Category: Best of Durango

Getting a Lay of the Land: Distances to All Our Major Trips

Getting a Lay of the Land: Distances to All Our Major Trips With so many adventure trips with locations all over the southwest, it can get a bit tricky visualizing their proximities. Read on to get a better idea of how close our trips are to one another!   Salt River The Salt River is […]

Actually Understanding Important And Astonishing River Ecosystems

Both the Upper and Lower sections of the Animas River flow right through the heart of the San Juan Mountains along and provide some of the most raging and fun-filled rafting in Colorado. The Animas River is the backbone of Southwest Colorado, specifically Durango. The locals take extra caution to care for the Animas River […]

Four Remarkable Shoulder Season Trips Crammed With Adventure

Planning a Durango CO Vacation can be tough because there are so many great adventures. What time of year should you visit Durango? In the travel industry, “shoulder season” refers to the time between the high and low seasons. For Durango the shoulder season occurs two different times each year. Fall and spring are the […]

A New Perspective on the Beautiful Dolores River Rafting

Dolores River Rafting is back! For the first time in over a decade the Dolores River will receive consistent flow releases from McPhee reservoir. That means consistent rafting on this extremely special and unique river. A true classic western river, the Dolores is on par with the greats: the Grand Canyon, the Salmon River and […]

Top 5 Hidden Gems of Durango

We all love Durango for its beauty and charm! But where are the true hidden gems and places that you need to discover while here? Check out our list of the top 5 hidden gems of Durango that we want to share with you!   The Bookcase & Barber     The Bookcase & Barber Shop is a hidden […]

Unique and Popular Durango Events You Can Not Miss!

Whether you are a participant or a spectator, summers are filled with unique Durango events you don’t want to miss! Summer in Durango is a one-of-a-kind experience. The tight-knit community features Durango events for everyone each month!   Iron Horse Bicycle Classic – May 28th     May 28th marks the annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. This event challenges […]

Durango Vacation: Soak It Up! The Best Hot Springs to Visit

When coming to Southwestern Colorado, one item on everyone’s list should be a visit to a hot spring.  These springs of geothermal heated water are said to have natural healing powers and health benefits.  They are great way to finish off any Southwest adventure whether it’s rafting, a Colorado jeep tour, exploring on the Durango train, […]

Durango Pizza: The Best Voted by the Locals

Durango Pizza: The Best Voted by the Locals There’s just something about a hand-tossed pie after shaking off the droplets from a day on the river or dust from trail-happy hiking boots. The wise one to utter that perfect word, “pizza”  immediately is crowned the hero of the day. For the cherry on top of […]

Durango Hiking: The Best Hikes from Locals

There are many beautiful Durango hiking trails to explore in and around the Durango area. The landscape surrounding Durango is packed full of breathtaking scenery and dramatic views. Taking a guided rafting trip or going on one of the many guided jeep tours are both excellent ways to explore this area and benefit from some […]

Best Breakfast in Durango

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so you need to start it off right.  If you’re not a local, the breakfast options in Durango may seem overwhelming at first.  Here’s a locals guide to where to find the best Durango breakfast.   Carvers   If you thought Carvers Brewing was just a […]

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