Durango, Colorado -
A Year-Round Destination
Durango. A Colorado classic.
Vacations in Durango
Colorado is a mountain lover's paradise. Located in the southwest corner
of Colorado, Durango has been a mainstay for tourists since its inception
in the 1880's. Durango rests in the Four Corners region neighboring
Utah, Arizona and New Mexico and is nestled at an elevation of 6,512
feet. From practically any vantage point in Durango, you will witness
the grandeur of the Needle Mountain Range and the stunning peaks of
the San Juan wilderness area. A town built upon mining, mountains & memories,
Durango will tug at your heart for a repeat visit!
Lodging & Accommodations
to Durango, Colorado
Lift Tickets & Activities
Durango, Colorado Travel & Tourism
with eager miners looking to stake their claim, Durango is now a year-round
destination encompassing authentic people and genuine smiles. Resting
in the beautiful San Juan Mountains of Colorado, Durango is home to
inspirational scenery, clean, crisp air, and a welcoming ambience. A
vacation in Durango needs no explanation. Whether you plan on visiting
Durango with friends, family, or a larger group, you will find Durango
will welcome you with open arms.
& Durango Ski Resort
The Purgatory & Durango Ski Resort defines the "Perfect Ski Resort".
With diverse terrain for all levels of skiers & unsurpassed views of the
rugged San Juan Mountains, a ski vacation to the Purgatory & Durango Ski
Resort is a must do!
more about the Durango Ski Resort
Durango, CO History
The historic and western town of Durango
was established in 1880 as a base camp for would-be miners.
At the time, miners knew that Durango was rich in precious metals,
but little did they know, Durango would become a gold mine of adventure.
more about Durango's unique history
About the Town of Durango
The town is named after Durango, Spain. The
word Durango originates from the Basque word "Urango" meaning "water
way to learn about the town of Durango is to come explore it yourself.
Let us guide you to your ultimate Durango holiday. To begin planning
your Durango vacation visit