Durango

Things to Do in Durango, Colorado

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, the best water town, the best scenic train ride, top family ski resort, and even the dog-friendliest destination. Discover for yourself what makes this area a unique and memorable place for people of all types to visit and enjoy.

All Seasons in Durango

Durango’s southwest location and proximity to the mountains ensure the seasonal experience. Even better, during seasonal transitions, you can participate in winter and snow sports at higher elevations or take a short drive further southwest and jump into summer fun. Locals appreciate this feature, and Durango does a great job of promoting seasonal events. You will surely find something going on at any time of year in Durango.

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Durango Attractions

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.”

D&SNG Railroad Museum

479 Main Ave, Durango, CO
(888) 872-4607
Be sure to visit both D&SNGRR Museums. Admission is FREE. The Durango Museum is open year-round. Yard Tours are avai...
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Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

479 Main Ave., Durango, CO 81301
888-842-4607
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (D&SNGRR) arrived in...
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Quality Inn – Ouray

191 5th Ave, Ouray, CO
970-325-7203
Our Quality Inn® hotel in Ouray, CO has the value you’re looking for when you travel. Enjoy a variety of amenitie...
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Quality Inn – Ouray

191 5th Ave, Ouray, CO
970-325-7203
Our Quality Inn® hotel in Ouray, CO has the value you’re looking for when you travel. Enjoy a variety of amenitie...
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D&SNG Railroad Museum

479 Main Ave, Durango, CO
(888) 872-4607
Be sure to visit both D&SNGRR Museums. Admission is FREE. The Durango Museum is open year-round. Yard Tours are avai...
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Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

479 Main Ave., Durango, CO 81301
888-842-4607
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (D&SNGRR) arrived in...
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Durango Hot Springs

6475 Co Rd 203 Durango, CO 81301
970-247-0111
Surrounded by mountain views, these natural mineral hot springs are like no other on Earth, with a perfect blend of...
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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park
Mesa Verde National Park offers a spectacular look into the lives of the Ancestral Pueblo people who made it their home ...
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Quality Inn – Ouray

191 5th Ave, Ouray, CO
970-325-7203
Our Quality Inn® hotel in Ouray, CO has the value you’re looking for when you travel. Enjoy a variety of amenitie...
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