Tag: Things to do in Durango

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 […]

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 […]

Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Has Some Wonderfull Secrets

The Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad completes any trip to southwest Colorado. Soaring 200 feet above the river valley along the canyon wall, it’s an amazing view. The Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is an experience like none other. The train weaves in and out of the jagged San Juan Mountains. It is a very […]

The Best Ways to See Fall Colors in the Southwest!

Fall is here! With the cooler temperatures bringing in the end of summer, the most recognizable way to know that winter is on it’s way in is the trees changing colors. Colorado has spectacular fall colors into the rugged mountains to make an incredible fall trip.   Take a Fall Colors Jeep Tour     Climb […]

Colorado Hot Springs: A Unparalleled Relaxing Experience!

    Hot spring mineral pools are one of the best ways to end a long day of adventures! The geothermal waters heal your body while you’re able to experience relaxation like you never have before, and Colorado has many natural mineral hot springs to offer! Check out our top 5 picks below.     […]

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 […]

Top 5 Reasons to Get Off-Road in Durango

Durango is an incredible town located in beautiful southwest Colorado with endless opportunities for off-road adventure. There are many different ways to explore the area but without a doubt, the best way to truly experience it is to leave the pavement behind and experience true Colorado. Below are our top reasons to get off-road in […]

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 […]

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