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By Ryan Poppe - Last Updated: Tuesday, November 5th, 2019.

3 Sensational Ski Resorts Near Durango, CODurango is best known as the home of the Durango Narrow Gauge Railway and for having access to some exceptional ski resorts, which are more affordable and less crowded than most. If skiing the San Juan Mountains is on your bucket list, here are three incredible skiing locations around Durango, CO.

1. Purgatory Resort

By far the most popular and amenity-driven ski resort around Durango for skiers of all experience levels, Purgatory Resort is a winter paradise for vacationers and locals. Purgatory Resort boasts seven amazing terrain parks, snowcat skiing and over 1600 acres of skiable terrain that whizzes one through unmatched scenery. Equipment and gear rentals are available in Purgatory Lodge, as well as restaurants, shops, lap pools, a private

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By Ryan Poppe - Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019.

The Best November Events in Durango, COWith the arrival of Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the bend, the community of Durango is brimming over with the spirit of giving, hopes of receiving and feelings of peace and joy. These three November events in Durango, Colorado are ideal for families and friends looking to embrace the season with some fun and frolic.

Polar Express Train—November 15 - January 2

The classic children's tale, The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg, has stimulated imaginations and brought holiday joy to readers for decades. Brought to the big screen in 2003 as a feature film, The Polar Express Train comes alive with all the favorite characters from this beloved Christmas Eve story right aboard the Durango Narrow Gauge Railroad, located at 479 Main Ave,

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By Ryan Poppe - Last Updated: Tuesday, October 8th, 2019.

The Best Art Galleries in Durango, COThe art scene in Durango, CO has quickly established itself as a premier location in the Southwest for both art and art lovers. The scenery, crisp air and inspiration found in this community seem to bring out the best work in painters, sculptors, thespians and craftspeople alike. There are galleries across town, but these are arguably the best of the best places to purchase and enjoy world-class art in Durango.

Sorrel Sky Gallery

Sorrel Sky Gallery is a special place that aims to present western artwork through fresh eyes by exhibiting works boasting a timeless presence melded with contemporary craftsmanship. At this downtown gallery, patrons will find precious paintings of oil, acrylics and mixed media alongside custom pottery and ceramics.

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By Ryan Poppe - Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24th, 2019.

October Is Fun in Durango! Check Out These EventsFall is a wonderful time to be living in or visiting Durango, Colorado. As the weather cools off and winter approaches, the people of Durango will be enjoying a variety of cultural events and festivities.

The calendar is full all throughout the month of October. When you're in Durango, you'll enjoy poetry readings and gatherings, comedy events, cultural events like play festivals, and an adorable children's Halloween get together in the downtown area. Read on to find out when these events are happening so you can be there when the fun takes place!

Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering

When: October 3-7

This 31st anniversary of the Cowboy Poetry Gathering is going to be the best one ever! With daytime poetry sessions and events, and nighttime

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By Ryan Poppe - Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10th, 2019.

Where to Go for the Best Bargain Shopping in Durango, COFlea markets are always going to be a time investment for shoppers, but those who go already know the time they invest is half the fun. It's the thrill of the hunt that makes shopping at the markets so rewarding, especially when shoppers end up finding exactly what they're looking for. Those searching for the best flea markets in Durango, Colorado should make it a point to add these favorites to their list.

Durango Flea Market

The official Durango Flea Market is held at La Plata Fairgrounds every Sunday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. (from May through October). Shoppers will have plenty of chances to peruse the tables through the warmer months and discover all types of amazing products. From the functional to the bizarre, this flea market attracts

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By Ryan Poppe - Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27th, 2019.

4 Fun September Events to Enjoy in Durango, ColoradoAt the start of the fall, Durango, Colorado comes alive with fun events to attend in September. These events give everyone in the community reason to come together and have a lot of fun. With so many options to consider, it can be difficult to know which ones to choose. To help out, residents and tourists are welcome to use this guide about the best September events in Durango CO.

Autumn Arts Festival

Hosted by the Durango Art Center, the Autumn Arts Festival is set to kick off its 25th year running on September 21st through 22nd. With this festival taking place all along 2nd Avenue, there will be an endless line of vendors showcasing their wares and foods for all to enjoy.

Visitors can view all the beautiful artwork around them to their

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By Ryan Poppe - Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13th, 2019.

Where to Find the Most Relaxing Spas in DurangoSometimes it just makes sense to take a day off from the chaos of everyday life and escape for a while. The spas in Durango, Colorado offer a picturesque outdoor setting of course, but it's the services that are sure to put every client in a better mood. The money and time spent at a spa will last for far longer than the length of the service. Visitors may find they're able to handle stress better days or even weeks after they really take some time to themselves. Here are just a few locations that fit the bill.


Woodhouse sets the mood immediately by ushering you into their quiet room. Guests can enjoy a refreshing alcoholic beverage or tea as they take in the majesty of the Animas River. Those who sign up for a manicure, massage, or

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By Ryan Poppe - Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019.

Wrap Up Summer With a Bang at These 3 Durango, CO Events in AugustAs summer winds down, the city of Durango heats up for one final hurrah in August with an array of fun and unique festivities ranging from family friendly to adults only. Here are three top Durango, CO events to wrap up the season with before the cooler weather arrives.

Bring the Family to the La Plata County Fair

August 7-11, 2019 at the La Plata County Fairgrounds the family event of the year will finally be here! Head out to the La Plata County Fair to view the most prized farm animals in the county including cattle, pigs, goats, rabbits, chickens and many more. Agriculturists will also be showing off their season's bounty, and there will be prizes and scholarship money galore for top winners in each category.

Kick up your heels at the

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By Ryan Poppe - Last Updated: Friday, July 12th, 2019.

Where to Go Shopping in DurangoRetail therapy has long been known to cure the ailments of the heart and soul. From residents who are looking to spend a day shopping in their hometown to visitors who are searching for the perfect souvenir to remember their trip by, there's always someone who is looking to spend a bit of money on something fun in Durango.

These are the best shopping locations in Durango, CO:

Durango Antique Market

For more than 10 years, the Durango Antique Market has been providing travelers and residents alike with the opportunity to purchase vintage items and authentic antiques from local vendors. This market is consistently rated as one of the best antiques stores in Durango, and it often boasts a full supply of jewelry, glassware, home decor, antiques

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By Ryan Poppe - Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25th, 2019.

Best Free Events in Durango, COHave a great time without breaking the budget. Durango and Southwestern Colorado offers plenty of free activities and events for individuals, couples and families.

Founded in 1880, the railroad may have hauled precious metals but it was the views that continued to be the main attraction in Durango. The new west thrives in Durango's historic downtown and can be seen in the cultural offerings and experiences of Native Americans. Explore the unique history of the area when making the most of the best free events and activities being served up in Durango.

Free Kid-Friendly Events

Keep an eye out for free outdoor movie nights in Durango. Three Springs Plaza plans host to an outdoor movie night on June 7th, starting at 8:30pm. Younger children and

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