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.
  • Free Zumba and PiYo classes offered Free fitness classes are open to the public to introduce new instructors at Core Value Fitness Center, 208 East Animas Road (County Road 250). Beginners are welcome, and no reservations are needed. Donna Middleton will teach Zumba from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday. Zumba is a...
  • Meetings and EventsOld Fort Farm Stand, 1-4 p.m., west side Student Union, Fort Lewis College.Line dancing, 1:30-4 p.m., Durango/La Plata Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave., 382-6428.Public comment meeting on the U.S. Highway 160 Access Plan, 3-7 p.m., Bayfield Town Hall, 1199 Bayfield Parkway, Bayfield, 884-9544,...
  • Atmos Energy customers will likely get a slight break on their winter bill, the company announced recently.The company will ask the Colorado Public Utilities Commission on Oct. 29 to decrease rates by 4 percent for residents and 5 percent for commercial customers effective Nov. 1.For local customers, this translates into an...
  • DENVER &#-; Colorado Attorney General John Suthers is the latest to weigh in on a proposed federal water rule, writing to environmental officials to oppose it.The state&#';s chief attorney, a Republican, raised local control and economic issues related to the proposed expansion of regulatory authority over streams and...
  • IGNACIO &#-; Mergers and acquisitions, which reached about $315 billion in the U.S. in 2013, are only expected to keep rising, an investment banker said Wednesday.&#";It&#';s going to keep going up,&#"; said Andre Trudell, managing director of UMB Financial Corp.Trudell was among the panelists at the eighth...


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