Durango Colorado is a perfect destination for a secluded getaway. Our historic mountain town has plenty of opportunities for outdoor adventures and recreation, plus top notch lodging options, restaurants with dine-in and to-go offerings & more to enjoy.
1) A Budget-Friendly Option
Compared to many nearby cities, Durango is a very budget-friendly destination for tourists. There are hotels & vacation rentals for every budget, and even some free campsites if you are looking to save big. It is easily accessible via the Durango airport and major airlines like United & American Airlines and everything you could need or want while you visit is just a quick, beautiful drive from wherever you choose to stay.
2) 4 Ski Resorts Nearby
One of the most unique aspects of a Durango getaway is the fact that there are 4 ski resorts within 30 minute drive from downtown. Purgatory Resort, Wolf Creek Ski Area & Hesperus Ski Area and Silverton Mountain are all located within a short drive from downtown Durango. If hitting the slopes is on your Colorado bucket list, there are plenty of great places to take on the challenge for skiers of all skill levels.
3) ... But We Have More Than Skiing
If skiing isn't your cup of tea, we have plenty of other opportunities for outdoor recreation. You can leave the work to the dogs on a dog sledding excursion, hop on board a beautiful winter train ride or trek through the snow on foot with snowshoes. There's plenty to enjoy during winter in Durango, even if hitting the slopes isn't your favorite activity.
4) A Lodging Option For Everyone
One of the best selling points of Durango as a secluded vacation destination is the lodging options. There really is something for everyone when it comes to where to stay. There are beautiful vacation rentals all around the area. Whether you are looking for a secluded lakeside getaway, accommodations close to Purgatory, a cabin on the river or a romantic cabin with a view of the La Plata Mountains, you'll find somewhere incredible to stay here.
5) You'll Never Go Hungry
Durango is well known for having a restaurant for every craving you can think of. There's a little bit of everything, including American, Mexican, Mediterranean, Italian, Asian, Indian & more. On your trip, be sure to visit a variety of Durango restaurants to experience all of the cuisine that the area has to offer.