Durango: Top 3 Things To Do This Fall
By Molly • September 18, 2014
With a cool, crispness in the air and endless sunny afternoons, Durango, Colorado is the perfect fall escape, whether it’s a weekend away or a week-long exploration. With new tours and tried and true trips, we have an autumn ardor experience for everyone!
1. Enjoy the Beautiful Mountains in Autumn
Marvel over Southwest Colorado’s beautiful fall colors on one of our jeep tours. Enjoy the early morning stillness and an array of fall colors on a La Plata Canyon jeep tour, following the La Plata River to Kennebec Pass. Or get high up into the mountain meadows on our Silverton Ghost Town tour for a colorful sight as orange, yellow, and every shade in between blanket the hillsides.
2. See the Beautiful Durango Fall Colors from Animas Canyon
Enjoy a historic ride on the Durango & Silverton Train and see the colorful yellow and orange aspens from a different perspective! Enjoy the train on a one-way adventure then travel down the Million Dollar Highway with Mild to Wild for more of autumn’s beautiful scenery.
3. Mesa Verde in the Fall
Only a short drive from Durango, Mesa Verde National Park is the perfect autumn escape. Enjoy the famous cliff dwellings of the ancient Puebloan people without the lines, crowds, and scorching desert heat of summer, on our Mesa Verde Discovery Tour. Tour the parks winding mesa-top drives, painted with colorful scrub oak while our guides share the history of the area. Explore the ancient cliff dwellings without the hot summer sun overhead, then enjoy a delicious and healthy boxed lunch while you take in the views. Our knowledgeable guides will keep you entertained and eager to learn more about the fascinating people of the Colorado Plateau who lived here over a thousand years ago.