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Historic Downtown Durango

Main St., Durango, CO
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Ranked #9 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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Omaha, Nebraska
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470 reviews 470 reviews
357 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

This is a really neat old town with fun shops that fill the buildings we walked all around for the whole day and were not disappointed al they need is a horse drawn stage running the street.

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Safe, clean town with neat little shops and restaurants, as well as museums. While I was there, I also toured one of the oldest hotels (where we had a great lunch) and listened to an outdoor band. It was lovely and is nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. It was easy to walk around.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Fun to explore...lots of good restaurants to try. Lots of outdoor activities in the area including hiking, soaring, biking.

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

What a DARLING, CHARMING town with too many things to see and do in one day. Plan to stay for at least a couple days if possible. So many little unique shops and tons of restaurants to satisfy your every craving. We did not give ourselves enough time to really explore. I DEFINITELY want to come back and stay. You... More

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Foht Wuth, TX
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The town has tried hard to keep the ambience, and it shows. Even the new building look old. The Saloon in the Statler Hotel is worth the trip for the way the staff is dressed if nothing else. Take advantage of the free trolly busses that go all up and down Main Ave.

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Scottsdale, AZ
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Cloudy and cool morning for a walk on Historic Downtown Durango. There are several bakeries and coffee shops along Main Street. There is nothing more wonderful that the smell of freshly baked and goods, and freshly brewed coffee. Take a stroll along Main Street when you visit this charming city.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We have often considered retiring in Durango. We love it there. The downtown area is a great place to relax, eat and shop. Our family has done everything in Durango. The train, whitewater rafting and toured the city. The downtown area is a wonderful place to stay and enjoy all that it has to offer.

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El Paso
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83 reviews 83 reviews
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The downtown are in Durango is very quaint. With many resstaurants and bars intermingled with the shops it makes for a pleastant day. The weekend has a small but interesting farmer's market.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
21 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

I would love to live here year round! We come every year for a month! And I always go down town for my stroll to visit my favorite restaurants and shops and I have to go through the old time hotels and saloons,I Love this clean town with friendly people and all the history so much to see and do... More

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Stanhope, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

If you like crowds and a busy lively town, this is for you. If you like a more subdued quiet place, then look elsehere.

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