Springtime in Durango (1 of 3)
Explore Durango
There's plenty to do and see in Durango any time of the year.
EXPLORE
Cuisine in Durango (2 of 3)
Restaurant Directory
The hardest part is picking which one to visit first!
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Mountain biking south of Durango (3 of 3)
Traveler Information
What to know when you visit Durango.
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Small town charm. Big town fun.

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 to visit! Enjoy your visit to this beautiful town.
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Welcome to Durango

We look forward to your visit. We have created a visitor resource page so that you know what to expect when visiting, what is open and how our community is staying safe and healthy. We want you to have a memorable experience at your next visit to our community.

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Activities

Things to do in and around Durango.

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Restaurants

So many restaurants, so little time.

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Lodging

Historic to modern, your pick.

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Shopping

Souvenirs, gifts, wardrobe updates.

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Durango Map

Get around easier with our map of businesses and attractions.

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Business

Resources for businesses.

A rich history and a bright future.

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.

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