Durango Accolades

As locals we all know Durango is an amazing place to live. It turns out many other people think so too!

Check out some of the coverage we’ve received:


Smithsonian.com just ranked Durango as one of the Top 20 Best Small Towns in America! – (view article)

Elevation Outdoors has listed Durango as the Best Big Colorado Ski Town and Silverton as the Best Small Ski Town! – (view article)


Durango Named One of the Nation’s Top 10 Christmas Towns by HGTV! – (view article)
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Smithsonian.com names Durango #6 out of America’s 20 best small towns! – (view article)

“Best River Towns in America: Durango, Colorado” by Outside Magazine – (view article)

“The 20 Best Small Towns in America of 2012” by SmithsonianMag – (view article)


Durango, Colorado “Next Big Thing” by Outside Magazine – (view article)

“Great Winter Trips In the West” by Sunset Magazine – (view article)


“The West’s 20 Best Small Towns”. Sunset Magazine

Durango Named One of The “Top Ten Christmas Towns” by HGTV

“Living Large in Small Spaces”, Durango Living: Home & Garden Edition

“Top 20 Romantic Getaways”, Sunset Magazine- (view article)

“America’s 200 Best Hunting and Fishing Towns”, Outdoor Life- (view article)

“Backpacker Magazine”, – Durango is the number 3 destination to “raise an outdoor kid”!


“Top Ten Western Towns”, True West Magazine – (view article)

“7 Great Mountains to Ski with Your Kids”, Ski Magazine – (view article)

“Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation”, Colorado Historical Society – (view article)

“Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community”, The League of American Bicyclists – (view article)

“Colorful Colorado Award”, Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence

“Top 10 Christmas Towns”, HGTV

“Top 20 Resorts”, Conde Nast Traveler


“America’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations”, National Trust for Historic Preservation – (view article)

“Next Best Places to Ski, Live, Invest and Retire”, Ski Magazine