Durango, Colorado - Western heritage, coupled with sensational scenery, makes Durango, Colorado a world-class destination. Vacation In Durango!

Durango, Colorado - A Year-Round Destination
Durango. A Colorado classic.

Vacations in Durango
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!

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Durango, Colorado Travel & Tourism
Originally filled 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.

The Purgatory & 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!

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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.

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Quick Facts About the Town of Durango
The town is named after Durango, Spain. The word Durango originates from the Basque word "Urango" meaning "water town".

The best 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 our Durango Planning Guide.

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