Travel & Lodging

Getting to Durango

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(Trolley to one block from venue)

Lodging in Durango

Potential Local Student Housing
Some Durango Tai Chi students may be able to house workshop participants with fair notice. Contact Tim to check availability.


Travelodge Durango:

Closest hotels walking distance to venue are the most expensive: Strater & Double Tree
Downtown Durango Inn:

Lower cost motels are accessible by the Main Street Trolley:
Econo Lodge:


USFS Junction Creek Campground 7 miles from Main

at Long Hollow Retreat (Tim Richard’s Place)

Trimble Hot Springs or North Main Laundry or bring your own.


One local may have one bedroom available for the workshop. Contact for details.

Main Street one black from Smiley Building and is packed with restaurants of all sorts.
Himalayan is at 10th and Main for Tibetan and Nepalese
Olde Tymer’s is across the street from burgers
China Restaurant at the Animas River Bidge on Main.
May Palace on Main near 8th Street

Lots of Latino Restaurants
Zia Taqueria on N. Main and South on Camino del Rio is super popular with good prices.
Griego’s on N. Main is a local favorite. Been around forever.
Lots of others on Main

Breweries and Food
Carver’s on Main between 10th and 11th
Steamworks on 2nd Ave. at 8th Street
Durango Brewery on North Main across the street from N. Main Laundry
Brew on College Ave

Coffee Shops
Carver’s on Main between 10th and 11th
Steaming Bean below Irish Embassy at 9th and Main
Durango Joe’s, Camino del Rio about 2 1/2 blocks from Smiley.
Durango Coffee Shop on Main between 7th and 8th Str.
Magpie’s at 7th and Main
Starbuck’s at Rio Grande Land and N. Main