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Rex2 The Ultimate Train Package

By | Activities, Adventure Packages, Adventures, durango, Durango Family Packages, Durango Packages, Family Packages, packages, train, Train Packages, Train Rides, Vacation Planning | No Comments
Recently, Christy wrote a post that was dedicated to Train Enthusiasts Only.  After all of the great response that we received from our customers and realizing how much fun a journey like this would be for the true train enthusiast, we decided to create a new vacation package built just for them... The Ultimate Train Package!  This one of a kind journey will take you on 3 separate railroad excursions to see some of the absolute most beautiful country in Colorado! Start out this unique train vacation package with 2 nights stay in Alamosa, CO and a ride on a…
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Rex2 Durango Wedding Party Ideas

By | Activities, Adventure Packages, Adventures, Arts, Beer, durango, Durango Packages, Durango Tours, packages, Rafting, train, Train Rides, Unique Packages, Vacation, Vacation Planning, Zipline | No Comments
Durango is a great place to get married, and we can help you plan something original for your bachelor or bachelorette party.  Durango also offers fantastic ways to spend the days before your wedding relaxing with family and friends. If you want your party to be an adventure try a raft trip on the Upper Animas river for 1-3 days.  During the day ride down class VI and V rapids and at night gaze at the stars around the campfire.  A memorable way to spend time with friends before your big day. Do you and your friends love local micro-brewed beer? Book…
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Rex2 Turning a home into a Vacation Rental

By | durango, Durango Events, Events, In The News, Special Events, Vacation Planning | No Comments
Durango City Council recently announced that the city will be waiving fees and permit requirements for homeowners that want to offer their homes as vacation rentals as more than 20,000 cyclists, media and enthusiasts descend upon Durango for the US Pro Challenge Bike Race this August.   As Durango prepares to almost certainly run into capacity issues, many Durango residents are planning to get out of town and earn some extra income by putting their house up for rent.  However, with a flood of new homes entering the rental pool, owners also need to thoroughly consider what it takes to successfully…
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Rex2 New Tours Available Southern Ute Cultural Museum

By | Activities, Adventures, Arts, Casino's / Gaming, Durango Packages, Family Packages, Learning, Vacation, Vacation Planning | No Comments
Durango is well known for its scenic and cultural tours; visitors can tour Mesa Verde, Chaco Canyon, Hovenweep and many more historical places.  The Southern Ute Cultural Museum tells the story of the Ute Tribe with an open interactive space.  The permanent exhibit starts at the circle of life theatre which shows a short film featuring music, photography, and spoken remembrances.  The self-guided tour moves on to show important aspects of the tribe throughout the ages including horses, storytelling and petroglyphs.  The outside of the museum is home to native gardens which are full of plants used for food, medicine, and ceremonial purposes.  If you want to…
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Rex2 Durango – One of the Best Small Towns In America

By | Activities, Adventure Packages, Adventures, Casino's / Gaming, durango, In The News, packages, Vacation, Vacation Planning | No Comments
It is no surprise that Durango has made the news again as we were recently voted as one of the best small town's in America by Smithsonian Magazine.  Durango has long been knows as a beautiful Outdoor Adventure Hub and a cultural and historical gem in the heart of the Southwest which offers something for every family!  This piece was done by reporters from KREX news in Grand Junction as they came down to experience all that Durango had to offer including the famous Durango & Silverton Train Ride, our historic downtown and 3rd Ave, Fort Lewis College and more.…
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Rex2 Durango Named Best New Adventure Hub

By | Activities, Adventure Packages, Adventures, durango, Durango Family Packages, Durango Packages, Durango Tours, Durango Zip Line, Family Packages, packages, Vacation Planning, Zipline | No Comments
Durango is in the press again, honored as one of the best outdoor adventure hubs in the world!  This time, Durango took 2nd place as the runner up to Lake Wanaka, New Zealand in the April 2012 edition of Outside Magazine.  We have to say, there is no shame in being 2nd to a beautiful and diverse place like New Zealand, but we are guessing that Durango just might be a bit more accessible to the majority of us in the U.S. this year!  Sure, we would all love to enjoy the scenic beauty and outdoor wonder that New Zealand has…
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Rex2 Snowing in the Southwest!

By | durango, Durango Mountain Resort, Durango Snow Conditions, Ski Packages, Skiing, Snow Conditions, Snowboard Packages, Snowboarding, Vacation Planning | No Comments
All ski season long, we have been hearing about how there is not enough snow around the country for skiers to get their turns in, despite the fact that Durango Mountain Resort has maintained a base of more than 10 inches more snow than some of our Colorado neighbors (check out a CO Snow Report here).  Well, we have been faithfully doing the snow dance here at Gateway for some time and it is finally paying dividends today! We woke up to fresh powder this morning. Saw about 6 Inches at my house and about 3 in town when I…
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Rex2 The Southwest Epic Ski Package

By | durango, Durango Mountain Resort, Multi Destination Packages, Ski Packages, Skiing, Snowboard Packages, Snowboarding, telluride, Telluride Ski Packages, Unique Packages, Vacation Planning | No Comments
For the first time, we have built the perfect package for the true ski / snowboard enthusiast - the Epic Ski Package!  For the real powder hound, this package offers incredible discounts on lodging and lift tickets to the most popular ski mountains in the Southwest - Purgatory Resort and Telluride Mountain. This 4 night, 4 ski day package is the only one of its kind - letting you customize a package to two of the Southwest's best ski mountains for one incredible value. Start your trip in Durango and chose from one of hundreds of lodging options.  Whether you…
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Rex2 Our 2012 Ski Package Giveaway!

By | Contests and Give Aways, durango, Durango Mountain Resort, Ski Packages, Skiing, Snowboard Packages, Snowboarding, Vacation Planning | No Comments
What is better than epic skiing at Purgatory Resort - one of Colorado's most well-rounded and family friendly mountains?  How about a 2 night, 2 day ski package for 2 adults for FREE?! We are once again offering our great 2012 ski package giveaway!  The contest is simple.  Tell us why you and a guest deserve a Colorado ski getaway and, if we pick your entry, it's yours.  All we want is for you to find some creative way to let us know why you need it more than others.  Send us a video, draw a picture, write a story...…
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Rex2 Don’t Miss the Durango Polar Express!

By | Activities, Adventures, durango, Durango Events, Durango Family Packages, Family Packages, Special Events, train, Train Packages, Vacation Planning | No Comments
All Aboard!  The Durango Polar Express Train is back this winter, bringing the magic of the holiday season to life!  This one of a kind train ride brings the Polar Express story to life as you journey to the "North Pole" aboard the Durango Train - sure to be fun for the whole family and will create memories to last a lifetime for kids and parents alike! Your journey starts out as the Polar Express pulls into the station and the conductor yells "All Aboard!"  Just as in the movie, kids wear their pajamas and, as the train pulls out…
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