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The Polar Express aboard the Durango train is a Christmas tradition for kids and adults alike.

  New Year’s Eve at Durango Mountain Resort Durango Mountain Resort is putting on the Ritz for New Year’s Eve. Revelers can enjoy the “Torchlight Parade” that will wind its way down the slopes of Purgatory followed by a fireworks display. There will be an early bird, family-friendly “ball drop” at 10 p.m. at Paradise Pizzeria and Ice Creamery, which will also have a hot cocoa and s’mores bar for anyone who wants… Read More

Christmas is nearly upon us, and we say “upon us” because it really does seem to pounce, doesn’t it? Sheesh. And Christmas isn’t the only big shebang that’s only a couple weeks away; Fort Lewis College graduation for the fall semester is also just around the corner. That means plenty of family will be in town, and that means they’ll be looking for things to do in Durango. We all know about the Durango train’s… Read More

The holidays are pulling into the station, which means one thing in Durango: The Polar Express train is set to depart! Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s annual Polar Express train will start running to the North Pole on Nov. 22 and will continue through Jan. 3, so put on your pajamas and get ready to ride the rails! Be sure to check the schedule as departures times and dates vary. The… Read More

The Thanksgiving holiday can be a tough time to keep everyone entertained. The kids are on break from school, the college students are home for the week, and your family’s visiting from out of state — and everyone’s bored. Thanksgiving can mean a whole lotta people with a whole lotta time on their hands leading up to the big day. If you’re looking for something to do (or something to keep your family… Read More

Start a new family holiday tradition this year aboard the Durango and Silverton railroad’s Polar Express train! The Polar Express doesn’t leave the station for another three weeks, but if you want a seat aboard the magical holiday train, you should buy your tickets now. Tickets sell out quickly (especially for premium seats) on the Durango train’s Polar Express, so be sure to reserve your spot to meet Billy, the conductor, the elves… Read More