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Weekend in Durango Fall Itinerary

Name: Beth Lueck Born: Denver, CO Age: 30 Job: Marketing Coordinator at the Durango Area Tourism Office Hobbies: hiking, reading, watching The X-Files, snuggling my dog, Googling pictures of animals doing human things Introduction: I grew up in Durango, leaving before I started high school. After…

Top 5 Things to do in Durango This Fall

Besides the gorgeous fall colors our Aspen trees flaunt, Durango is full of reasons to visit us this fall. You can print this off and use it as your adventure itinerary for the final days before the snow flies. 1. Take a unique train ride this fall with the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge…

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…

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…

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…

10 Guided Tours in Durango You Can’t Miss

What better way to experience Durango like a local than with a local? On a guided adventure, visitors gain VIP access to some of our most beautiful sights, secret views, and historic hideaways. Soar the skies in a Piper Comanche, mush professional sled dogs through the national forest, chase the…

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…