Old Fashioned Sleigh Rides, plus Santa!
Dec12

Old Fashioned Sleigh Rides, plus Santa!

Enjoy the Colorado winter by horse drawn sleigh! Warming hut pavilion for hot cocoa sipping!! Regular sleigh rides are available through January 20th, but you can also enjoy a Santa Sleigh Ride from December 16th to the 24th.  See rappcorral.com for more info and booking. Rapp Corral has offered custom horse drawn sleigh rides in the winter wonderland between Durango and Purgatory Ski Area since 1984. Sleigh rides are a great idea for...

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Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride on Main Avenue

Image:Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride on Main Avenue Enjoy an enchanting horse drawn sleigh ride down Main Avenue with San Juan Sky Outfitters. The open sleigh departs from the Historic Strater Hotel on Friday and Saturday evenings or by appointment. Fore more information visit www.strater.com or call 970-247-443.  

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Durango Christmas Events 2019
Nov26

Durango Christmas Events 2019

Durango sure knows how to do the holidays!  Get out there, sing some songs, meet Santa and spread some Christmas cheer! Singing with Santa Start the holiday season with Singing with Santa. This annual event which takes place the day after Thanksgiving. Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus and march on Main Avenue while singing Christmas carols at this fun meet-up. Singing with Santa will take place at 6 p.m. Friday the 29th at TBK Bank, 259 West...

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Traveling This Holiday? Remember These Home Safety Tips
Dec28

Traveling This Holiday? Remember These Home Safety Tips

This time of year, many will be traveling to spend Christmas and New Years with family or friends. While Durango is one of the safest places to live, it’s still prudent to exercise caution when you leave your home over the holidays. Here are a few tips: Don’t let packages, newspapers or mail pile up. If you expect deliveries (as many Americans utilize Amazon, Target, and other online retailers for shopping), be sure to ask a neighbor...

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Durango—Truly One of the Best Places for the Holidays
Dec20

Durango—Truly One of the Best Places for the Holidays

Did you know Durango frequently appears on “best of” lists to visit? This time of the year, we have been recognized nationwide as a magical place to spend the holidays (https://www.msn.com). Over the past few weeks, we’ve highlighted some of the town’s events, including the famous Polar Express. However, there’s still more to do! If you’re approaching vacation in the next week and looking for some family-friendly activities, we have...

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Winterfest 2018 at Purg
Jan11

Winterfest 2018 at Purg

We’ve packed all of our amazing winter activities into one fantastic weekend.  That’s why we call it “Winterfest!” Date: January 12, 2018 to January 15, 2018 Post and info from purgatoryresort.com. Dog Sled Tours: Enjoy the ride of your life with Durango Dog Ranch. $195 for a one-hour tour for two passengers.  Additional child is $50, not to exceed total of 375 pounds.  Book in advance here.  They will be operating 10am – 3pm each day...

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With Fantastic Conditions, Purgatory Extends Season through April!
Mar14

With Fantastic Conditions, Purgatory Extends Season through April!

  Purgatory Resort’s New Transfer Lift is Now Open!   With Fantastic Conditions, Purgatory Extends Season through April! Durango, Colo. —  Purgatory Resort opened its newest lift on the backside of the mountain, which provides skiers and snowboarders easy access to the Legends Express quad chairlift from some of the best fall line skiing on the mountain.  Officials also announced that with the incredible snowfall...

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New General Manager for Purgatory Ski Resort
Jan06

New General Manager for Purgatory Ski Resort

Purgatory Resort Announces New General Manager!   Durango, Colo. —  Purgatory Resort officials announced the appointment of Colin McBeath as its new General Manager.  McBeath was most recently the general manager at the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel and Spa in Alaska and has more than 20 years of international and national experience as a general manager and hotel manager for groups such as the Sheraton, Kimpton Hotels,...

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Purgatory is Back!
Mar17

Purgatory is Back!

Local Durango Businessman James Coleman Finalizes Purchase of Durango Mountain Resort  and Changes Name Back to Purgatory! Durango, CO – Durango Mountain Resort announces that James Coleman, a local Durango, Colo. businessman, finalized the purchase of the resort on February 25, 2015.  Coleman disclosed that his first order of business is to change the name of Durango Mountain Resort back to “Purgatory” Resort and use the ski area’s...

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Durango Named Top 10 Emerging Ski Town in North America by National Geographic

Pager item text :National Geographic Image:Durango Named Top 10 Emerging Ski Town in North America by National Geographic   Durango, CO – National Geographic recently named Durango, Colo. as one of the “Top 10 Emerging Ski Towns in North America.” National Geographic, an internationally recognized publication, presents the best in adventure travel by featuring destinations, photographs, videos, maps, gear and...

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