Durango is not only a great town to visit, it is a wonderful community in which to live. The natural beauty and honest friendly people make it a unique mountain town rich with flavor and life.
The beautiful surroundings provide more than ample opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors while the vibrant downtown offers more urban activities. Most people in Durango enjoy outdoor activities and all of the year-round recreational opportunities the area has to offer.
Durango is a progressive college town and Fort Lewis College is a four-year liberal arts college which contributes greatly to the special quality of life to be found here.
Many people settle in Durango to retire and enjoy the "good life." In fact, over 20% of incomes earned by citizens of Durango comes from dividends and interest. This is a significantly higher percentage than in the state of Colorado as a whole or in the United States as a whole. And, these people lend a great deal of intellect, interest and diversity to our knowledge base.