango

As the rest of the country bakes in the blistering hot July sun, visitors to Durango are enjoying a mid-80’s summerfest at 6,500’ above sea level. With sun-shining, river-bubbling, breezy days in town, Durango is looking like a postcard perfect destination for summer vacation. With great weather…

The Road Cyclist’s Guide to Durango

With wide open roads, big western skies, and spacious bike lanes, Durango is more than a bike-friendly town. Here, cycling is a way of life where you’ll find more bikes than cars and hundreds of paved miles to explore. Home to Olympians, world champions, and one of the largest bicycling events in…

8 Unmissable Springtime Events in Durango

After months spent stoking the fire and snuggling under blankets, spring has officially sprung in Durango, Colorado. The sun is shining, wildflowers are blooming, animals are stirring, and we just keep skiing! We spent winter in awe, watching feet of snow fall from the sky. Now, with a triple digit…

Durango’s Favorite St. Paddy Festivities

Durango has a special gift for bringing the wonders of history to life. Whether visitors are dining and dancing at a chuckwagon supper, spectating a wild west shootout, or posing for an olde tyme portrait, the feeling is like stepping back in time. With the first month of spring at our doorstep…