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Rex2 The Historic Cumbres & Toltec Narrow Gauge Railroad

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  One of the perks of working for a tourism reservations company is getting to experience first-hand the area’s attractions and activities. Last week, three of our awesome, hard-working gals had the opportunity to get out of the office for the day, step back in time, relax and take in the beautiful scenery with a ride the historic Cumbres & Toltec Railroad out of Chama, New Mexico. The Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad is a National Historic Landmark and is the longest and highest steam, narrow gauge railroad in North America. This scenic 64-mile train ride crosses the border of…
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Rex2 9 Reasons to Visit Glenwood Springs in the Spring

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Although the snowpack in Colorado might not have been as substantial as previous years, there is never a bad time to visit Glenwood Springs. Snow or no snow, there are still plenty of things to do while visiting this beautiful part of Colorado, especially if you’re traveling there by train! The town is small enough that you can get around with ease and see parts of this little mountain town that you wouldn’t normally get to see if you’re just driving by. Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park         Located in the heart of Glenwood, you will find America’s only theme park…
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Rex2 Snow Report for February 15, 2018

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With our latest storm a long time coming, we’re happy to report that Purgatory Ski Resort is looking at a collective base of 41” - with over 21” of new snow that's fallen in the last 72 hours! 4″ overnight and 21″ in the past 3 days with even MORE snow expected this weekend. Which is PERFECT timing for President's Day weekend! Looking for a way to get up here and take advantage of the skiing during President’s Day Weekend (or, maybe, for a late-Valentine’s Day Gift)? We have some amazing ski getaway packages for you. Ski and Stay: It's…
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Rex2 Child-Friendly Activities in Glenwood Springs

By | Biking, culture, Dining, Family Packages, Glenwood Hot Springs, glenwood springs, Glenwood Springs Packages, Hot Springs, Mountain Biking, packages | No Comments
Child-Friendly Activities in Glenwood Springs Glenwood Springs specializes in fun-filled, family activities that are full of soaring-high adventures, deep-dark cavern secrets, and Colorado's dazzling Wild West history. For families coming for a weekend getaway or a coveted vacation, make the most of your time in Glenwood Springs by letting Gateway Reservations book one of their specialized packages just for you. Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Where is one of USA Today's 12 Most Anticipated Theme Rides of 2017? Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. It's a crazy new drop ride called the Haunted Mine Drop that is the world’s first to go underground…
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Rex2 Traveling to Durango With Dogs? 5 Things You Should Know!

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Have you ever heard someone say, “I love my dog like a child”?  If you have ever caught yourself saying that, then Durango is for you!  Gone are the days that you must leave your dog behind because they are inconvenient to take along on vacation.  We don’t just have mountains and campgrounds that your fur baby can enjoy, but the city of Durango has many pet-specific amenities, too.  In addition to hundreds of hikes, we are brimming with countless pet-friendly hotels, restaurants, parks, activities, and services.  Don’t leave your pup behind on your next trip to Durango, Colorado! Where…
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Rex2 The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Train: fall and winter highlights

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Though summer is drawing to a close, themed rides on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad are ramping up. In many ways, fall and winter are our favorite seasons for train rides, and here’s why: THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride has to be our number one reason, and we’ll tell you why in a minute, but first, hurry and book! We know it feels early, but this train sells out so fast.       So, here’s why we (and apparently many, many others) love THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride:  This isn't just a train for kids-it brings out the…
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Rex2 10 Tips for Making the Most of the Monsoons

By | Adventures, durango, Durango Family Packages, Durango Tours, Family Packages, Hiking, Hot Springs, Jeep / Hummer Tours, packages, train, Uncategorized, Unique Packages | No Comments
    In the mountains of the southwest, monsoons are afternoon rainstorms that roll in, offer a welcome drenching of a thirsty landscape and some awe-inspiring thunder, and then they depart. And, while these drenching rains keep the fires at bay and the river raging, they can put a damper on pre-planned activities, unless you’re strategic. So, here are 10 tips and tools for making sure the monsoons enhance (instead of inhibit) your vacation: Get out early for outdoor activities! Hiking, biking and horseback rides should be scheduled for the morning Hop aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.…
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Rex2 The View from Up Here: A Bird’s Eye Package  

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Hiking, biking, train rides, horse-back rides and raft trips all offer up-close and personal interactions with everything from wild flowers and mountain waters to historic saloons and ancient ruins. And while intimate encounters are what travel is often all about, we’d argue that the “up-close” is made more powerful with a little perspective, which is to say: we’re big fans of flight. Make zooming out for a birds-eye-view of the wonder you witnessed up close a part—or the purpose—of your travels to Durango. Consider any combination of the following for a rare and spectacular perspective on the mountains, rivers and…
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Rex2 Colorful Colorado Via 4 X 4 Tour

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Autumn is the ideal time of year to visit Southwest Colorado! The aspen leaves are turning, resulting in vibrant colors and breathtaking views in every direction. We had the opportunity to experience the views in a unique way with an exciting 4 X 4 tour! Our knowledgeable guides from Durango Rivertrippers and Adventure Tours drove us high into La Plata Canyon in an open-air vehicle that allowed for panoramic views and the crisp, fresh air. As we ascended, our guide gave a history of this area’s rich past, and even stopped along the way so we could get out of…
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Rex2 Spring Fever in Durango, Colorado

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Everyone has Spring Fever here in beautiful Durango!  But winter is not over just yet!  Durango Mountain Resort is open for skiing and boarding until April 5th, so book your Spring Break trip now!  With over 300 days of sunshine a year,  it's always a great time for winter mountain fun!  If you don't ski, try a snowmobile adventure or a magical sleigh ride; there's something for everyone, here in paradise! The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is busy with its Cascade Winter Train through May 1st.  Enjoy Breathtaking views through a winter wonderland, in enclosed and heated train…
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