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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…

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…

48 Hours in Durango: Weekend Warrior Special

Before moving to Durango four years ago, I made a point to spend every weekend possible in my favorite mountain town. A two hour flight between the DFW and Durango-La Plata airports marked the beginning and end of each weekend adventure, offering approximately 48 hours to spend hiking, riding…

The Top 8 Reasons to Fly to Durango

One of the greatest aspects of Durango is its secluded nature. Nestled among the San Juan Mountains, Durango is a mountain paradise that allows you to escape fast-paced city life and reach a more relaxed and refreshing state-of-mind. A common misconception is that because Durango is such a hidden…

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…

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…

Help Us Take Care of Our Backyard This Summer

An uncharacteristically dry winter season has brought drought to Southwest Colorado, which menas this summer our forests need even more love than usual! As of June 1st, Durango and the surrounding San Juan National Forest are under Stage 2 Fire Restrictions. Being located in such a dry, high-desert…

100 ways to Spend Summer in Durango 2018

Summer in Durango is pure magic, and not just for our festival list. Long, sun-filled days give way to star-filled nights, chased by sunrises so colorful you’ll remember it for the rest of your life. Summer is the season that turns longtime visitors into forever residents. Nobody can resist the…