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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 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…

10 Reasons to Try XC Skiing this Winter

The world’s best workout is also one of the most fun, relaxing ways to exploring the San Juan National Forest. Cross country skiing is easy to learn and offers a variety of opportunities for those visiting Durango. Not just for olympic athletes and sports enthusiasts, these are our top ten reasons…

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…

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…

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…

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.)…