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About Durango

Welcome to Durango, Colorado, where the spirit of the Old West meets the rugged beauty of the San Juan Mountains! Established in 1881 by the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, this charming mountain town exudes timeless appeal and boasts a rich history that's waiting to be explored.

Downtown Durango, a designated National Historic District, is a treasure trove of historic landmarks, boutique hotels, and eclectic shops. Wander the streets lined with Victorian-era architecture, grab a bite at one of the neighborhood eateries, or sip on craft brews at laid-back brewpubs.

But Durango isn't just about its storied past—adventure is waiting for you around every corner! The surrounding San Juan National Forest offers endless opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts, from hiking and mountain biking to rock climbing and fishing in the pristine waters of the Animas River.

Winter brings its own magic to Durango, with Purgatory Resort. Carved by ancient glaciers, it boasts 1,600 acres of terrain with a perfect blend of steep tree skiing trails and wide-open cruisers. In winter, enjoy 260 inches of annual snowfall across 107 trails and 11 lifts. Come summer, explore the scenic trails, bike, or enjoy adrenaline-pumping activities. The vibrant Village Plaza base area offers lodging, shops, and dining options. And no visit to Durango would be complete without a ride on the historic Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, a journey back in time through some of the most stunning scenery in the country.

When looking for accommodations, Jarvis Suites are perfectly situated, just a short stroll from the Durango Silverton Train station, the farmers market, grocery and liquor stores, and an easy drive to the slopes of Purgatory Resort. But there are plenty of options, providing a perfect base for exploring Durango's vibrant culture, outdoor adventures, and local attractions. Whether seeking a romantic getaway, family-friendly retreat, or solo adventure, Durango's accommodations promise a memorable stay in this enchanting mountain town.

Whether you're exploring the historic streets of downtown, hitting the trails in the great outdoors, or simply soaking up the laid-back vibe of this mountain town, Durango promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you yearning to return again and again. Pack your bags, lace up your hiking boots, and get planning. It's time to discover the magic of Durango, Colorado!

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Getting Here

If you're flying, Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) offers direct flights from major hubs like Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas.

Alternatively, driving provides scenic routes from nearby cities such as Albuquerque and Denver, offering flexibility and the opportunity to explore the stunning landscapes of the Southwest.

Driving from Albuquerque, New Mexico (ABQ), 221 miles, 3.75 hours

Head north on I-25 N. Continue on I-25 N for approximately 190 miles. Take exit 242 for US-550 N toward San Ysidro/Bernalillo. Merge onto US-550 N and continue for about 37 miles. Turn left onto NM-44 W/NM-550 W and follow signs for San Ysidro. Continue on NM-44 W/NM-550 W for approximately 48 miles. Turn right onto US-550 N and follow signs for Bloomfield. Continue on US-550 N for about 47 miles, passing through Bloomfield and Aztec. In Aztec, continue onto NM-516 W for approximately 19 miles. Turn right onto US-64 W and follow signs for Shiprock. Stay on US-64 W for about 34 miles. Turn left onto US-550 N and follow signs for Durango, Colorado. Continue on US-550 N for approximately 48 miles, passing through the town of Aztec. After crossing into Colorado, US-550 N becomes Main Ave. in Durango. Follow Main Ave. until you reach your destination in Durango.

Driving from Denver, Colorado (DEN), 360 miles, 6.5 hours

Head south on Pena Blvd. from Denver International Airport. Merge onto I-70 W via the ramp to Grand Junction. Continue on I-70 W for approximately 250 miles. Take exit 37 for US-6 W/US-50 W toward Grand Junction. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Grand Junction and merge onto US-6 W/US-50 W. Continue on US-50 W for about 47 miles. Take the exit onto CO-141 S toward Naturita/Nucla. Continue on CO-141 S for approximately 90 miles. Turn left onto US-160 E and follow signs for Durango. Continue on US-160 E for about 113 miles, passing through Cortez. Continue on US-160 E as it becomes Camino Del Rio in Durango. Follow Camino Del Rio until you reach your destination in Durango.

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