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Rex2 High-Country Adventures in a UTV

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Bruce Moss, owner of Gateway Reservations, and his friend and marketing mentor, Greg Phillips, took the day off on Friday, July 21 to spend the day in the San Juan Mountains celebrating Bruce’s birthday.  They normally hike, but today they decided to take in the high-country views from a UTV (utility task vehicle). Greg rented a 2-seater Polaris RZR® (you can also rent a 4-seater to share the ride with friends and family), a performance side-by-side UTV from Durango Adventure Rentals, located in Durango. He said the owner, Chuck, was super easy to work with and delivered the RZR® on…
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Rex2 10 Things to do in Durango in August

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Summer’s not over yet so don’t let that hold you back from experiencing the best that Durango has to offer in August! We locals know that the summer just gets better once August rolls around… don't believe us? We’ve listed our favorite reasons why late summer in Durango is one of the best times to come visit! Tubing the Animas River - If you haven’t been tubing down a river yet, have you ever really experienced the true Durango? Life changes once you’re down on the water and the river is perfect for tubing when the water gets low. Hot,…
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Rex2 10 Tips for Making the Most of the Monsoons

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    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 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 Summer Offers Something For Everyone In Durango!

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With the fantastic weather we've been experiencing lately, it's time to think about planning a great summer vacation with your family!  There are so many things to do in summer right here in Durango, so allow yourself time to fit it all in! Perhaps the most popular draw to our area in the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.  The summer train to Silverton runs from May 3rd to October 25th--seats book quickly, so call and reserve yours day.  We can put together a package with discounts on lodging and train tickets!  There are also several options available, from taking…
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Rex2 Jeep Tours in the San Juans

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Looking for another great way to cool off and enjoy the beautiful mountains in the Durango area?  Last weekend we gave relatives from the desert of Phoenix a great adventure in the cool San Juan Mountains. We started in Durango and took the fabulous Million Dollar Highway north to Silverton, an interesting old mining town.  We then took part of the Alpine Loop that takes you over Engineer Mt Pass (at 12,700 feet you truly feel as though you are on top of the world!) and down into the tiny mountain town of Ouray.   Along with the incrediable views,  we enjoyed the beautiful wild flowers,…
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