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Overlook

Durango is the Shoulder Season Destination You Deserve

Shoulder season — that prime travel period between peak and non-peak season — is a perfect time to snag cheap flights, cozy lodging, and alone time in your favorite mountain town. For a quiet November retreat equipped with cool weather, zero crowds, and plenty of outdoor activities, Durango is a…

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…

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…

An Insider’s Guide to the Million Dollar Highway

The Million Dollar Highway, a two-lane blacktop between Durango and Ouray, is part of the 236-mile-long San Juan Skyway that squiggles through the rugged San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado. The skyway, a designated All-American Byway, is one of the state’s must-do scenic drives with mile…

The Top 4 Durango Adventures!

Make your summer an exciting one with these fun and exciting adventures! Located in the heart of Southwest Colorado, Durango offers everything from rafting to ancient ruins, with no shortage of adventure in between. Here are our picks for the four can’t-miss adventures to experience in Durango. 1.)…

11 Reasons to Make Durango Your Summer Destination

1. It’s easier than ever to get here. Returning for a second year, the direct, seasonal flight from Los Angeles, as well as daily direct flights from Denver, Dallas, and Phoenix, make it easier tahn ever to get here. Plus, we’re just a short (and beautiful) six hour drive from Denver or seven hour…

Introduction to Cascade Canyon Ice Climbing

Cascade Canyon offers easily accessible ice climbing in a beautiful setting surrounded by frozen waterfalls and a crystal blue/green pool. A popular destination for rock climbing in the summer, Cascade Canyon transforms into a frozen winter wonderland, offering a great place to learn how to ice…

12 Love-Filled Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day in Durango

With our snow-capped peaks, cozy distinction, and unbeatable scenery, Durango, Colorado is the perfect place to show your love to your Valentine! Here are 12 ideas to make your Valentine’s Day celebration special and full of lovely memories. 1. Spend a night in an intimate mountain setting. Nothing…

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…