Tag: Durango Lifestyle

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Alpine Weddings

Durango offers magnificent nature-scapes like the Animas River and the many mountain ranges all around. Is there a more beautiful place to get married? Here are some lodging, venues, and reception area ideas featuring everything Durango represents! Purgatory Resort is 30 minutes north of town and, while known for its ski runs, it also offers…
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2021 Animas River Days

A highly anticipated Durango event is back! June 3-6, 2021 river rats from far and wide will join us on the Animas River for events such as river surfing, stand-up paddling, freestyle and slalom kayaking, and an inflatable rodeo. To end it in comradery, the festival finishes with the local favorite costume parade where floaters…
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Fresh Eats

A new fast-casual restaurant has opened up on North Main! Brought to you from the Zia Taqueria team, Sage is another affordable and delicious lunch and dinner option! Their website states that they are staying true to the core principles they built Zia on 15 years ago: “Buy local. Support the community. Strive for environmental…
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Preparing for Spring Gardening

Walking through town you can sense that spring is here, the smell of new grass emerging, buds on the trees forming and the early season perennial flowers popping up. It is a wonderful sign of new life and warmer weather on its way. Whether or not you are planning a big garden or a few…
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Arriving at DRO

Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) is welcoming back Frontier Airlines! The company’s slogan “low fares done right” will offer affordable nonstop flights to Las Vegas’ McCarran Intl. Airport and Denver Intl. Airport as soon as early June. Having Frontier servicing Durango again will be the fourth major US airline visitors and locals have to choose…
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Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

The 49th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic will be returning this year and although this event will look different than in years past, it is a great event that generates excitement throughout our community and helps boost the local economy. The history of this fun event started years ago with a fun brotherly bet. Brothers…
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Durango Bump-Out Project

Most everyone has had to implement some kind of adjustment into their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic and the downtown businesses in Durango are no exception. The City of Durango allowed the businesses to take part in the Bump-out project last year which is a state wide program. What is the Bump-out program? It is…
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Spring Skiing at Purgatory

Spring break is upon us and what a perfect time to get some ski days in up at Purgatory resort before the season ends. Spring skiing can be some of the best here in southwest Colorado. While the snow is starting to melt in lower elevations, up in the higher elevations the snow is sticking…
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Benefits of House Plants

Getting the itch to dig in the garden, but there is still snow on the ground? Adding some new house plants is an easy way to get your hands in the dirt and add some new life to your space. Working with house plants can be therapeutic, help boost your mood and help improve the…
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Back Country Skiing

One of the many reasons Durango is so appealing is the outdoor recreation that is available year round. No matter the season the four corners area provides adventure and excitement. During the warmer months you can experience hiking, biking, camping, climbing and so much more. In colder months you have cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, backcountry…
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