Durango, CO

Durango, Colorado is nestled in the Animas River Valley surrounded by the San Juan Mountians. This family vacation area offers snowy weather on top of the mountain and flowery springtime splendor at the base. Durango is near five major ski areas, including Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort, located twenty-five minutes north of downtown. Other Colorado outdoor activities include; mountain biking, hiking, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, fishing, snowmobiling and the Durango train.  Mesa Verde National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its Ancestral Puebloan Cliff Dwellings is located thirty-five miles west of Durango. Durango is most known for the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, a heritage railway, which travels from Durango to the historic mining town of Silverton, Colorado on steam-powered trains with rolling stock dating back to the 1920s and before. Durango is also home to the Snowdown Festival, an event which occurs the last Friday of January or the first Friday of February. Many local businesses hold competitions throughout the week, including a beard growing contest, joke off, hot wing eating contest, beer plunge, and many others. Durango also hosts the annual Music in the Mountains summer music festival.
  • U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton said Tuesday there&#';s little chance a &#";clean&#"; renewal of controversial government surveillance programs would pass the House of Representatives.The Patriot Act provisions are set to expire Sunday night, and President Obama warned lawmakers Tuesday to reauthorize the...
  • A former Fort Lewis College football player has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery last month at an ATM at the Bank of the San Juans in Durango.Maurice Anderson, 30, was arrested Friday evening at the Sky Ute Casino in Ignacio on suspicion of felony robbery and assault, according to a news release from the Durango Police...
  • It&#';s not just your imagination &#-; Durango already has experienced its wettest May in at least 16 years, and more rain may be on the way.By Tuesday, 2.9 inches of precipitation had fallen at Durango-La Plata County Airport. Records at that location date to 2000. The second-wettest May came in 2011, when 1.29 inches...
  • Meetings and EventsKiwanis of the Narrow Gauge meeting, 6:45-7:30 a.m., Carver Brewing Co., 1022 Main Ave., 375-0079.Daybreak Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m., Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave., 749-6332.Sunrise Yoga, 7-8 a.m. and 8:15-9:15 a.m., Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County, 2750 Main Ave., $5,...


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Downtown Durango Main Street, Durango, Colorado!
Durango Mountain Resort