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.
  • Break out the wigs, face paint and crazy costumes. It&#';s Halloween once again, with many events going on at various locations throughout town. However, it&#';s important to remember to be safe, first and foremost.According to the National Safety Council, falling down is the No. 1 cause of injuries that children incur on...
  • DENVER &#-; Ghosts, goblins and monsters will soon walk Colorado neighborhoods in search of candy. While Halloween is a time for fun and treats, it&#';s also a night full of dangerous situations.A child is four times more likely to be hit and killed by a car on &#";beggar&#';s night&#"; than any other time, said Dawne...
  • As river basins around the state, including one here in Southwest Colorado, make their plans for water management, advice from the ancestral Puebloans might come in handy.That&#';s the premise of &#";Colorado Experience,&#"; which will air on Rocky Mountain PBS at 7 p.m. today and 2:29 p.m. Friday. It will feature...
  • DENVER &#-; Survivors of alleged sexual abuse by priests have come forward to criticize Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez for fighting legislation that would have made it easier for them to file civil lawsuits against churches.The state measures, from 2006 and 2008, would have allowed a window for alleged victims to sue...


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Durango Mountain Resort