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Looking for things to do in Durango for Spring Break? Look no further: Here are some fun ways to spend Spring Break in Durango

Here are some fun things to do in Durango on Thanksgiving break to keep your kids entertained (and educated)!

Summer vacation is in full swing, and there’s an awe-inspiring gem tucked into the corner of our own state: Mesa Verde National Park. Mesa Verde is the perfect destination to be the centerpiece for your vacation, whether it’s a quick road trip, a weekend getaway or a full-blown, weeklong southwest Colorado shindig of summery goodness. Durango is the largest city near Mesa Verde and sits 35 miles east of the park entrance. In addition to the Mesa Verde Visitor… Read More

The school year will be over before you know it, and summer vacation will be upon us. Even if you don’t have kids in school, everyone should plan a summer vacation — road trip in the family station wagon optional. Durango is a hub for all sorts of summer fun in southwest Colorado. Breweries, national parks, forests, rivers, hiking trails, biking trails, fairs, festivals — our little mountain town delivers big summer fun…. 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

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

Love is in the air. Elk love, that is. With roughly 265,000 elk in the state, Colorado is an elk mecca, and fall is their mating season. September and October mark the fall rut — “rut” meaning the bulls put on Barry White, light some candles and start wooing the ladies. Although much of the state’s elk population is in Rocky Mountain National Park north of Interstate 70, the San Juan National… Read More

Autumn is the perfect time to experience Mesa Verde National Park, and there’s no better way than the Wetherill Mesa Experience, a special hike that’s only available for one month starting this Friday. This is a limited-time offer, and if you call in the next five minutes, we’ll double your hikes! Wait, no. That’s not how that works. The Wetherill Mesa Experience will be available at 9 a.m. every Tuesday and Friday… Read More

Well, it’s that time of year. Summer is almost over, and the kiddos are getting ready to go back to school. But you could — and should, in our humble opinion — squeeze in one last late-summer-vacation hurrah before school starts. Mesa Verde National Park is the perfect place for a quick getaway for all you Coloradans, Arizonans, New Mexicans, Utahans (er, Utahns?) — heck, anyone who is looking for an easy road… Read More