|Country||USA (United States of America)|
|County||La Plata County|
|Total Area||6.8 sq miles|
|Lat Long Coordinates||37.2753° N, 107.8794° W|
|Time Zone||MST (UTC−07:00)|
|Major Religion||Roman Catholic, Christian|
|Museums||Durango Discovery Museum,Animas Museum|
|Universities||Colorado State University|
Airports in Durango:
Tourist Attractions in Durango:
- Animas Mountain Trail
- San Juan National Forest
- Mesa Verde National Park
- Vallecito Lake
- Trimble Hot Springs
Durango is a city in the US state of Colorado. The town organized in September 1880 by the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad derived its name after Durango in Spain, which was originated from the Basque word "Urango" meaning "water town". It is the county seat of La Plata County.
Hotels in Durango:
Durango hotels are the favorite lounge of the tourists visiting the city. Its location, ambience, friendly atmosphere and the facilities make them unique. Doubletree Hotel Durango, Residence Inn Durango, Strater Hotel, Rochester Hotel, Jarvis Suite Hotel, Durango Lodge, Tall Timber Resort, General Palmer Hotel, Ramada Limited-Durango, Best Western Rio Grande Inn and Quality Inn & Suites are the world-class hotels in the city. some other hotels include Comfort Inn, Best Western Rio Grande Inn, Quality Inn & Suites, Durango Lodge, Hampton Inn Durango, Best Western Mountain Shadows, Holiday Inn, Fairfield Durango, Caboose Motel, General Palmer Hotel, Rodeway Inn Durango, Purgatory Village Condo Hotel, Super 8 Motel, Iron Horse Inn, Travelodge, Spanish Trails Inn & Suites and Residence Inn by Marriott.
Climate of Durango:
During the summers, temperatures may soar up to 80º Fahrenheit in the days and in the nights the temperatures may drop down to 50ºFahrenheit. There is a good amount of snowfall in this area and Durango is quite famous for its skiing resorts.
Places to Visit in Durango:
The arts and craft shops in the city that offer antiques with great values are often visited by the tourists. Hiking, boating, fishing, swimming, mountain biking, saddle and pack trips in the San Juan National Forest, trout fishing, canoeing, kayaking on the Animas River, downhill skating and white water rafting are the main outdoor entertainment activities in the city that are the favorites of the tourists. A ride through the Durango and Silverton narrow gauge railroad is really amazing. Mesa Verde National Park and Durango Mountain Resort are the other recreational centers in the city.