The chilly winter weather is starting to melt into spring and Easter is on it’s way. If you are planning to be in Durango Easter weekend, we challenge you to celebrate in a unique and memorable way. Here are a few ideas to help you plan a unique Easter in Durango.
Enjoy Brunch At A Local Restaurant
Treat yourself to a delicious Easter Sunday brunch at one of the excellent restaurants in Durango. The Diamond Belle Saloon in the Strater Hotel also serves a Sunday brunch and has an Old West atmosphere. 11th Street Station has a variety of options for breakfast and brunch meals throughout the weekend. Be sure to call in advance to ensure a restaurant is open and verify their hours for the holiday weekend.
Go on a Fishing Trip
Perhaps you want to relax on Easter weekend by wading in the Animas River and catching some fish. The beautiful cold and clear waters of Durango offer amazing trout fishing, so check out one of the companies offering expeditions deep into the mountain rivers and alpine lakes. Duranglers provides respectable guided tours as well as has informative fishing reports that can help you prepare for your big catch.
Get Out In Nature
Another great activity to enjoy with the whole family on Easter Sunday is a hike and picnic. Pick up some yummy treats from Nature’s Oasis and put together a basket of sandwiches, fruit and cookies to enjoy at a scenic lookout or park. Don’t forget to bring along a few chocolate Easter treats with you too! Browse our favorite Spring hikes in Durango and choose the perfect one for your trip.
Take A Horseback Riding Excursion
Celebrate Easter in Durango a nontraditional route. Horseback riding is a sure way to make a memorable holiday and great story when coworkers ask how you spent your holiday. Durango offers a number of fantastic horseback riding options, from short two hour treks to full day trips.
Explore Downtown Like A Local
Take an opportunity to enjoy spring weather in Durango. Rent bikes from Roll E-Bike and bike around downtown Durango. Do some sightseeing, visit local shops and even stop by some of Durango's cool art galleries to browse unique pieces and take something special home from your trip. Roll E-Bike & SUP Rentals will even deliver your bikes to your hotel to make it even easier for you.
These are just a few ideas for celebrating a unique Easter in Durango, Colorado. For more great ideas and can’t miss attractions in Durango sign up for our weekly newsletter, The Durango Explorer.