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Navajo Lake

As we continue to enjoy summer, we love featuring various aspects of the lifestyle in Durango and the surrounding areas. One of the local favorites is Navajo Lake. Part of the lake is in Colorado (Arboles), and the other part is located in New Mexico. The dam is built on the San Juan River, and…
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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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Real Estate in the News

As the impact of Coronavirus continues to dominate news stories, real estate trends continue to adapt as well. We have compiled a few news articles that highlight some of the recent real estate news stories. Real Estate Becomes a Sellers’ Market: A Yahoo News article states, “Existing home sales spiked by a record 20.7 percent…
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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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La Plata County June Real Estate

We have the latest real estate transactions for the month of June, and we are glad to note it was a solid month with 106 total transactions. In fact, this is the exact same number of sales as June of 2019. This indicates the activity in April and May picked up, allowing properties to close…
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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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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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