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Historic Downtown Durango

850 1/2 Main Ave, Suite 2, Durango, CO 81301-5434
+1 970-375-5068
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5pm time for a recreation of a gun fight

Literally bars and restaurants of every taste and price not to be missed parking is metered till... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
alex l
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Downtown Durango

If you take the time to visit the Cliff Dwellings outside of Cortez, and have a few extra hours... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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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!
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“main street” (91 reviews)
“lots of shops” (50 reviews)
“old west” (69 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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850 1/2 Main Ave, Suite 2, Durango, CO 81301-5434
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+1 970-375-5068
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"main street"
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"lots of shops"
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"old west"
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"art galleries"
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"strater hotel"
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"parking meters"
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"great shopping"
in 19 reviews
"window shopping"
in 21 reviews
"fun town"
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"western town"
in 39 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 27 reviews
"train station"
in 45 reviews
"tourist town"
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"walk around"
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"lots of fun"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Literally bars and restaurants of every taste and price not to be missed parking is metered till 6pm finding empty spaces could be a challenge

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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you take the time to visit the Cliff Dwellings outside of Cortez, and have a few extra hours, Durango is a must see. Downtown is walk friendly. Lots of shops and restaurants. Don't miss the railway museum at the south end of Main Ave,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great area to stroll through with something for everyone. We made several trips to visit the shops downtown, do some wine tasting and visit some breweries. There is definitely something for all ages. We enjoyed looking at the historic buildings and seeing the horse carriages...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Between the sounds and smells of the train and the old west backdrop to downtown, this town has it all! The shops are charming and the locals are as friendly as can be. Tons of places to eat...great food everywhere you look! So worth the...More

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

Thank you for the great review!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our time walking around downtown Durango visiting the shops. Great places to eat and friendly people.

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

THANK YOU for visiting!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved the railroad museum which had tons of railroad items and much more. Many interesting shops, bars and eating places. My wife especially loved the bakery on the main street. We spent a couple of days there and I didn't get bored. Not often...More

Thank Patrick M
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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of many stops along our 10 day vacation in colorful Colorado, it’s just as you would expect it to be, except for the Wild Fire just to the north, highly recommend taking a walk downtown visiting all the shops and station, many many great...More

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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for visiting!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Antique shops, galleries, and the inevitable Tee shirt emporiums fill the entire area - along with any number of eateries offering everything from burgers to Himalayan, Mexican, and Asian fare. Parking can be tough, though. Some meters accept credit cards, some are coins only. Most...More

Thank RockyRaab
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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! We study parking availability and have monthly for over three years. Our analysis shows that Monday to Friday 8 am to 6 pm, we average nearly half of our 1,000 metered parking spaces available. Evenings and busy weekends might be a...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2018

We had a couple of opportunities to just walk around downtown Durango! It is a beautiful little town that is well laid out with cute stores and very good restaurants. The buildings were unique and very much of the old west era. The amazing candy...More

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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting us!

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Reviewed June 10, 2018

The Main Street has all of the food, shopping and entertainment, and all of it is within walking distance, including the Durango Narrow Gauge train. Stay at one of the hotels on main street, park your car, and walk to everything. Parking is a big...More

Thank Mike L
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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting and for the review! We have parking tips on our website at Downtown Durango dot org slash parking. You must pay the meters between 8 am and 6 pm Monday to Friday, but after 6 pm and all day on weekends parking...More

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O579FVmelissak
January 7, 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
June 29, 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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December 11, 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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