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Best things to do in La Plata County

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Lodging
“Obviously a great winter spot for great skiing! But a great place to visit while its worm! Alpine slides and other family fun. About a 2 hour drive from the Air B and B.”
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Travel Agency
“Totally cool museum and gift shop for the historic train buff. This is ground zero if you are going to take the train to Silverton.”
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Cafe
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“Great food and atmosphere, in high demand, get there early. fresh baked bread, pastries, and unique food. Some local produce used.”
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Brewery
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“Local brewery staple with good food. Usually very busy in the summer so expect a wait during peak hours. ”
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Bar
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“The hot springs are great and you can bring a picnic lunch. Great for a half day or full day of relaxation!”
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Bar
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“Grab a drink, lunch or dinner and listen to the true story of a Wild West shoot out that happened right where you are dining. ”
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Brewery
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“Local staple with great beer. The food has always been hit or miss with me but still a worthwhile place to go. ”
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Bar
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“Good food and nice atmosphere. Outdoor patio seating (seasonal). Upscale restaurant but not outrageous prices. ”
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Outdoors & Recreation
“Sleigh rides, in season. They bundle you up and take you around Haviland Lake.”
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Route
“Take a great ride on an old train system that will take you up to Silverton to explore the old mining town. Wonderful way to spend a day.”
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Bar
“Great place for fine dining in Durango. Really good happy hour deal, especially for the quality of food. ”
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Bakery
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“Amazing local hang out, as the name states, they sell Bread! Buy a loaf of sourdough for your spaghetti dinner or walk over for breakfast for a pastry and coffee. Watch all the local road bikers come and go!”
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Brewery
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“Local brewery that distributes nationally. Great place to hang out a little outside downtown. ”
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Mexican Restaurant
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“Great local place for fast Mexican. More southwest style than Mexican but great place that serves local meat. ”
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Point of Interest
“Behind the little grocery store is a great little restaurant, we love everything on the menu!”
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Grocery or Supermarket
“This is the closest grocery store to our location. There is a Walmart in town as well on the south end of town. ”
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