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Rex2 September is the best!

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Just looking for one more excuse to venture away from home?  September is my favorite month here in Durango.  Crisp mornings, cool nights and warm, sunny days are perfect for being outside and breathing our incredible Colorado fresh air.  This is month to enjoy awesome hiking and mountain biking in the high county, and the amazing wildflowers are still thriving!   You all know Durango is home to the famous Durango & Silverton Historic Train and Mesa Verde National Park is a short drive away. But, there are so many other reasons to come visit! Whether you are into outdoor adventures, Southwest…
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Rex2 Our Favorite 10 Best FREE Things to do in Durango

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As you may have heard through the grapevine, our incredibly mild and dry weather makes Durango, Colorado a year-round destination for visitors from around the world. All four seasons offer something for everyone. And, if you are fortunate enough to live here, you know this first-hand. We moved our young family here from Florida nearly 29 years ago in the middle of January and have never regretted that decision. We spend much of our free time outdoors – all year long – enjoying the weather and our incredible scenery! Summer is delightful in Durango. Warm sunny days give in to…
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Rex2 New and Unique Activities in Durango, CO

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Traveling in spring is one of life’s greatest pleasures! Come out of winter hiding and take in the longer days, warm breezes, budding flowers, and all those farm babies!  Let’s not forget there are no crowds to contend with either and the weather is perfect for exploring. Spring is a great time to visit Durango, Colorado. Whether you would like to ride the historic train, partake in one of many outdoor activities, or explore the area’s rich culture and history, there is something here for everyone. Looking for something unique? We have four new activities we’d love to share with…
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Rex2 Child-Friendly Activities in Glenwood Springs

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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 Fall Colors with Family and Friends

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This weekend, the fall colors will most likely be peaking in Silverton, CO.  I'm super excited to ride the train with my family to soak in nature's splendor!  Even after living here for over 12 years, I continue to be awestruck by the beauty in the Four Corners area.  Not only are the views breathtaking  in every direction, but the many activities for families and outdoor enthusiasts keep us active and excited about life! Last weekend, our good friends from back East came to visit!  Friday night was spent catching up at our favorite restaurant, El Moro, followed by window…
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Rex2 Never Goodbye, Just So Long For Now

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It’s been a wild ride folks, but after 44 years living and working in Durango, and three and a half years working for Gateway Reservations, my family and I are off to explore other horizons.  As my soon-to-be former boss Bruce Moss says, “Living the Dream.” Tomorrow is my last day here at Gateway, and it is a bitter sweet moment for me. Not only will I miss the great people I work with, but all of the fantastic activities that I will not have at my door step.  The Durango & Silverton Railroad, riding through some of the most…
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Rex2 Spring is Fast Approching

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The snow is melting, the  buds are on the trees, and the daffodils are starting to peak their way through the thawing ground. What a beautiful time of year to visit our neck of the woods! Durango has several spring time activities for a couple needing a weekend get-a-way or family wanting some outdoor fun in the warm spring sun.  How does a train ride on the Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad sound? What about zip lining through our majestic Ponderosa Pines? Rent a bike and ride on the river trail, stoping at the Discovery Muesum for a fun visit.  It's also a perfect time of…
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Rex2 Durango named as one of the “Best Towns in the USA” by Outside Magazine!

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Well, it's no surprise to those of us that live and work in Durango that it was recently named one of a handful of the "Best Places to Live" in the USA by Outside Magazine in its upcoming October 2011 issue!   Durango was proud to be one of the 19 "perfect towns" that were named in their selection of the Best Places to Live.  Among the highlights, the readers selected Durango because of our "geographic and cultural link between high desert and high country," over 1000 miles of mountain biking surrounding town, Skiing at DMR, 4 different Breweries, and our…
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Rex2 Bike Rentals Available for Durango, Colorado

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We are excited to announce that you and your family can enjoy a day out with a bike rental in beautiful Durango, CO. Enjoy a day of trail riding on the mountain bike, an adventure up into the mountain passes on a high performance road bike or just cruise the bike trail that runs throughout Durango along the Animas river with a Cruiser rental. Check out this piece on local rides and trails to enjoy and rent your bike today!
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