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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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Historic Downtown Durango

Typical historical downtown. Lots of shopping, restaurants, wineries, etc. OK, but nothing special... read more

Reviewed yesterday
KG6MC
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Greenville, South Carolina
Great area

The area is very nice. They have a lot of the old buildings reused for new things. Lots of shops... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
LostALot22
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Lombard, Illinois
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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!
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“main street” (88 reviews)
“lots of shops” (49 reviews)
“art galleries” (29 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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Reviewed yesterday

Typical historical downtown. Lots of shopping, restaurants, wineries, etc. OK, but nothing special. If you are into shopping then you will probably enjoy this. Suggest going to the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum located behind the train sttion. It is free and well...More

Thank KG6MC
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The area is very nice. They have a lot of the old buildings reused for new things. Lots of shops and places to eat. A few old hotels. Very nice. Liked it a lot.

Thank LostALot22
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Durango is a pretty town the Main St. area has a nice variety of shop, galleries, a really nice bookstore and restaurants. There are some historic hotels and entertainment venues. The Durango-Silverton Railway depot is at the end of Main St. Downtown is great place...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Try to stay away from congested areas. Full of t shirt shops, jewelry & junk shops. Went there to see steam engine and the FREE museum. That is worth seeing!

Thank spencers1621
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Durango is History Alive & still growing! So may little treasures! Rochester Hotel is a nugget of authentic comfort ! Straters' Saloon a page of History. Lots to do and the boutique shopping lots of fun! Cyprus restaurant DELISH! Jean Pierre bakery rivals any in,Paris,...More

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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Great review, thank you so much!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The historic feel of downtown Durango has been well preserved by the businesses and the city. It's a great way to spend the afternoon wandering in and out of shops and galleries. The selection of fabulous locally owned restaurants was really impressive. Despite running into...More

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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 1 week ago

The historic downtown is quite small so can be easily covered in short time. We have seen the main street with a lot of characteristic buildings and we went also to the old railways station where there is a historic train doing a route every...More

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

THANK YOU for visiting and for the review!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very appealing area to wander and shop. Plenty of shopping, restaurants and local charm. Parking can be a tad difficult, however, after 6.00 pm week days and week ends, it is free. I read a couple of reviews that mentioned homeless people and the problem...More

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

Thank you for visiting! You have it right about FREE parking during the work week after 6 pm, and also all day on weekends. Parking is also free in any of the four City owned lots in Downtown after 5 pm during the work week,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a cute downtown area with lots to do and see. Many little shops and restaurants to check out. The train runs right through it too!

Thank Banana427
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Thank you for visiting!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This town has a great feel and good energy. People I encountered, several clearly local, were super friendly. Tons of shops and restaurants and a general enjoyable stroll through a beautiful downtown.

Thank Deanne A
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TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting, and for the review!

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O579FVmelissak
8 January 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
30 June 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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12 December 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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