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Historic Downtown Durango

850 1/2 Main Avenue, Suite 2, Durango, CO 81301
+1 970-375-5068
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A bit disappointed

Came here as part of our yearly trip to discover Colorado. A bit of a disappointment. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SuZQ234
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Broomfield, Colorado
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Great area to visit!

Downtown has numerous eateries and shops, all within walking distance. Parking is by meter, but... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Terry T
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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!
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  • Average6%
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“main street” (82 reviews)
“great shops” (41 reviews)
“lots of shops” (42 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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850 1/2 Main Avenue, Suite 2, Durango, CO 81301
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+1 970-375-5068
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came here as part of our yearly trip to discover Colorado. A bit of a disappointment. We envisioned a more western style town. Main Ave just restaurants, souvenir shops and saloons. A bunch of panhandlers on the street. Didn't go on the RR, though, which...More

Thank SuZQ234
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Downtown has numerous eateries and shops, all within walking distance. Parking is by meter, but after 6pm and weekends are free. The old hotels and builders are great just to walk thru and visit. A great place to spend a few hours.More

Thank Terry T
TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the review and the great info! Regarding parking, you are right about paying the meters Monday to Friday from 8 am to 6 pm. Evenings and weekends are FREE. Also, you can park in the City parking lots from 5 pm onward Monday...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Downtown Durango is a wonderful walking town. Its full of coffee shops, ice cream parlors and gift shops. The old Strator Hotel is in the center of the town. There are several good restaurants to choose from. I would recommend walking around town to anyone...More

Thank Fred B
TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the review, and for visiting!

Reviewed 3 days ago

We stay in Durango every other year and often stay in the historic hotels downtown. Everything is within walking distance - love the restaurants especially Old Tymers and Belle's as well as the coffee shops. We like the vibe, could do without the retail marijuana...More

Thank Sandy B
TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for coming back to Durango again and again! Appreciate the review. For retail marijuana, I want to point out that there are two of these businesses in our Downtown. One is accessed of an alley, so not on Main (although they have signage...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having been to some other ski towns, Durango offers something for everyone. There are many great restaurants, fast food if you want that, coffee shops, ice cream shops, bars, shopping, and gift shops. Also in town, is access to tour companies who will book your...More

Thank lajam3
TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Great advice here, you figured it out! Really like your idea of the parking cards for people staying awhile who plan to make multiple trips to Downtown during the workweek. Thank you for visiting!

Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice place to do some fun shopping and eating. Variety of shops for all kinds of interests. Clean town with pleasant folks. Can do a more lively activity half a day and then spend hour or two seeing the town. Free train museum is very...More

Thank Nancy W
TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for visiting, and for the great review! The FREE train museum is a must see, especially for families!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Downtown Durango is a nice place to walk around. There are several little shops to stop in and several good restaurants.

Thank Courtney J
TimWalsworth, Public Relations Manager at Historic Downtown Durango, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the review! We do have a great, walkable downtown. Appreciate you for visiting!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Clean with nice shops. A great way to take a break from the more adventurous activities of the area.

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

Thank you for the review, and thanks for visiting!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Durango la a nice city and the downtown area is really intetesting with some historical buildings and saloon. The only problem is that after a certain time (around 7 30) many shops are closed, music is finish and the lights are going down ...

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

Thank you for visiting! Yes, some stores close around 8 but plenty of retail stores stay open later, and our bars and restaurants are open too.

Reviewed 5 days ago

enjoyed strolling the streets and browsing the shops. historic hotels (Strader) amazing woodwork and interesting decor

Thank jimwooten
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O579FVmelissak
7 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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DTrevinotx
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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