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Shop Local Day

Looking for the Perfect Gift? These 5 Local Shops Always Deliver! Get outside and hike off Thanksgiving dinner. Put up Christmas decorations. Treat yourself to a massage, salt float or soak in the hot springs. The point is that you’ve clearly got better things to do on Black Friday than join the…

Durango-Ho-Ho-Ho: 6 Holiday Events to Make the Season Bright

Twinkly lights, evergreen wreaths, and your own foggy breath suspended in the crisp, cold air each play an essential role in why Durango is consistently voted one of the most Christmas-y towns in America. This holiday season, bring your family to the heart of the magic and take home the gift to…

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…

5 Reasons to bring your Big Game Hunt to Durango

As a cool, autumnal breeze descends into the Animas valley, hunters everywhere prepare for another great big game season. With both mid and high-elevation access to mule deer and elk herds, mountain goats, and bighorn sheep, Durango is an ideal headquarters for all southwestern big game activities…

Exploring the Kaleidoscopic Colors of Fall in Durango 2019

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…

Let Kids be Kids in Durango, Colorado

When the computer screen, after-school schedule, and video games take over, it’s time to plan a vacation close to nature and close together. Fresh air, red dirt, and big mountains are just what the doctor ordered for the extra busy family. In Durango, families can unplug and unwind with a perfect…

The Extreme Vacation for the Adventurous Family

To the diehard daredevil who became a dad, To the venturous warrior who became a mom, For the bold, intrepid family living a limitless life, This one's for you. Durango, Colorado — a quaint mountain town with great food and an idyllic shopping scene — is more than meets the eye. Home to artists…

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…

Top 5 Places to Dip your Paddle in Durango

From the bow of an inflatable paddleboard, visitors gain intimate access to Durango’s most vibrant aquatic areas. Alpine lakes, rivers, and reservoirs, pristine with snowmelt, invite exciting adventures beyond the red dirt trails. Whether you’re looking for a change in perspective or a new fitness…