Scheduled Hwy 550 Roadwork for Summer 2017

This summer CDOT will be doing road work about 2 miles south of Silverton to reinforce the crib wall under the road. This will mean that traffic will be confined to one lane with a flagger on each end controlling flows. Expect this to add an additional twenty minutes to the 70 minute drive from Silverton to Durango. On the positive...

The Iron Horse Bicycle Race is This Weekend

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  What an amazing display of athleticism. The premise of this race is to beat the train from Durango to Silverton and that almost seems trivial by today's standard as athletes from around the world travel to the San Juan Mountains and the winner is typically coming in around 2 hours 30 minutes. At just under 50 miles in distance, this...

Where to go when you gotta go!

Many local restaurants and businesses have a 'Customers Only' policy for their restrooms and this can be quite frustrating if you  gotta go.  The good news is that there's probably one right around the corner.  Once you know where they are you'll much prefer a newly restored victorian era water closet to a regular old bathroom anyway.  And some...

Silverton is Famous for Something Awesome…. Our Funnel Cakes!

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Rocky Mountain Funnel Cakes is located on Greene Street's 'Golden Block' just a few doors up from the Grand Imperial Hotel. They specialize in creating amazingly decadent funnel cakes with all the best toppings you could ever imagine. Some of my personal favorites are the strawberry cheesecake, the chocolate fudge turtle, and the pineapple upside down cakes. Starting around $5...

Check out these Amazing Videos of all 4 Seasons in Silverton

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The Silverton, Colorado Chamber of Commerce is an amazing resource for our town.  Not only do they help organize events like the 4th of July, but they work all year long keeping the buzz alive on social media everywhere from Facebook to Twitter, Instagram, and Vimeo.  They are always raising the bar with videos like these.     All four seasons of Colorado captured from...

Silverton has an Amazing Craft Brewery with Wood Fired Pizza and Wings!

The Golden Block Brewery is located in the heart of Silverton, Colorado, right next door to the Grand Imperial Hotel on Greene St. If you're looking for a delicious craft beer to cool you off in the middle of a hot July afternoon then look no further.  The Golden Block Brewery not only offer delicious small batch home brewed beer...

Make sure to stop by the Grand Imperial Hotel on your next trip to Silverton, Colorado

Last winter the Grand Imperial Hotel underwent a complete renovation from top to bottom. It was about one year ago to the date that they completed their work as they set off a nice little fireworks show over the Shrine to celebrate.   This summer they've expanded their dining room where they'll be offering up some of the best food...

Know the OHV Routes in Silverton, Colorado

UPDATE:  On April 25th the town of Silverton voted to keep the current OHV routes!!! Silverton is proud to allow OHVs to ride in town on specific routes.  This has been a contentious issue as many locals do not approve of the noise and traffic it involves.  For now however, they are allowed in town but we can't stress enough...

S.V.F.D. will be Shooting the Fireworks Again in 2017

UPDATE:  Last year the S.V.F.D. put on one of the best fireworks shows ever and in 2018 they'll be doing it again.  Stay tuned for more updates. Last year the fireworks on the 4th of July in Silverton were outsourced to a private firm and the show was panned by a lot of people.    This year we are happy...

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