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Address: Main St., Durango, CO
Description: Many of the original buildings constructed and used by the area's pioneers...
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.
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A fun place to visit

We come to Durango every winter, mostly to ski and attend the film festival. We always stay in downtown Durango as an important part of the "experience" is walking the streets... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Cruso, North Carolina, United States
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Cruso, North Carolina, United States
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129 reviews 129 reviews
59 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We come to Durango every winter, mostly to ski and attend the film festival. We always stay in downtown Durango as an important part of the "experience" is walking the streets, visiting the galleries and enjoying the restaurants. I've never been a beer drinker, but I do enjoy the pubs and microbreweries in Durango. The Diamond Belle and Irish Embassy... More 

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Houston, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

There is a wide variety of things to see in downtown and the Durango info place (real store not selling tours) was very helpful with other things to do in the area. My favorite thing is to look at the Stratler Hotel. You can wander around the lobby and they have interesting items to look at. I also like the... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

There is a lot of History to see down town. The hotels (even if you are just looking) and pubs and the art are a definite. Even as a local I love to just stroll down the street and see what I can find.

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New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Went on a family Christmas vacation. The weather was picture perfect for Christmas. Fairly warm with a soft snow falling. We spent an entire day exploring the shops, restaurants and sights.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Better "downtown" area than most western towns. I have spent time in A LOT of western "downtown" areas, and Durango has a good one. There are a lot of cool restaurants and bars, as well as shopping stores that provide a mix from outfitters to skate and bike shops to western wear. I recommend taking some cash, hitting the local... More 

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Greenwich
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Durango has an excellent art, restaurant and boutique shopping scene. If you're coming for outdoor adventures, take time for some fun one-of-a-kind shopping, too. Lots of great options!

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Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I absolutely loved all the shops and food choices. I found it totally amazing that this is a small mountain town of 17,000 people when I see so much nightlife. Fodor's should be here, and many a town council would benefit from visiting here!

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Lampasas, Texas
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101 reviews 101 reviews
28 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

There is something for everyone. I'm a audiophile...I collect vinyl. There's an awesome record shop right downtown. In addition to restaurants, and other shops. Pretty cool

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Shelbyville, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

High season is a bit touristy but still retains a cool, hipster, laid back, frontier feel ? A bit expensive but worth the visit.

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Deming, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Durango has a good variety of stores to visit. Looking forward to next time, I would like to visit the Glass blowing store, they were closed until noon and we had to get on the road.

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