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Quality Inn Durango’s “Stay and Ski” deal gives 15-25 percent off your room or a free night with the purchase of Purgatory lift tickets!

There are so many fun things to do in Durango over Christmas, it’s tough to narrow it down. Here are some special events that should land on your calendar.

Opening day at Purgatory Resort and other Durango ski resorts, including Hesperus and Wolf Creek, is just around the corner!

Want a Valentine’s weekend in Durango you won’t soon forget? How about skipping the usual romantic comedy and opting, instead, for a once in a lifetime experience? Durango’s Purgatory Resort offers guided snowshoe tours, which could be the perfect way to make a special memory with that special someone for the upcoming holiday. Tours start at $45/per person and include a guide, lift ride up the mountain and your snow shoes. Once… Read More

What is snowbiking you ask? Is it for everyone you query? Where on earth can I learn to do such a strange activity you inquire? Wonder no more, here is an introduction to the new world you didn’t know you were dying to try. What is Snowbiking? It’s the newest way to shred, carve and curve up the pow pow. (Sorry, that won’t happen again) A snowbike is a bike that has… Read More

Purgatory Mountain kicked of it’s 50th season on November 21, 2015. Here is a brief history and introduction to this hidden gem located in Southwestern Colorado. History Formally Durango Mountain Resort, Purgatory Mountain has recently gone back to its original namesake when controlling ownership changed hands in 2015. James Coleman purchased the resort assets at the beginning of the year. (http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_27597794/sale-durango-mountain-resort-finalized-name-change-back) The resort’s real estate rights continue to be held by the… Read More

Ah, Spring Break. It used to be all about bikinis, booze and bad decisions in Cancun or Cabo. Amiright? These days, assuming you’re an adult, you don’t get Spring Break — but that doesn’t mean you can’t take one. And, if you’re a parent, your children get Spring Break, and that means it’s a good excuse to take a family vacation and see some new sights. With or without kids, Spring Break is a… Read More

OK, guys. We know you haven’t even thought about Valentine’s Day yet. Or girls. Girls forget, too, believe it or not. So all y’all forgettin’-Valentine’s-Day-types, listen up: Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday this year, which is pretty great because it means you can get away from the V-Day dinner and turn it into a romantic weekend getaway in Durango. To help you figure out what to do, we’ve rounded up some ideas… Read More

Who doesn’t love skiing in the beautiful Colorado, and San Juan Mountains? Now you have a reason to love it even more when you book our ski package, and get discount lift tickets to Purgatory at Durango mountain resort. Book your room at the Quality Inn in Durango, and your ski passes at the same time, and get 25% off. You can check daily snow reports at Durango Mountain Resort, which is… Read More

You don’t have to go to Alaska to experience dog sledding. You can do it in the San Juan Mountains! Durango Dog Ranch offers a variety of dog sledding tours and trips, from a quick trip to being able to drive the sled yourself. Dog Sled Rides – Hourly On Dec. 13, Durango Dog Ranch began offering hourly dog sled rides at the base of Durango Mountain Resort. The trips leave hourly between 9… Read More