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Allied Van Lines: The Best of Durango Moving Companies

The two Allied Van Lines agents in the Durango, CO, area on average have a nearly perfect rating of 4.9 out of 5. Our customers appreciate our agents' guidance to ensure a smooth move. With every relocation that we assist with, our customers get the help of a licensed and bonded business that is accredited by the Better Business Bureau.

Our local agents know the Four Corners area and Durango. They can assist you whether you are moving to a home with a view of the San Juan Mountains or a house right on the Animas River. Our agents will be able to help you move to the Durango area from across the state or around the world. We facilitate corporate relocations from start to finish. If you find that you need short-term or long-term storage at any point during your move, Allied Van Lines agents can help with that, too. Free estimates are available to all customers, so call on us when you need professional assistance with your move.

Located in southern Colorado near the majestic San Juan National Forest lies Durango, a gorgeous mountain town that is a wonderful retreat for tourists and residents alike. There is plenty to do to get your adrenaline going in Durango, but there is much more to the city than just skiing and hiking.

According to a 2012 U.S. Census estimate, Durango is home to just over 17,200 people, so the community is small but warm and welcoming. Despite the small size of the city, there are indications that it will continue to thrive. According to City-Data statistics, Durango jumped by 23.7 percent in population from 2000 to 2012, so the future looks bright for Durango residents. Despite the beautiful natural surroundings that are worth a million bucks here, the cost of living won't cost you an arm and a leg, as the index is near the U.S. average.

Activities and Attractions in Durango

Once you enter the city limits in Durango, you will clearly see why this is one of the most sought-after destinations in the state. There are several ways to explore the great outdoors, whether you enjoy kayaking, canoeing, biking or agritourism. The San Juan Mountains provide plenty of scenic drives and Vallecito Lake provides all of the water activities you can handle.

One of the city's biggest attractions in the city is the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad where you can take a train ride in an authentic and historic steam-powered and coal-fired locomotive. This could be an amazing way to see your new home and get a sense of the city's unique history as a railroad town.

Moving to Durango

Despite having a somewhat remote location, Durango is relatively easy to get to by car, as the city is at a crossroads of U.S. Highways 160 and 550. The downtown area is set up in a convenient grid system, making it easy to find your way around town. The terrain in Durango may be a bit difficult to navigate for the first time, but with Allied Van Lines, you can relax and let your movers do the driving for you with vehicle transportation services. You can fly into several major airports to get to Durango, including Cortez Municipal Airport, which is 50 miles away, Four Corners Regional Airport, which is 53 miles away, and Telluride Regional Airport, which is 119 miles away.

Top Public Schools in durango, colorado

Riverview Elementary School



Miller Middle School



Durango High School



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Cost of Living in durango, colorado

Cost of Living Index 0
Rent Index 41.49
Groceries Index 0
Restaurant Index 71.40
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index 0
Local Purchasing Power 0

Data by Numbeo.com