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Historic Downtown Durango

Main St., Durango, CO
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Ranked #8 of 28 attractions in Durango
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Many of the original buildings constructed and used by the area's pioneers can be found in this interesting and charming section of town that includes... more » Owner description: Many of the original buildings constructed and used by the area's pioneers can be found in this interesting and charming section of town that includes the grand Strater Hotel, built in 1887 and still in operation today. « less
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Tijeras, New Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Easy to walk around and enjoy the colorful stores and scenery. Many shops and eateries to select from with horse drawn carriages and a transit trolly for easy going around town. Everyone is friendly and happy. A must go place! Good for families or couples.

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Oro Valley, Arizona
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180 reviews 180 reviews
69 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

wonderful old buildings. stroll through easy. main has most of the shops. 3rd street has some beutiful old homes to walk by, really neat, lots of local brews too so can stroll drink, stroll

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Phoenix, Arizona
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136 reviews 136 reviews
61 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Enjoyed walking the streets and window shopping. Parking can be a hassle, but metered street parking is always available, even if it canbe in short supply. Streets are often blocked off during street festivals. We enjoyed strolling through the General Palmer Hotel with it's beautifully furnished vintage lobby. We also stopped into the Strater Hotel and enjoyed it's period ambience.... More

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Owasso, Oklahoma
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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We spent everyday visiting this area while in Durango. Never ran out of things to do. Can't wait until we can return. Fantastic vacation spot.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Quaint downtown area with lots of shopping & eateries. Easy to walk And family friendly. With the live music, it is a nice way to spend an evening with out kids too!

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Prescott
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The old town of Durango is small but filled with lots of interesting and different stores to pique your interest. There are excellent restaurants and many small shops selling quick bites also. As some of the stores stay open after the dinner hour during the week, it's a wonderful place to stroll and work off a delicious dinner. We stayed... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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92 reviews 92 reviews
32 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stayed overnight on our way back to AZ from Colo Springs last August (2013). Great downtown. Love all the old buildings, and the old hotels. Durango has done a nice job with this. Shopping pretty good, and was impressed with the dog-friendly establishments. Would like to have spent more time here.....

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were in Durango for a soccer tournament and had some free time. We loved this little area of town. Lots of shops to stroll in and out of and friendly people. Lots of little restaurants. I believe the parking meters were free on Saturday...There's a GREAT pizza place - Diorios. We bought some nice odds & ends at a... More

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a great little town in the middle of nowhere. Visitors center is right next to the river and you can watch people float down. Old Towne is a nice place to spend some time.... and if you are there on the weekend, parking on street is FREE...

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Cave Creek AZ
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70 reviews 70 reviews
18 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We have been to Durango many times, there are many shops that offer just about anything you could want....some of the jewelry is pricey (as to be expected in a tourist area)...but it is a fun experience, and there are numerous benches along Main St. in case you need a rest between shops.

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