The City of Durango is situated in a wide valley surrounded by the nearby San Juan National Forest, which boasts eight mountain peaks that rise to elevations of more than 14,000 feet.
Fly fishing is very popular and plentiful in the area.
And the best narrow gauge railroad ride in the nation originates in Durango! The train winds through the rugged beauty of the San Juans, taking passengers to the historic mining town of Silverton.
The Durango area boasts three scenic and challenging golf courses, world class restaurants and river rafting.
Mesa Verde National Park, 40 miles west of Durango, offers a variety of experiences with archeological sites.
The June weather in Durango is excellent. High temperatures average 87 degrees F with lows averaging 53 degrees F. The average rainfall for the month of June is only 0.68 inches.