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Stay in the Know with the Strater Blog

With so much happening around the hotel in front and behind the scenes, it is fun for us to share some of that information with our guests through our Strater Blog. Please check back at your leisure to stay in the know about our beautiful historic home. Thank you very much for your interest in the historic Strater Hotel and we hope you enjoy our updates.


July at Strater Hotel and in Durango, Colorado

July is one of the best months to visit Durango, Colorado and stay at the historic Strater Hotel. The weather is gorgeous for rafting, hiking, biking, walking around in historic downtown, riding the train, and visiting Mesa Verde National Park. Best part… the Strater Hotel is located right in the center of all of it.

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Beautiful Days of Summer

Summer is finally here and we have been experiencing great weather. Whether you are a hiker, biker, water enthusiast, train seeker, foodie or just like to relax, we’ve got something for you. Be sure to check out our website for packages and specials all summer long.

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Spring into Southwest Colorado with the Strater Hotel

Spring is in full swing and we’re getting excited for the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic happening this Memorial Day weekend. Stay with us at the historic Strater Hotel, and then easily watch as thousands of bicycle riders wind their way thru the spectacular San Juan Mountains racing the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge train to Silverton, Colorado.

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Henry Strater Theatre – Some April Happenings!

Bluegrass Underground (2011-2016 PBS TV Series)

Bluegrass Underground is a monthly event that has taken place in Cumberland Caverns since 2008. In 2011, PBS decided to help make it become a syndicated series. Season 2 was awarded four Emmys, including “Best Entertainment Program”. Get ready to thrill to the likes of Gillian Welch, Old Crow Medicine Show, Andrew Bird, and many, many more. And when you’re done, make sure you have tickets to Durango Bluegrass Meltdown April 21, 22, and 23 in the HST.

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Welcome to Spring in Durango, Colorado

Spring is upon us making it a lovely time of year to visit Durango and the historic Strater Hotel. We have been experiencing wonderful spring weather. Purgatory Ski Resort is located 25 miles north of downtown Durango and now has great spring Skiing. The hiking and biking trails are drying out and great for getting outdoors underneath big blue bird days.

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