As 2012 comes to a close, Durango can add one more item to its list of accolades.
Home & Garden Television named Durango one of the top 10 cities in the United States to visit during the holidays. In a four-minute video, the television station highlights Durango as a stunning holiday playground with powder skiing, sleigh rides and the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroads Polar Express, pulled by a real steam locomotive.
Visit www.hgtv.com/video/durango-colorado-video/index.html to see the video.
Durango joins places such as Woodstock, Vt.; Mountain View, Ark.; and even New Orleans on Home & Gardens top 10 list.
Durango was also recently named No. 5 among True West Magazines Top True Western Towns, one of Sunset Magazine top 18 spots for fall colors and one of 10 All-American Road Trips off the Beaten Path, according to Yahoo.com.