What is your dream of paradise?
When you envision yourself in a place that lets you live life to the fullest, what do you see?
Durango is often found to epitomize many of the ideals that people associate with living in ‘paradise’: high quality of living, tight-knit community, and healthy environment. So many of Durango’s current residents are here because they vacationed in Durango and decided they couldn’t bear to leave! Thankfully, our ‘paradise’ is not just a dream. We take great pride in assisting many people in making Durango their home.
Durango offers many pursuits for a range of tastes. We invite you to explore the community and outdoor splendor that we call home through the following information, photos and links….and in doing so, you may find you want to call it home as well!
Durango is home to professional athletes, skilled artists, musicians, scholars, and outdoor enthusiasts. The area hosts a range from snow-bird retirees and vacationers to full-year residents including young families, and folks that have been here for generations. What brings, and holds people here? World class cycling events, thousands of acres of pristine wilderness, gourmet dining, white powder slopes ranging from beginner to extreme thrill, exhilarating white water rapids, river trails and hiking and backpacking trails abound.
- City recreational offerings include a modern 71,557 square foot Recreation Center, built in 2002, a range of outdoor sports fields throughout the area, and meticulously groomed golf courses,
- County and area recreational offerings are nearly limitless; millions of acres of National Forest land and trails, clear blue skies over lakes and streams, trails to hike…. bike….. and ride an assortment of hobbies ranging from the four-hoofed to the four-wheeled. Icy mountain lakes with fishing for young, and young at heart, at Vallecito, Navajo, Lemon and along the Animas River.
Please use the links below. We’re sure you’ll find Durango is a town alive with historical flavor and relaxed, yet modern living. Our brokers know the area, the people, the community and the market, very well. Feel free to call on us with questions about finding a home, a school district, a way to pursue your dreams, passions and interests in our paradise, Durango, Colorado.
Additional Durango Information, Resources & Links
Durango Area History and Culture: Learn more about the history of Durango and the surrounding Four Corners area.
City of Durango: The official website of the Durango City government. Their official website contains a digest of news and events. You can also find the local city code, information about the city’s departments and the links to Parks and Recreation.
Durango Area Tourism Office: Our local town’s tourism office. This website contains a huge list of attractions, coupons, deals and more. Explore the adventure our town holds or catch a show at one of our performing art centers.
La Plata County Economic Development alliance: The La Plata Economic Development Alliance is a public-private partnership whose mission is to help to grow quality jobs and diversify the economy of La Plata County, Colorado.
La Plata County Government: La Plata County Government resources. County events, news aggregation, GIS and assessor data.
Gateway Reservations: Premier vacation packages in the Four Corners Area. Complete packages including transportation, lodging and activities.
Fort Lewis College: Durango’s campus in the sky. Fort Lewis College is a beautiful liberal arts school located on-top of a mesa. Very cultural rich with plenty of activities and outdoor adventure.
Durango Herald: Durango’s newspaper publication. The Durango Herald offers both print and digital editions.
Durango Chamber of Commerce: Find local businesses and events going on in the local community. Durango has a great Chamber that does a lot for the business community.
Durango Downtown: Local Durango news, events, coupons, shopping and more. See what Durango’s busy downtown has to offer.
Durango School district 9-R: Durango School District 9-R is a high-performing school district located in western La Plata County in Southwest Colorado. Its seven elementary schools, two middle schools and a comprehensive high school serve approximately 4,700 students.