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Studies show, time and time again, that travel is beneficial to your health!  If you’re having trouble deciding where you want to journey next, go out West to stay in the historic, scenic town of Durango, Colorado.  This charming mountain town is full of attractions that draw countless visitors all year long.  Discover how to have the best Durango vacation and start planning yours today!

5 Ways to Experience the Best Durango Vacation

  1. Savor an Amazing Meal

The most important element of Durango tourism is, of course, the food!  Durango has numerous restaurants to grab a bite, ranging from classy to casual dining.  James Ranch has some of the best burgers and sandwiches you’ll ever have, all made from the finest local ingredients; they also host a variety of events, such as live bands, for an entertaining night!  Rice Monkeys serves exquisite Asian food if you have a more exotic palate, and Steamworks Brewing Company is a local favorite for those who appreciate a hand-crafted brew with their meal.

  1. Hit the Slopes

Colorado is widely known as one of the best locations for skiing and snowboarding; the Durango area, in particular, averages about 300 sunny days per year in addition to receiving approximately 260 inches of snowfall annually.  These fantastic weather conditions, combined with its diverse terrain and stunning scenery, create the most amazing environment for an unforgettable skiing experience!  When looking for the best slopes for your Durango ski vacation, there are several areas to choose from.  Purgatory is a great spot for all ages and skill levels; there’s also Kendall Mountain Ski Area, which is ideal for families with children, and the Silverton Mountain, a more challenging run for advanced skiers.

  1. Explore the Great Outdoors

With its countless, colossal mountains and vibrant forests, the scenery in Durango, Colorado, provides some of the most picturesque views you will ever encounter.  Visit the Mesa Verde National Park to see ancient, archaeological sites and hike along impressive trails.  Santa Rita Park is a great location for playing sports in the beautiful, Colorado weather as they have volleyball courts, soccer fields, basketball courts, and horseshoe pits.

  1. Travel Back in Time

Learn all about this city’s background and culture during your Durango travel!  The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad & Museum has genuine artifacts tracing back to the origins of the area; you can also take a ride on their train to see breathtaking views of Colorado.  Set aside some time to browse through the Animas Museum to get a glimpse of what Durango was like back in the early 20th century; they possess hundreds of photographs, artifacts, and archives that all were found in La Plata County, years and years ago.

  1. Stay in the Best Lodging

Settle down in the finest Durango lodging to thoroughly enjoy your Colorado experience! Durango Colorado Vacations has remarkable rentals, including lofts, houses, cottages, villas, and penthouses, all throughout the area.  Each of our properties contains luxurious amenities and unparalleled features.  Don’t hesitate and miss your opportunity- check our availability today!
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