Travel (B)log

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Located only 7 mi from our premises, the Durango & Silverton Railroad is the most famous attraction in Durango. Durango CO was founded in 1880 by the Denver & Rio Grande Railway. Shortly thereafter, in the summer of 1881, the railroad reached the city and the line was built to Silverton in the fall of … Read more

Silverton and its surroundings

As I wrote on the post about the historic railroad, Silverton is a historic mining town established in 1874 in Baker’s Park in the heart of the San Juan Mountains. It is the surrounding mountains in particular that make Silverton so unique, in addition to its incomparable charm as an old western town. We have a few ideas … Read more

Mesa-Verde-Nationalpark and the Anasazi

Only 42 miles – or less than an hour’s drive – from our place in Durango you’ll find the magnificent Mesa Verda National Park with its incomparable cliff dwellings. Discover the incredible history of the Anasazi people and experience the park’s stunning views. Take a guided tour for more information and contact with the site’s … Read more

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Welcome to the magnificent Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP, it’s South Rim located only 127 mi or a good 3 hours drive from Durango, being one of the lesser visited National Parks. A hidden gem located in the mountainous west of Colorado that offers breathtaking views of the canyon, river and mountain ranges. The … Read more

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