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Do as the Locals Do!

Thanks to @atasteofriceandbeans for this great shot of jeeping in La Plata Canyon!

From the best mountain biking trails to the best historical experiences, three Durango locals share their can't-miss summer adventures. See their picks, from the adrenaline pumping to the family-friendly, and experience our locals' favorite adventures for yourself!

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Mild to Wild Rafting & Jeep Tours:
Your Southwest Adventure Begins Here

From the towering Rocky Mountain peaks of the San Juans to the legendary whitewater of the Southwest, Mild to Wild Rafting & Jeep Tours are your Southwest adventure experts. Enrich your life with an escape in the outdoors where you'll create a deeper connection with nature, family and new friends.
Explore Durango's Best Adventures Today

Start planning your Durango vacation today with our free travel planner.
And for even more trip ideas, download our tour app.


Sip Your Way Through Southwest Colorado

Southwest Colorado is a craft beverage-lover's paradise! With over 40 independent producers of craft beverages spanning 11 different regions, you can travel across the entire corner of the state and taste something different in each place.

Pick up your free Tasting Passport at area Welcome Centers and get it stamped at each participating business you visit. Once you've collected 6 stamps, turn it back in to the Durango Welcome Center for a prize. You'll also be entered into our grand prize drawing for a return trip to the region in 2019!

Get your Passport today and start sipping. Happy discovering!

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Paddle and Play: Get on the Water in Durango

From rafting down the Animas River, stand up paddle boarding on Vallecito Lake, or water skiing on Lake Nighthorse, Colorado's newest lake, Durango has a body of water for every taste. Relax and find solitude on a secluded alpine lake, or catch some waves as you speed across a stunning reservoir, surrounded by Colorado's best scenery.
Plan Your Day on the Water

Current Information on the 416 Fire

Yes, Durango is open! Thank you to all our friends and followers for the many calls and the ongoing show of support. Please click here for up-to-date information on the 416 Fire, located on the San Juan National Forest approximately 10 miles north of Durango.
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New Travel Deals Added

Visit our Travel Deals page now to see special offers from local Durango hotels, restaurants, and attractions.

Upcoming Events

Don't miss any of the action at these upcoming events!

Durango Farmers Market: Every Saturday

Durango Flea Market: Every Sunday
Happy Hour Yoga at Ska Brewing: Every Monday
Storytime at Maria's Bookshop: Every Tuesday
Acoustic Jam: Every Tuesday and Wednesday
True West Rodeo: Every Wednesday
Free Concert at the Park: Every Thursday
Live Coffee Roasting at Animas Chocolate Company: Every Thursday
Friday Nights at Fox Fire Farms: Every Friday
Race Across the West: June 12-16
Paula PoundstoneJune 15
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