On my way from Colorado Springs to Phoenix, I drove through some of the most gorgeous scenery on the planet. Durango was a perfect place to stay over night and get a sense of the history of the area as well. It’s a mountain mining town, and reminds me of my own home town of Yreka, CA.
I stayed at the General Palmer Hotel, built in 1898 –
In the morning, I took a stroll up Main St. to find the only cache within walking distance.
THE BLACK BOX
Next time I’m in town, I’ll have to take the train through the scenery!
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Train