About Durango

Quality of Life Equals One of the Best Places to Live

From superb arts and culture to award winning healthcare, Durango, Colorado draws national attention as one of the best places to live. Its diverse landscape that begins with white-capped mountain peaks and transitions into high desert vegetation creates a distinctive environment not found anywhere else. Combine this rarity with top-rated educational choices, the finest Native American cultural sites in the western hemisphere, an eclectic music scene and a wealth of outdoor adventures, and you can see why La Plata County is a desired place to reside.

Factors that determine a good quality of life are as unique as the people who call this area home. But we’re certain many of those important aspects you’ll find here like our educational facilities from charter schools to colleges, our wide range of housing options and advanced community resources that enhance the lives for people of all ages.

Invest in your family and yourself through the offerings of Durango, Colorado and its surrounding communities. Click on the videos below to hear first-hand what quality of life means to the business culture and the locals who agree that this truly is one of the best places to live.

Things to do in Durango:

  • Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Ice Climbing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sleigh Rides
  • Dog Sledding
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Kayaking
  • River Activities
  • Cycling
  • Camping
  • Rock Climbing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Trail Running
  • 4 Wheeling
  • Dirt Biking
  • And so much more!