Causes for Happiness Happiness rankings are in random order. They’re only a small sampling of why we are rated as the 3rd Best Small Town in the United States to live.
There are 300 miles of trails for mountain biking and hiking within 30 minutes of downtown Durango.
And our overall area is known as a premier fly fishing destination
We love our bikes, which is why we’re ranked as one of the nation’s top 10 best cycling towns.
Our kids spend more time outdoors, leading to happy and healthier lives.
Our locally owned ski areas are ranked as one of Colorado’s best family values.
We get to explore THREE World Heritage sites in close proximity: Mesa Verde National Park, Chaco Culture National Historic Park and Taos Pueblo.
We have an excellent business culture, which is why we’re ranked as one of the best small town economies in the nation.
You’ll get to know your neighbors, your community leaders, and find ways to get involved.
We know our neighbors and live in a bighearted community, which is why we’re ranked as a top 10 town in Colorado for young families.