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Looking for something fun to do this winter? The Southwest is renowned for its incredible mountains, world-class skiing and snowboarding and a wide variety of winter activities and attractions. There is so much to do in the Southwest during winter, such as a ride on the historic Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad or a visit to Mesa Verde National Park. There is also fun and exciting activities such as snowmobiling, sleigh rides, a soak at the hot springs, massage and spa treatments, and much more! You are sure to find the perfect way to have fun this winter! Don’t forget your camera and, of course, your coat…

Rock Pirates

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Rock Pirates full fleet of 2019 Polaris side-by-sides and Slingshots are a whole new, first-class experience for your family vacation. Take up to 6 people on a Polaris driven adventure, exploring the epic, blue ribbon trails of the San Juan Mountains. All Polaris vehicles are fully loaded with a touchscreen GPS unit, a lock and ride cooler box, and power steering. The Polaris RZRs and Rangers lack for nothing and are designed with your comfort in mind. We provide helmets and goggles at no extra cost to all our guests. We do not required a security deposit on any vehicle…
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Ice Pirates Snowmobiling

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Ice Pirates Snowmobiling is Southwestern Colorado's premier snowmobile touring outfitter, operating daily. Located in the heart of the San Juan Mountains, high above Durango and Silverton, Colorado. The outpost is situated at the top of Molas Pass on San Juan National Forest land, 16 miles north of Purgatory Resort.Molas Pass receives an average of 300 inches of snow a year. This means their trips are available early in the season, and they operate as long as the snow holds out--usually mid to late April. Whether you're looking for family fun with groomed backcountry trails or high-alpine adventure riding, Ice Pirates…
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Rocky Mountain Balloon Adventures

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Since 1986, Rocky Mountain Balloon Adventures, licensed by the FAA, has provided amazing views of the Rocky Mountains. Suitable for nearly all ages and any occasion you may fly inches over area lakes or 2,000 feet high for a panoramic view of four states. For the sunrise flight, you will meet 7 AM, when the air is calm and stable. You will receive a unique talk about the history of ballooning, a personalized flight certificate, a champagne toast, and a continental breakfast after you assist with the inflation and deflation of the balloon.
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Iron Mountain Hot Springs

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The Iron Mountain Hot Springs caters to all who appreciate relaxing with a warm soak surrounded by mountain views. This resort offers 16 mineral hot springs soaking pools and a freshwater family pool with a jetted spa. All are located alongside the Colorado River, just across from the base of the tram at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, with Rocky Mountain views that soothe and inspire.
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Glenwood Vaudeville Revue

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The Glenwood Vaudeville Revue is a two hour family fun show in a classic Vaudeville format with a mix of hilarious skits, jokes, high energy dance numbers, unique novelty songs, and original ideas never before seen on stage. With professional talent performing a variety of entertainment that is guaranteed to make you laugh your worries away.Pub style menu and full bar!Friday & Saturday: Doors open at 6:30pmSunday: Doors open at 5:30pmfor food, drinks & entertainmentwith the show directly following.Limited handicap access. Must be able to ascend stairs to get into venue and also to the restrooms. Please call for more…
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Healthy Hounds and Fat Cats

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We are not your typical kennel. Dogs get plenty of play time and socialization, and tons of lovin'. Large kennels are provided for anyone who needs some "quiet time". Healthy treats are provided. Please bring food if needed, and a bed or something that smells familiar if you think your dog might be nervous. Please bring current vaccination records also.
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San Juan Backcountry

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We are excited to offer guided tours of the majestic San Juan Backcountry. Whether you choose 4x4, ATV, Bicycling or hiking, we offer guides for just plain fun!As your backcountry guides, you will enjoy spectacular scenery from 9,300 to 13,000 feet and learn about its, history. Tour guides will take you to the best places to hike, fish and explore.San Juan Backcountry has been established since the 1990's. San Juan is one of the oldest touring Company's in Colorado. The San Juan area around Silverton, CO is some of America's most pristine wilderness.
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San Juan Mountain Guides

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Durango's premier climbing, hiking, backpacking, and skiing guide service. Operating since 1989 in the Durango area and the San Juan National Forest. Offering a full array of activities including rock climbing, ice climbing, alpine climbing, backcountry skiing, avalanche courses, backpacking, and hiking. With over 25 years as the Southwest's most experienced mountain guides, San Juan Mountain Guides will help you to create an unforgettable mountain journey in some of the nations most beautiful mountains - the San Juan's. Whether you are a beginner that has never climbed / hiked before, or you are a seasoned veteran looking to take your…
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