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  Lodging in Southwest Colorado :: Durango Colorado River Rafting
Durango is southwest Colorado's largest town, with a population of approximately 15,000, (45,000 in La Plata County).
Durango is near the Four Corners junction with New Mexico, Arizona and Utah, and is perched at 6,512 feet, nestled between red sandstone bluffs in the vast Animas River Valley.
Durango is located in Southwest Colorado and boasts 300 days of sunshine a year.
www.durango.org /DurangoArea/index.asp   (297 words)

  
  Durango - PREHISTORY AND HISTORY OF THE DURANGO AREA
Basketmaker II development in the Durango area appears to coincide with a cycle of increased and then decreased effective moisture (rainfall) beginning in AD 100 and ending between A. I appears that during this period the Durango area was a good place to be a farmer.
In the Durango area, the late Basketmaker III to Pueblo I transition appears to represent the height of the Anasazi or Formative Period occupation.
From the 1910's to the 1930s the economy of the Durango area was focused primarily on agriculture, ranching, and logging with the beginnings of a tourist economy as travelers began to discover the area as a vacation destination.
www.creativelinks.com /commun/dhistory.htm   (2870 words)

  
 MTB around Durango
Durango was the place we liked most of all we visited in Colorado.
Durango has often been said to be the cycling capital of the US.
There is every reason to envy the citizens of Durango that they have such a splendid mountainbike area in the middle of the city.
www.lowdin.nu /MTB/Colorado/MTB_around_Durango.html   (875 words)

  
 2007 Dodge Durango - Ratings & Reviews - Dan Jedlicka - MSN Autos
The old Durango was based on the Dodge Dakota pickup truck and was conveniently sized between midsize and full-size sport utes.
The Durango remains generally sized between midsize and full-size sport utes, although its wheelbase is up 3 inches to 119.2 inches, while overall length has been increased 7.3 inches to 200.8 inches and width is up nearly 5 inches.
The new Durango should do well despite being in one of the toughest vehicle markets partly because the first-generation model was around a long time and had a good reputation.
autos.msn.com /research/vip/jedlicka.aspx?make=Dodge&model=Durango   (898 words)

  
 Dodge Durango - Previews - Car and Driver December 2003
The original Durango, which was based on Dodge's Dakota pickup truck, filled a profitable gap in the SUV market—it was smaller than a Ford Expedition and bigger than a Ford Explorer.
The Durango is shaped something like a hatchback elephant (no trunk), with bulging curves accented by big-eye headlights, concentric modeling around the wheel openings, and death-ray taillights.
The Durango is equally adept on fire-road-style off-pavement driving, although its way-high seating position tends to magnify side-to-side motions into a torso-and-head-toss tango.
www.caranddriver.com /article.asp?section_id=19&article_id=7369   (786 words)

  
 Durango, Colorado, for biking, skiing, vacations, and train rides
From the Durango train, Durango real estate and Durango events to rafting and fly fishing the Animas, skiing Durango Mountain Resort, visiting Mesa Verde National Park or mountain biking, Durango.com is your information resource for Durango, Colorado.
Durango.com offers lodging, hotel packages and Durango cabin rental packages, Colorado attractions and theaters to shopping and special attractions in Colorado, Durango.com is your #1 information resource for the Durango, Colorado area.
Durango, Colorado vacation packages and wedding or honeymoon packages are also available.
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 Durango travel guide - Wikitravel
Durango [1] is in the southwestern part of the Rocky Mountains state of Colorado.
Durango is a small quaint town easy to get around on foot, bike, and by boat.
The Durango and Silverton Narrow-Gauge Railroad +1 888 872-4607, [2], is one of the great scenic railroad lines of the United States.
wikitravel.org /en/Durango_(Colorado)   (467 words)

  
 Durango Ski Resort: OnTheSnow Overview of Durango Colorado
Durango Mountain Resort, known forever to locals only as "Purgatory," is a four-season resort bounded by spired peaks on three sides and high desert to the south.
This geographic alignment places Durango squarely in the middle of two weather systems with a track record of producing steady light snowfall followed by bluebird days.
Durango Mountain Resort offers a full range of lodging options, from slopeside to remote, individual to group, studio to luxury mountain home.
www.onthesnow.com /CO/330   (308 words)

  
 Durango Mountain Resort | Area   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Durango has been stamped a “hidden gem” by Ski America, and just about everyone who lives or visits here would agree.
As a gateway to the majestic San Juan Mountains and a historical treasure, the scenic town of Durango is one of the last genuine Colorado towns.
Downtown Durango is a National Registered Historic District; and Main Avenue looks much like it did 100 years ago, with highlights like the historic Strater Hotel, Diamond Belle Saloon and Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Train Station and Museum.
www.durangomountainresort.com /page.php?pname=durango   (231 words)

  
 Home Page - Durango&Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad in Durango, Colorado
Durango was founded by the Denver and Rio Grande Railway in 1879.
The railroad arrived in Durango on August 5, 1881 and construction on the line to Silverton began in the fall of the same year.
Relive the sights and sounds of yesteryear for a spectacular journey on board the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.
www.durangotrain.com   (162 words)

  
 Durango, Colorado Travel & Vacation Guide - Visitor Information
Durango is a mid-sized town in southwest Colorado, at the foot of the scenic San Juan Mountains.
Located at a crossroads of major state highways serving the Four Corners area, the town has become a popular base for exploring the San Juans, as well as the desert country to the south and west.
Historic downtown is filled with buildings dating from the 1800s, when Durango served as a base for mining operations in Silverton, and a ride on the historic Durango/Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is one of the most popular and beautiful trips in the west.
www.go-colorado.com /Durango   (161 words)

  
 Durango Colorado real estate by Rick Lorenz, Broker
more than Durango real estate listings, this is the award winning Durango, CO real estate web site for land, homes and ranches for sale in Durango and Southwestern Colorado.
View the Durango MLS listings on-line which are updated daily.
The first $17 you spend in Durango real estate should be to purchase this book!
www.buydurango.com   (351 words)

  
 Tour By Mexico ® - Durango State --- 9
In Durango State the largest distance from north to south is of 250 Km.
Durango State bounded on the north by the
The word Durango has a Basque origin, it means "Fertile lowland bathed by rivers surrounded by elevations or mountains".
www.tourbymexico.com /durango/durango.htm   (209 words)

  
 Colorado.com | Durango Colorado Travel and Visitor Information
When the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad blows its whistle, tourists climb on board for a 45-mile trip through the still-wild San Juan Mountains to Silverton where they can lunch and shop before re-boarding for the trip home.
Many Westerners head to Durango each autumn for Colorfest, to partake in foliage-related activities and view the area's prolonged and lavish fall color displays.
Durango also can be a starting or ending point on one of the state's most dramatic drives, the San Juan Skyway Scenic Byway.
www.colorado.com /city219   (363 words)

  
 Durango Colorado Events Listed by Durango Vacations
The Durango Bluegrass Meltdown is a wonderful celebration of Bluegrass and Celtic music by musicians from all over the U.S. The venue is the historic Strater Hotel and many of the surrounding businesses in the Historic City Center.
The Celebration covers a 3 day period in April and is designed to generate enough energy to send winter packing and bring Spring to town.
Durango an ideal location for an early summer meeting of the riders from each of these cycling centers, to bring home the glory to their own communities.
www.durangovacations.com /events.php   (628 words)

  
 Durango, CO - Go Durango!
Durango is located in Southwest Colorado at an elevation of 6,512 feet.
Durango also has lots of great nightlife which includes minimal stakes gambling at two casinos.
Durango has a variety of fun activities to keep you busy while visiting, including the famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.
www.godurango.com   (194 words)

  
 Durango, Colorado CO, city profile (La Plata County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Durango is a city in La Plata County.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Durango was $19,352, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Durango, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $630.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=9441   (693 words)

  
 Durango Colorado Official Web Site
The City of Durango will offer a two-day collection event for computers and electronics to be recycled from 9 a.m.
The Durango Police Department is concerned that illicit drugs are being used in an attempt to facilitate sexual assaults.
The City of Durango is partnering with the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Crossroads Durango to construct safe crossings along railroad track/street crossings in the Central Business District, from 8th Street to 12th Street.
www.durangogov.org   (206 words)

  
 Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
This historic train has been in continuous operation for nearly 125 years, carrying passengers behind vintage steam locomotives and rolling stock indigenous to the line.
Travel a century-old rail line from Durango Colorado to the historic gold mining town of Silverton over the most scenic narrow gauge railroad in North America.
There is no better way to experience the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad than by booking an affordable travel package which includes rail fare, lodging and possibly a meal or two.
www.railsnw.com /tours/durango/durango01nf.htm   (281 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Durango (Mexico)
Diocese of Durango included New Mexico (Santa Fe), Chihuahua, and
Durango was 307,274, that of the city 31,092.
Victoria, stands picturesquely at 6700 feet above sea-level, and has several important industries and a large trade in cattle and leather.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05208c.htm   (266 words)

  
 Colorado Mountain Vacations :: Durango Area Tourism Office and Vacation Planning Guide
Enjoy skiing at Durango Mountain Resort, fly fishing, rafting the Animas River, and mountain biking.
Durango area special events are second to none - click here to check out our special events calendar.
DURANGO, CO: Signs of snow and winter frolic are in the air!
www.durango.org   (134 words)

  
 Durango 4x4 - Everything you need to get off road with YOUR Jeep!
Durango 4x4 - Everything you need to get off road with YOUR Jeep!
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Durango 4x4 TJ/Unlimited/YJ/CJ Rear Bumper w/ 2" Receiver 57" Width w/ SHACKLE MOUNTS (Tire Carrier sold separately)
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 Durango Colorado guide to attractions and activities
The Durango Arts Center showcases the community's commitment to the arts with a variety of showings in every medium, as well as musical and dramatic performances.
The Durango area is in close proximity to world-renowned Mesa Verde National Park, home of the ancient Anasazi cliff dwellings.
Of course, no visit to Durango would be complete without a ride on the famous Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.
www.westernstylemagazine.com /towns/durango.html   (269 words)

  
 Durango Fury   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Durango Fury is a non-profit corporation formed with the intent to promote the growth of women’s hockey in the Durango Hockey community, throughout Colorado and the Four Corner’s region.
We host women’s teams at our home rink, travel to play other teams in the region and provide coaching and practices for our team.
The Durango Fury strives to provide the best possible experience for all participants by encouraging, developing, advancing and administering the sport of amateur women’s ice hockey and providing community role models for our youth athletic programs.
eteamz.active.com /durangofury/index.cfm   (122 words)

  
 Durango Apparel Information | Business.com
Home » Directory » Retail & Consumer Services » Apparel & Accessories » Women » Durango Apparel, Inc.
Durango Apparel Inc. (formerly known as Chic By H.I.S, Inc.) designs, manufactures and markets cotton denim jeans, casual pants and shorts for boys, girls, women and men.
Find information on Durango Apparel, Inc. with operations and products, financials, officers, competitors and more at Hoover's.
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 Durango, Colorado News, Classifieds, Sports, Education, Business, Arts and Entertainment
Durango, Colorado News, Classifieds, Sports, Education, Business, Arts and Entertainment
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