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5pm time for a recreation of a gun fight

Literally bars and restaurants of every taste and price not to be missed parking is metered till... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
alex l
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Downtown Durango

If you take the time to visit the Cliff Dwellings outside of Cortez, and have a few extra hours... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
59stanm
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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 3 days ago via mobile

Literally bars and restaurants of every taste and price not to be missed parking is metered till 6pm finding empty spaces could be a challengeMore

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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded today

Gun fights are all summer long on Monday, Wednesday and Friday starting at 5:30. Be at 7th Street and Main Ave in front of the Diamond Belle Saloon (part of the historic Strater Hotel) for the action! Parking meters do need to be paid until...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

If you take the time to visit the Cliff Dwellings outside of Cortez, and have a few extra hours, Durango is a must see. Downtown is walk friendly. Lots of shops and restaurants. Don't miss the railway museum at the south end of Main Ave,...More

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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for the review! Did you know that you can now get tickets for the ranger lead tours of Mesa Verde in Durango? Go to the Durango Welcome Center at 8th Street and Main Ave to get yours.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great area to stroll through with something for everyone. We made several trips to visit the shops downtown, do some wine tasting and visit some breweries. There is definitely something for all ages. We enjoyed looking at the historic buildings and seeing the horse carriages...More

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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Between the sounds and smells of the train and the old west backdrop to downtown, this town has it all! The shops are charming and the locals are as friendly as can be. Tons of places to eat...great food everywhere you look! So worth the...More

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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our time walking around downtown Durango visiting the shops. Great places to eat and friendly people.

Thank TXKrista
TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

THANK YOU for visiting!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved the railroad museum which had tons of railroad items and much more. Many interesting shops, bars and eating places. My wife especially loved the bakery on the main street. We spent a couple of days there and I didn't get bored. Not often...More

Thank Patrick M
TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of many stops along our 10 day vacation in colorful Colorado, it’s just as you would expect it to be, except for the Wild Fire just to the north, highly recommend taking a walk downtown visiting all the shops and station, many many great...More

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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for visiting!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Antique shops, galleries, and the inevitable Tee shirt emporiums fill the entire area - along with any number of eateries offering everything from burgers to Himalayan, Mexican, and Asian fare. Parking can be tough, though. Some meters accept credit cards, some are coins only. Most...More

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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! We study parking availability and have monthly for over three years. Our analysis shows that Monday to Friday 8 am to 6 pm, we average nearly half of our 1,000 metered parking spaces available. Evenings and busy weekends might be a...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018

We had a couple of opportunities to just walk around downtown Durango! It is a beautiful little town that is well laid out with cute stores and very good restaurants. The buildings were unique and very much of the old west era. The amazing candy...More

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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you for visiting us!

Reviewed 10 June 2018

The Main Street has all of the food, shopping and entertainment, and all of it is within walking distance, including the Durango Narrow Gauge train. Stay at one of the hotels on main street, park your car, and walk to everything. Parking is a big...More

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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thanks for visiting and for the review! We have parking tips on our website at Downtown Durango dot org slash parking. You must pay the meters between 8 am and 6 pm Monday to Friday, but after 6 pm and all day on weekends parking...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
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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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