Month: August 2015

Mesa Verde Tours: The History of our History

In order to understand a region and its culture, you have to learn its history.  To some people, this may sound like a chore not worth investing in.  To others, this might be the most exciting thing since the USA women’s team won the World Cup.  However, Mesa Verde National Park is a must visit […]

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad & Guided Jeep Tours

One of the most popular things to do in Durango is to ride the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and visit the mining remnants and ghost towns in the surrounding area.  Besides seeing gorgeous views provided by nature and early miners, these trips are a window into the past.  Here’s a synopsis of each […]

Animas River: 5 Positive Indications for a Healthy River

With the recent Gold King Mine spill, a lot of negative attention had been brought to the Animas River.  The Animas River is a huge part of the culture and lifestyle of the town of Durango, so locals were and are rightfully concerned about the affects this spill could have.  However, we are learning that […]

Piedra River Rafting

The Piedra River, located between Durango and Pagosa Springs, is a river you don’t want to miss.  As a highly regulated river, few people get to experience the adventure a Piedra River rafting trip provides.  With two sections offering different adventure levels, this remote, pristine area will take your breath away.     The Upper […]

River Rafting: Top 5 Safety Tips from Professionals

While enjoying the water on a river rafting trip, you should always have safety in the back of your mind.  You want to be proactive, not reactionary, to anything that could happen. Here are our top five tips to keep you and your loved ones safe on the river.     #1 Wear a PFD […]

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