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It can be tough to keep sugar-powered kiddos entertained during the long, school-less stretches of winter break, but here are some fun, kid-friendly things to do in Durango over Christmas break.

The 2016 Hesperus Ski Swap will be held Saturday, Nov. 5, at the La Plata County Fairgrounds in Durango, Colorado.

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

As the first signs of snow begin to dust the Colorado Rockies, our thoughts can’t help but turn to the most important time of year: ski season. Is it too early to discuss opening day at local ski resorts? No way. Here’s what we know about opening days coming to a ski resort in the San Juan Mountains near you: Durango Mountain Resort (Purgatory) Durango Mountain Resort, or the artist formerly known as… Read More

Well, guys. It’s almost that time. Yep. It’s almost time to pack it up, say your goodbyes and do your grieving because ski season is just about over. We know. It’s sad, but there’s no better way to see off the season than with a final hurrah on the slopes. Durango Mountain Resort (Purgatory) Closing Day at Durango Mountain Resort, aka Purgatory, is March 30, and the ski resort will be throwing… Read More

Say “Colorado” and “skiing” in the same sentence, and many people think of the ski resorts lining Interstate 70: Vail. Aspen. Keystone. Beaver Creek. Blah, blah, blah. (Not that we’re bitter). But Durango is just minutes from two ski areas in Southwest Colorado’s San Juan Mountains. In addition to Durango Mountain Resort (formerly known as “Purgatory”), which is about 30 minutes north of Durango, Hesperus Ski Area is just 11 miles west of Durango… Read More