Things To Do In Durango – The Best Adventures In Southwest Colorado
Durango, Colorado is nature’s playground. With a diverse array of adventure options, it is a perfect hub for your vacation in an adorable, authentic, and friendly mountain town that you’ll love.
The Lower Animas River meanders right through the town of Durango. The in-town section offers mild and intermediate options based on your choice of river craft. For a mild option, choose a guided Lower Animas River raft trip and paddle along if you desire. For an intermediate option, take on the river in an inflatable kayak under the supervision of an instructor. There’s an adventure level for everyone on your Durango vacation!
The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad was once a part of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway. In 1882, just nine months after construction began, it was completed from Durango to Silverton. This unbelievably scenic and historic train ride is rated the Number One North American Train Trip by National Geographic (2010) and one of the top World’s Train Rides by the Society of American Travel Writers (2009). Combine a one way Durango Train ride and a Colorado Jeep Tour for our spectacular Trails & Rails package!
Colorado Jeep Tours
Explore Colorado’s beautiful mountains and rich history on a guided jeep tour. The La Plata Canyon Jeep Tour departs from Durango, Colorado. Discover cascading waterfalls, rich mining history, Colorado wildflowers and wildlife as well as breathtaking views from 12,000 feet.
Mesa Verde National Park
A true Durango vacation is not complete without a day at Mesa Verde National Park. Relive history on our Mesa Verde Discovery Tour. Discover the rich culture and architecture of the Ancestral Puebloans on a small, guided interpretive tour. Explore Cliff Palace and Spruce Tree Cliff Dwellings. Take in 700 years of history on the Mesa Loop. Explore the museum and Visitor’s Center and enjoy a delicious, deli-style lunch