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Breckenridge, CO
Breckenridge, CO
Ridgway, CO
Ridgway, CO
Durango, CO
Durango, CO
Estes Park, Colorado
Estes Park, Colorado

Read about small towns in Colorado:

Breckenridge – Often referred to as the perfect mountain town, Breckenridge is one of those places brimming with laid-back charm. Regardless of the season, this Colorado small town filled with character and history is known for making everyone feel like they’re local, regardless of the walk of life they come from. Depending on one’s mood, Breckenridge, CO is THE place to either kick it up or kick back, courtesy of a wide array of choices, spanning from culture and dining to nightlife and shopping. Continue reading…

Durango – The county seat of La Plata County, Colorado, Durango is a town with a population of just under 18,000. Its roots date back to September of 1881. That’s when the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad organized the town for the purposes of serving the San Juan mining district. The origin of the name is also very interesting. Durango, CO, was named after Durango, Mexico, which was similarly named after Durango, Spain. The word itself is a derivate from the word “urango,” which is Basque for “water town.” Continue reading…

Estes Park – Conveniently situated along the Big Thompson River, at the 2010 census Estes Park had a population of 5,858, which makes it a classic small town. And let’s get one thing straight right here and now: its population is the only small thing about this place! The official headquarters for Rocky Mountain National Park, this charming Colorado haven is a popular summer resort. The place has been welcoming guests ever since Griff Evans established a dude ranch in the area in the late 1860s. Spectacular scenery and hospitality to match are abundant, so expect to be treated as an equal, rather than a tourist. Continue reading…

Ridgway – A Home Rule Municipality in Ouray County, the Town of Ridgway, CO, can be found in the southwestern portion of the state. Nestled in the breathtaking northern San Juan Mountains, the town is rightfully also called Gateway to the San Juans, and stands in the location of a former railroad stop on the Uncompaghre River. The town itself is a community-minded, welcoming rural town located in a dreamy mountain valley. Because of its pristine location, everything in and about Ridgway somehow shares a deep connection to the outdoors. And the best thing about that is the fact that every aspect of the place is successfully committed to being ecologically responsible and economically sustainable. Continue reading…

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