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10 Outdoor Winter Activities to Try in Durango

Winter in Colorado is here, and what better way to spend it than trying something new! It’s no secret that Durango is a winter wonderland. With three ski resorts and hills surrounded by miles and miles of backcountry and snow-capped mountains, Durango is the perfect place to explore the snow and…

November Things to Do in Durango

Looking for something to do this November in Durango, Colorado? While November is in between the height of ski and snow-play season, there are still plenty of things to do around town. The colder temperatures of November clear the skies for star gazing, freeze the trails in the mountain areas for…

Our Favorite Trails to Snowshoe

Durango winters are meant to be savored, and just because there’s a lot of snow on the ground does not mean you have to give up long walks in nature. There’s nothing that quite compares to the quiet beauty of a hike covered in a gorgeous blanket of snow. Snowshoeing offers the perfect opportunity to…

Ski and Snowboarding Safety Tips

Skiing and snowboarding are winter’s great outdoor sports, and Durango is blessed with a mountain right outside of town, Purgatory Resort. With over 1,650 acres of skiable terrain, great conditions, and a wide variety of trails, Purgatory is an ideal place to shred. But with great powder comes…

Quick Weekend Winter In Durango

Guest post by the Durango Team, Wells Group. Winter in southwest Colorado is truly a wonderland with the powdered sugar-dusted trees, chilly weather perfect for bundling up, and a sense of the holidays in the air. Nature is ringing in the season with deep snow banks ready for skiing, sledding, or a…

10 Winter Gems to Explore in Durango

Although Durango is a year-round destination, the winters are particularly lovely. Our unique and gorgeous location tucked into the Animas Valley and surrounded by the San Juan Mountains means there are little nooks and crannies of amazing places and attractions. We’re here to help you find those…

Itinerary: Romantic Winter Durango Getaway

Durango is a wonderful location for a romantic “Hallmark-like” getaway with your true love. With so many things to do, a wide array of romantic eateries, and ample outdoor activities, any couple is sure to find something they will enjoy. We put together a couple’s getaway guide to help you plan the…

Kids Ski for Free at Purgatory Resort

A renowned family-friendly ski destination, Purgatory Resort has over 1,600 acres of terrain to explore. Enjoy the beautiful winter wonderland that is Southwest Colorado. Not only does Purgatory Resort offer a great ski adventure with a vertical drop of 2,000 feet, but they offer events such as…

Our Favorite Sleigh Rides in Durango

The magical season that is winter in Colorado holds all sorts of thrilling outdoor activities – skiing, snowboarding, sledding, and more. But if you’re looking for the ideal activity that combines a leisurely ride through nature that lends itself to the romantic, a sleigh ride checks all of the…

Our Favorite Places to Shop in Durango This Holiday Season

Our little mountain town really knows how to do holidays right, and historic downtown is the heart of Durango’s holiday cheer. The streets are decorated with lights and festive music echoes through the shops. Oh, the shopping! You will be amazed at all of the unique shops and boutiques we have to…