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Was that Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid?

Walk down Main Avenue in downtown Durango, Colorado, and you feel as if you have arrived on the set... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
Great atmosphere

Great atmosphere of the renovated old buildings, lots of bars and restaurants and interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Corinne M
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Basel, Switzerland
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Historic Downtown Durango is the heart of the community. Filled with over 200 unique shops, stores and restaurants, Downtown Durango has something for everyone. The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is located in Downtown, and has daily...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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850 1/2 Main Ave, Suite 2, Durango, CO 81301-5434
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk down Main Avenue in downtown Durango, Colorado, and you feel as if you have arrived on the set of an old cowboy movie. In fact, the town was used as a film location for several Old West classics, including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance...More

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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the GREAT review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere of the renovated old buildings, lots of bars and restaurants and interesting shops. Liked the spirit of the town with friendly people

Thank Corinne M
TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent an afternoon exploring the many shops along Main Avenue downtown and walking around the historic Strater Hotel. We did a little shopping and had a few drinks atop the Balcony Bar & Grill before heading to the Derailed Pour House for an early...More

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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! Durango has more restaurants per capita than San Francisco!

Reviewed 7 October 2018

Durango is a beautiful town, but its a bit of a tourist trap. Many of the shops are your typical "Buy a T-Shirt" type stores. Most of the restaurants are locally owned and a bit trendy. We did happen to find a farmer's market on...More

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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for making time to visit us, and we invite you back to explore over 200 shops and restaurants in our Downtown!

Reviewed 4 October 2018

Durango is a very charming downtown area. Do yourself a favor and do some walking around in the old area. We just loved it!!

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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

There are so many little brew pubs and eating establishments. Lots of shopping. I don’t think you could go wrong at any of the restaurants/pubs. We felt very safe walking the streets at night. Be sure to take plenty of quarters to feed the parking...More

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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting and glad you enjoyed your time here! FYI, the parking meters need to be paid between 8 am and 6 pm Monday through Friday. After 6 pm and all day on weekends they are free. You can also park for free in...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Everything about this town is great. The surrounding mountains, the quaint stores, the good breweries, the nice people, the great food. It's all there with something for everyone. Can't wait to go back.

Thank 75darlenem
TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Can't wait for you to come back either! We feel lucky to be here, thanks for visiting!

Reviewed 1 October 2018

Durango is a great town for walking. There are several interesting shops and restaurants. The two breweries we ate at were very good. T-shirt prices were great. There is a great book store too--Marie's.More

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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting! One of our favorite stores is Maria's Bookshop, it's a must see when you are in Downtown Durango! We also have three breweries in Downtown ... Carver Brewing Company, Steamwork Brewing Company and BREW Pub and Kitchen. Just north of Downtown is...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Durango was beautiful. The train station, the museum, the restaurants, all wonderful. The people are so nice and receptive to tourist. Also pet friendly everywhere. I wish I had more time to spend here.

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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, and hope you come back soon!

Reviewed 19 September 2018

We rolled into town about 1PM and drove around downtown forever before finding a place to park. And this was school weekday so I can only imagine what it's like on a weekend. We ended up parking about 3 blocks away and started our stroll....More

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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thanks for coming to Durango and for the review! For anyone concerned with parking during the workweek, we are more crowded during summer but our counts show that on average, 50% of the 1,000 parking spaces are available at any given time. Visit Downtown Durango...More

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O579FVmelissak
7 January 2017|
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Response from TimWalsworth | Property representative |
Here are a few ideas, thanks for asking and for making time to be here. Sorry you will miss the Train, it is a very unique experience. Even when the Train is not running, their museum is typically open. My boy (only four... More
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Willie R
30 June 2016|
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Response from NINA I | Reviewed this property |
Hey!! For what I remember, it's at The end Of The mainstreet right there in downtown. It's full Of them actually :)!
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11 December 2015|
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Response from pat g | Property representative |
yes there is skiing right in town or ice skating. Follow third ave. and go down florida rd. to get there. There is skiing at Durango MT. resort too. 25 miles n of Durango. There is the mall about 5 miles south of Durango... More
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1 August 2015|
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Response from pat g | Property representative |
The best is the train lot on college its about 7.00 a day.
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16 June 2015|
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Most all the shops are open during the week till 8:00 p.m. And on Sundays till 6:00 p.m.
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