Mild to Wild, a Durango rafting and Jeep tour outfitter, has recently expanded their offerings. Their brand-new Mesa Verde Discovery tour gives visitors a chance to explore the Mesa Verde National Park with a guided interpretive tour that promises to bring history to life!
The tour sets off around 8:45 a.m. and returns at 5 p.m., allowing a full day of education and exploration based around the rich heritage of the ancestral Puebloans who made this region their home for 700 years. By taking the tour, you’ll have a chance to learn about their rich history and culture, while exploring ancient cliff dwellings and more.
This small group tour is a perfect way to experience the magic of the Mesa Verde National Park and some of Southwest Colorado’s most famous landmarks and archaeological heritage. Smithsonian Magazine has rated Mesa Verde as one of the top 28 places to see in your lifetime -- and Mild 2 Wild makes this adventure easy and attainable! Prices for the all-day tour start at $119 for adults and $89 for kids.
Ready to win big? Mild to Wild is currently offering a sweepstakes to win a trip for two on the new Mesa Verde Discovery Tour! Hurry -- today (December 4) is the last day to enter! Sign up online at Mild to Wild’s Facebook page!
Most folks will agree: There’s no place else quite like Durango. Now you can bring the city’s unique, eclectic vibe home for the holidays with one-of-kind gifts purchased at the Winter Solstice Artisans’ Market. This annual event, sponsored by the Durango Arts Center, gives locals and visitors alike the opportunity to pick up beautiful works of art, perfect for holiday gifting an more.
This year, the Winter Solstice Artisans’ Market kicks off with a reception on Friday, November 22, and will wrap up on December 24. Friday’s opening reception is a can’t-miss affair for local art lovers. The reception will open at 5 p.m. and will give shoppers a preview of the goods available for the next month. More than 50 regional and local artists have created original and unique offerings including ceramics, jewelry, metal, textiles, glass, wood, note cards, ornaments, calendars, photography, painting, and drawing, to name just a few of the enticing arts you will see at this year’s market.
with a western spirit have been known to visit Durango during the
Thanksgiving holiday, then immediately begin looking for real estate in Durango. Unlike the more touristy regions of Colorado, people actually relocate
to Durango because it is a genuine city with just the right balance of tourists and locals. It is widely
regared as a friendly mountain town with a strong sense of community.
Volunteers also deliver over 100 Thanksgiving dinners to people who are unable to
attend in person. If you are interested in serving as a volunteer, please call (970) 259-4061.