Located in Southwest Colorado at the foot of the San Juan Mountains, Durango is an escape from the ordinary. This mountain town has many claims to fame including: mountain bike mecca, best water town, best scenic train ride, top family ski resort, top soaring vacation and even dog-friendliest destination. Discover for yourself what makes the Durango area a unique and memorable place.
Moonlight Snowshoe Tours > Explore Purgatory Mountain by the light of the moon. Moonlight snowshoe tours are planned during the full moon of each month. Enjoy a wine and cheese party at the Powderhouse then hike down with your guide. Call 970-385-2147 to book your adventure.
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad & Museum > This historic train has been in continuous operation for 128 years, carrying passengers behind vintage steam locomotives and rolling stock indigenous to the line. Enjoy a spectacular journey on board the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. 888-872-4607, durangotrain.com
Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort > Enjoy skiing on 85 trails accessed by 10 lifts on 1,200 acres of terrain, including two terrain parks. 970-247-9000, 800-982-6102, durangomountainresort.com
Trimble Hot Springs > A family-friendly hot springs, spa & lodging resort. Two mineral-rich hot pools, saunas, an Olympic-size swimming pool, massage treatments, and 2 overnight lodging units. 877-811-7111
Mesa Verde National Park > Voted “#1 Historic Monument in the World” by readers of Conde Nast Traveler, and chosen by National Geographic Traveler as “One of the 50 places of a lifetime – the World’s Greatest Destinations.”