Tourism

Artistic tribute to 416 Fire cub donated to Durango Welcome Center

A wooden tribute to the female bear cub rescued from the 416 Fire has moved into the Durango Welcome Center. Alpine Bank donated a bench depicting the beloved cub and Smokey Bear to the center...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores seeks insight from Cortez as it considers pot sales

Dolores residents and officials are weighing the financial benefits, additional administrative costs and impacts on law enforcement from marijuana sales in their ongoing discussion about whether to...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Agencies to close 25 abandoned mines on Alpine Loop

Twenty-five abandoned mines on the Alpine Loop Scenic Byway between Silverton and Lake City will be closed this fall in an effort to protect curious minds from wandering in and possibly getting...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fall colors arrive early in Southwest Colorado

The mountains can be a beautiful place to see the reds, oranges and yellows light up the hillsides every autumn, but only if you catch them in time. And if it seems like fall colors have arrived a...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fall colors arrive early in Southwest Colorado

The mountains can be a beautiful place to see the reds, oranges and yellows light up the hillsides every autumn, but only if you catch them in time. And if it seems like fall colors have arrived a...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drones help create detailed maps of ruins in Ute Mountain Ute park

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe is turning to high-tech aerial photogrammetry to document and preserve the history of its tribal park, which is more than twice the size of the neighboring Mesa Verde...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

$100 gift cards will go to lucky Durango visitors

For 40 days, beginning Monday a lucky tourist in downtown Durango will be awarded a $100 gift card from one of the Business Improvement District’s downtown ambassadors. The gift card to a local...

DATE: July 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: Durango named one of America’s coolest small towns

Budget Travel named Durango one of America’s Coolest Small Towns. Each year, the travel website searches for towns with populations less than 20,000 that offer a vibrant community spirit, natural...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos town board gives green light to long-delayed RV park

On Wednesday the Mancos town board voted to approve an amended development agreement that will allow a long-delayed RV park to open before part of it are complete. At its June 27 meeting, the board...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tourism trends upward in Montezuma County

Tourism is trending upward in Montezuma County, according to revenues from a lodgers tax and Mesa Verde National Park. The revenues from the county lodgers tax revenues increased by almost 10...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango Welcome Center to host Mesa Verde outlet

The Mesa Verde Museum Association, Mesa Verde National Park, and Durango Area Tourism Office plan to open a Durango-based location selling Mesa Verde cliff dwelling tour tickets and related...

DATE: April 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

USS Mesa Verde crew salutes Mesa Verde National Park

Sailors from the Navy ship USS Mesa Verde will spend a week beginning Monday visiting their namesake national park in Montezuma County. The USS Mesa Verde, a ship designed for transporting...

DATE: April 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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