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Overlook

Care for Durango Travel Tips and Safety

Thanks to the Durango community for staying home and following the guidance of public health orders, La Plata County has some of the lowest case counts of COVID-19 per capita in Colorado. Social distancing, face coverings, and strong partnerships between public health, businesses, and government…

Best Mountain Biking in Durango

The rumors about Durango are true. From the easy flowing loops to the downhill classics and dangerously addictive alpine hairpins, our town is home to hundreds of miles of delicious singletrack. And, it’s some of the best. Mountain bikers have come from all around the country, and sometimes the…

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 Fun Activities to Beat the Shelter-in-Place Blues

Simple Ways to Keep Your Mind and Body Active With all the chaos globally due to COVID-19, we are all being encouraged to distance from restaurants, bars, crowded places, and even quarantine in your home, when necessary. This means enduring hours of indoor time, surrounded by snacks, dressed in your…

5 Ways to Recover from Snowdown

If you’re planning a trip to Durango’s 42nd Annual Snowdown from January 29 till February 2, stay an extra day in the area to recover from the time of your life. From kicking back at a spa to a heart-pumping hot yoga session, check out these five expert tips for getting you out of your costume…

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…