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Instead of Mother’s Day brunch, here are some ideas for the best things to do in Durango for Mother’s Day.

This Presidents’ Day Weekend, the Durango train is running its Winter Photo Train and rides on the Galloping Goose No. 5!

If you’re thinking about a quick weekend getaway to Durango, you should think about the weekend of Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2. That’s the weekend of the annual Narrow Gauge Days festival, also lovingly known among locals as “Hot Dog Day!” Narrow Gauge Days is put on by the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad to celebrate the return of the Durango train’s roundtrip service to Silverton. During the long,… Read More

In case you haven’t heard, Saturday is Valentine’s Day, and if you’re looking for a last-minute Valentine’s gift, look no further. You bring the chocolate, and we’ll provide the wine — and the room, of course. We’re offering a sweetheart of a deal to romance your lover this weekend: As part of our “Share the Love” package, if you book a room directly through the Durango Quality Inn (call the hotel at 970-259-5373)… Read More

There are certain holidays that are just filled with pressure — pressure to have the best. time. ever. Halloween. New Year’s Eve. And, of course, Fourth of July. Every Fourth of July is a scramble to find the best barbecue, the coolest concert and the finest fireworks. It’s even more pressure when the Fourth falls on a Friday, which means you have to fill up a long weekend with fun! Well, we’re here to help. If you’re… Read More

It may be hard to tell whether you’re swaying with the rocking of the train or swaying with the rockin’ of the musicians during the fourth annual Durango Blues Train — but we’re willing to bet you’ll be swayin’ your hips and rockin’ out. This year, the Telluride Blues and Brews Festival, SBG Productions and the Durango and Silverton railroad are expanding the Blues Train to two — count ’em! — TWO weekends:… Read More

It’s never a good idea to “go off the rails” on Valentine’s Day — although V-Day can certainly have that effect on some people — but it’s a great idea to get on the rails with your Valentine this weekend. The Durango and Silverton railroad’s annual Romance on the Rails Train will leave the station Saturday morning. Romance on the Rails Train 9:30 a.m., Saturday, February 15, 2014 Romance on the Rails… Read More

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so now is the time (ahem, we’re looking at you, fellas) to be thinking about what to do, where to go and whether you need reservations to go there and do that. But why not expand V-Day beyond dinner to make it a Valentine’s weekend? You can do just that with a romantic getaway to Durango, Colorado. Our gorgeous little mountain town in Southwest Colorado… Read More