Tag: Durango Lifestyle

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Local Golf Options

If you’re looking for an outdoor sport with beautiful views, golf is a fantastic option. It allows players to be outside and still social distance. Durango has three local courses, and they all offer gorgeous panoramas. Hillcrest Golf Course lies right on top of Durango, overlooking the Animas River Valley and La Plata Mountains. They…
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Explore Mesa Verde

When was the last time you visited Mesa Verde? Most Durango residents (and even many visitors to the area) have visited Mesa Verde and seen the “main” cliff dwellings. However, there is so much more to see and do at the National Park, and now is the perfect time to take advantage of some of…
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Local Fourteeners

As we all find creative ways to explore and practice social distancing, we are continually grateful to live in a place that offers space and distance for adventures. One of Colorado’s unique features is our Fourteeners—Peaks above 14,000 feet. Colorado has roughly 58 of these beautiful peaks, and we live close to a few. One…
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Community Concerts Reimagined

One of the unique aspects of the pandemic we have all seen is the creative thinking and ideas of so many people. We have all had to make new traditions, think “outside of the box” for special occasions, and find new ways to entertain ourselves. On a local level, we have seen this with a…
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Fourth of July

Fourth of July week is upon us, and even though this year may look a little different, there are still plenty of options in and around Durango to celebrate the holiday. The annual fireworks show will not be occurring this year due to fire danger, but we’ve added some other ideas below to enjoy the…
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The Importance of Patio Staging

As we have all spent more time at home recently, there has been an uptick in home improvement projects during time staying at home. Along with that, this is the time of year homeowners spend the most time outside (summer in Durango is gorgeous)! One of the most important areas outside is a patio or…
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More Good News for Durango

Good news keeps coming for Durango’s reopening in the wake of Coronavirus. The Durango Business Improvement District has created a program that allows businesses to utilize outdoor space along Main Street and adjacent parts of right of ways. Named “Bump Outs for Businesses,” this is a way to allow downtown businesses to continue operating and…
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Purgatory Opens for Summer Activities

June 20 marks an exciting day for Durango—Purgatory opens for the summer season! Each year, Purgatory hosts several fun activities for locals and tourists alike, and we are excited to see 2020 is no exception. Of course, most people know it as our local ski resort, but summertime is also a fun time to enjoy…
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Lake Powell

Each week we feature a lifestyle blog on activities in and around Durango. This week, our feature is not on a Durango activity, but It’s a local favorite place to visit: Lake Powell. Many of us venture to Lake Powell throughout the year—whether for fishing, hiking, or boating and water activities, there is a plethora…
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The Animas River

One of our favorite features about Durango is the Animas River, as it runs through the middle of town. For years, this river has provided a variety of outdoor adventures. According to this article on the Duranglers website, “The Animas River is the major stream draining the high alpine terrain of the Needle Mountains. It…
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