Things To Do in Durango Colorado

Durango - Silverton Rail Road
Follow in the tracks of Old West cowboys and miners on an amazing scenic journey winding through breath-taking canyons and dense forests, frozen waterfalls and snow-capped peaks and the remote wilderness of the San Juan National Forest. History and nature at its best go hand in hand to forge an unforgettable experience on Durangos most famed attraction, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Learn More

Mesa Verde National Park
Discover an unsolved mystery at the Mesa Verde National Park, a unique National Park and World Heritage Site focused on preserving the Ancestral Puebloans cultural relics. Discovered in the 1800s and declared a National Park by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1906, Mesa Verde was home to the Ancestral Puebloans for more than 700 years. It is here that they built their stone homes in the sheltered alcoves of the canyon walls until they mysteriously left and disappeared in the 1300s. Learn More

Summer & Fall Activities
Dreams of the Old West become reality as you enter Durango. Nestled on the banks of the winding Animas River, Durango is perfectly placed beneath the grandeur of the majestic San Juan mountains at the pinnacle of the Four Corners in southwest Colorado where Utah, New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado meet. Learn More

Winter Activities
Winter in Durango! Well, lets start by saying that Ski Magazine has honored Durango as one of Americas Top 10 Ski Towns and in a recent poll it was voted #1 for best weather among North American Resorts! Downhill skiing and snowmobiling may be the most popular winter sports in Durango, but lets not stop there! In Durango, you will have a true Rocky Mountain winter experience with snow-cat and backcountry skiing, snowtubing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing, horseriding and horse drawn sleigh rides, dog-sledding, ice-climbing and even ice-fishing. Learn More

History of Durango
If these mountains could talk, they would tell stories of a rich and diversified past. An Old West town that has transitioned from a mining hub to a recreational mountain getaway. Ancestral Puebloans who made their homes in rock shelters, Ute Indians who then found shelter in their abandoned cities and scores of miners in search of silver and gold. Learn More

Family Friendly Activities
Durango is the perfect destination for a family vacation with endless activities, events and festivals geared towards pure family fun. Durango is pet-friendly so bring the whole family, including your four-legged kiddies to explore new territory, discover unique adventures and spend quality family time in the comfort of your home-away-from-home! Learn More