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Overlook

6 Unique Winter Outdoor Adventures in Durango

Besides the obvious choice of skiing at Purgatory Resort, Durango opens to a whole world of outdoor adventure in winter. Whether you’re looking to try a twist on downhill turns or simply rest your quads, here are six recommendations for how to spend that extra day in town: Ice fishing Dress warm…

Seven of the Best Stargazing Destinations Around Durango

When the sun sets and darkness falls over Durango, something magical happens. Situated more than a mile above sea level, Durango enjoys very little light pollution and perfect weather for stargazing. Starry-filled nights provide time to step away from the chaos of day-to-day and enjoy something…

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…

An Adventure Packed Weekend with Durango Rivertrippers

Summer is the season of adventure in southwest Colorado, a time for mountain climbing, river rafting, and deep wilderness exploration. As one of the oldest, safest, and most convenient guide companies in town, few know adventure better than Durango Rivertrippers. This summer, join the Durango…

Irresistible Travel Possibilities through the Durango Airport

No matter where you are in the world, paradise is likely just a short flight away. With summertime nipping at our heels, it’s time to book those flights and mark your calendar for adventure in southwest Colorado! As the Durango airport prepares for a season of new non-stop flights, we’re daydreaming…

An Ode to Southern Colorado’s Animas River Valley

It’s hard to imagine a more quintessential mountain town than Durango, Colorado. Nestled in southwestern Colorado’s Animas River Valley and surrounded by rugged peaks, Durango feels like the Old West. The Animas River Valley is packed with history dating back thousands of years. Ancestral Puebloans…

8 Epic Fourteeners to Bag Near Durango

Summer means a lot of things in Colorado - hiking, rafting, fly-fishing, mountain biking and most importantly, peak bagging! Durango is perfectly situated between eight of the most breathtaking Colorado 14ers, making our town the perfect southern Colorado base camp. From Handies Peak to Mt. Eolus…

Day Trips to Take From Durango This Summer

Southern Colorado is an up-and-coming destination for families looking for a new way to unplug and reconnect. The Alpine Loop encircles the heart of the San Juan mountains and the Continental Divide making adventure endless. Check out these 6 summer trips to take in Southern Colorado brought to you…