Downtown Durango and the North Main District are home to dozens of entrepreneurial and innovative shops, restaurants, galleries, and entertainment options. Take a stroll down Historic Main Avenue and savor the view of the mountains and feel the heritage still alive in the historic buildings. With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, Durango is a great place to visit year-round.It's all here waiting for you! Enjoy your visit to this beautiful town.
There is no shortage of things to do, unique events, shopping, and amazing food, and more in Durango during the winter months. Winter is a wondrous time in Southwest Colorado!EXPLORE
Located in the lush Animas River Valley, at an elevation of 6512 ft., Durango is rich in Western history. A thriving home for indigenous people, and beloved by the missionaries who made their way across the continent, as well as stalwart ranchers and farmers who made the Animas Valley their home, the town of Durango was officially founded in 1880 by the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. It continues to embrace its rich and diverse Western and Victorian Heritage - including the authentic coal-fired and now scenic railroad that draws an international audience.