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Historic Downtown Durango

850 1/2 Main Avenue, Suite 2, Durango, CO 81301
+1 970-375-5068
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Nice place for a walk

Old part of city that has been saved and serves as a tourist attraction. Typical tourist stores... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ssmookler
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Interesting For Window Shopping

Nice walking area several blocks. Stores and restaurants for every need. Plenty of experiences... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MATT-U63
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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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 excursions plus a FREE museum. The Strater Hotel is also in Downtown and has been in operation since the 1800's. We have wonderful restaurants, from fast food to fine dining and everything in between. Plus there are amazing shops with unique items, including nearly a dozen world class art galleries. To learn more about Historic Downtown Durango, visit our website, and use the FREE wifi Downtown at Durango WiFi. Thanks for visiting!
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“main street” (84 reviews)
“great shops” (44 reviews)
“lots of shops” (47 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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850 1/2 Main Avenue, Suite 2, Durango, CO 81301
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+1 970-375-5068
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Old part of city that has been saved and serves as a tourist attraction. Typical tourist stores dot the street. Still pleasant for a stroll.

Thank ssmookler
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice walking area several blocks. Stores and restaurants for every need. Plenty of experiences available.

Thank MATT-U63
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was so much fun to imagine the history of Durango around us as we strolled!!! The people were fascinating, the architecture was beautiful!

Thank thelibrarylady1999
Reviewed 5 days ago

why not visit, after all the don't make old building any more.... take the walk and relax, enjoy the feel

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 5 days ago

A lot of "historic" downtowns are full of t-shirt shops and junky tourist stuff. But this is a living downtown. Not just for the tourists. There are plenty of good restaurants and you can stay in lovely hotels right downtown. There is a wonderful park...More

Thank Rita B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Several museums, restaurants and shops. A typical small tourist town. It is the start of the steam train Durango and Silverton which goes to Silverton, an amazing trip.

1  Thank Betty M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The town of Durango was so charming. We traveled the beautiful, tranquil tree lined streets during the day and walked the streets at night. Delightful town! We were interested in riding the train up to Silverton after hearing the whistles blowing from the trains. There...More

1  Thank CathyP1953
TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review, and for visiting. Glad you had a good trip!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beautiful mountain town of Durango oozes with charm. Scenery, the famous train, many excellent restaurants and shops make it one of the most picturesque and wonderful places to visit. We come time mad time again and are never disappointed. The trip coming and going...More

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

Thank you so much for continuing to come back to Durango, and for the great review!!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed the week in the historic district of Durango near the train station. It was great location to experience the many shops, restaurants and night life. We visited in October so the town was not crowded and the weather was fantastic. I felt very...More

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

Thank you so much for visiting, come back soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a gorgeous little town! Kinda reminds me of Gatlinburg TN back east. We explored for our one evening in Durango:-( and wish we’d booked for more than one night. So much to see and do. Great shops, restaurants etc. it’s just a great place...More

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

Thank you for the review! There really is lots to do in our Downtown, glad you enjoyed it!

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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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DTrevinotx
12 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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