With the holiday’s fast approaching, families are searching for the perfect way to come together and enjoy the season. Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad offers the perfect family winter experience with its annual Polar Express Train Ride. It’s time to bundle up, come aboard and relish in a magical evening of fun and fiction. Put on your pajamas and prepare to be awestruck as your train travels through the snow covered… Read More

Remember that movie, Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead? No? Well, too bad; we’re using that as our segue anyway. This is our version of “Things to Do in Durango Before You’re Dead,” also known as “Things to Do in Durango When You’re on Vacation.” Memorial Day is over, school’s out, and summer is on. That means you’re probably trying to figure out what to do in Durango during for your family vacation or for your summer trip. Well, look no further because… Read More

Sleigh bells ring…are you listening? Yes, Christmas is over, and yes, you’re probably sick of that song. But winter will be in full swing for months to come, and there’s no better time to enjoy the snow in the San Juan mountains — including an old-fashioned sleigh ride in Durango. Rapp Corral For the past 30 years, Rapp Corral has been offering horse-drawn sleigh rides. With five different sleighs — from a… Read More

Sure, Durango Oktoberfest will have lots of beer and some hints of German-Bavarian culture, but don’t miss out on an incredible cultural gathering this weekend in nearby Ignacio, Colorado: The 93rd annual Southern Ute Tribal Fair and Powwow. The weekend-long Powwow kicks off Friday night and goes through Sunday with most of the events taking place at the Sky Ute Fairgrounds in Ignacio, about 30 minutes southeast of Durango. The weekend is packed… Read More

It’s almost that time — time for the 2013 True West Railfest in Durango with all things railroad for train lovers. The Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is partnering with True West magazine to bring the True West Railfest to Durango Aug. 15-19 and to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the classic movie “Tombstone.” The festival offers five days of events, entertainment and opportunities to check out historic railorabilia (rail + memorabilia = railorabilia)…. Read More